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By: Imani Grant In late June, the baseball world caught wind of an unprecedented plan — MLB gave the Tampa Bay Rays, a team that has long-documented struggles at the turnstiles despite being a decent team for bouts of its 21-year history, permission to explore splitting...

By: Kylie Sparks The 2019 Dodgers are on a historic run — they were the first team in MLB to 50 wins. They have a monstrous division lead in the National League West and the team’s cleanup hitter, Cody Bellinger, is the front-runner for NL MVP....

By: Kelly Wallace On September 19th, 2018, Melisa Reidy posted a blog that took her years to be able to write. At first, she wasn’t sure she would publish it. Then, she was warned that speaking out could affect her financial future. But after suffering through...

By Gary Phillips It’s rare that a major leaguer is “excited” to get sent down, but that’s exactly how Blake Snell described his May 2017 demotion. The Rays southpaw was coming off a notable rookie season, but Snell’s sophomore campaign began with a concerning eight-start stretch. With...

By: Kelly Wallace Julianna Zobrist is a lot of things. She's a musician, a motivational speaker, a lover of fashion and art, and now the author of a new book, "Pull it Off." She sat down with us at The Peninsula Hotel last week to talk...

By: Kelly Wallace William Contreras knew he just needed a home run. He was in the midst of one of his best offensive performances of the season with the Rome Braves and one swing away from the first cycle of his career. Off the bat, the...

By: Kylie Sparks MLB FoodFest, a baseball foodie’s dream. There is nothing more classic than the combination of a baseball game and a concession stand hot dog, but baseball foodies know there’s more to a ballpark’s menu than that. In fact, every stadium has its own local...

By: Charlotte Edelstein “I’m not a tomboy, I’m an athlete.” The phrase was printed in white letters on a light-blue long-sleeve T-shirt. Between the first and second halves of the phrase were a soccer ball, a basketball, and a baseball (or was it a softball?). I...

By: Ryan Davis If you're a worker in America who is passionate about their work and feel that it provides real value to society, you're in a shrinking minority. The labor market has undergone massive shifts in recent years, and the space for noble work in...

By: Kylie Sparks The field is mowed, the dirt is groomed, the bubble gum vat is filled to the brim (until Rich Hill gets mad at himself for a bad inning and tosses it to the ground)… it’s official, baseball is back. The Dodgers left Camelback...

By: Kylie Sparks With the Dodgers front office making… some choices this offseason, including trading beloved players to shed salary and losing the free agency race, the focus now turns to the new roster and prospects during Cactus League. We traveled to the first week of...

By: Kylie Sparks After a long, hard, cold off-season with the Manny and Bryce sweepstakes going down to the wire… and then some (congrats, Phillies!), 15 teams awoke from their great winter slumber to report to the Arizona Cactus League. With 10 different ballparks in the...