Masyn Winn Emerges As A Face Of Black Baseball This Week On and Off The Field

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Masyn Winn has wasted no time making a name for himself. The young superstar has quickly become an impact player on this Cardinals team and the future looks very bright with Winn in the picture.   Through 69 games, he’s hitting .299...

#HIGHFIVE (WEEK 12): Royce Rolls And Giancarlo Is Stanton On Business

“Rolls Royce” Lewis is off to the greatest start at the plate in the 123-year history of the Minnesota Twins franchise. Since returning from injury two weeks ago, he has been the best hitter in the Majors, posting a .429/.529/1.000 slash line with five home runs and...

A Tribute To The GOAT | Five Things Young Fans Need To Know About Willie Mays 

Legends live on forever.  On Tuesday, Willie Mays, one of the greatest players ever, died at 93.    Mays played from 1948-73, dominating as a centerfielder and earning himself a one-way ticket to the Baseball Hall of Fame and overall sports royalty. With 24...

Exclusive: Negro League Tribute At Rickwood Field Features First All-Black Umpire Crew

When the St. Louis Cardinals meet the San Francisco Giants on June 20th at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama it will be the first time ever that we have a crew made up entirely of Black umpires. The mood will be solemn as the great Willie Mays, who played at...

Greg Jones’ First MLB Hit Was A Bro Bomb For Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-5 on Monday. Despite the loss, the Rockies had a player accomplish something special.   Greg Jones collected his first MLB hit and it just so happened to be a home run. Coming in as a pinch hitter in the...

Down Bad: Only Five MLBbros Crack First Round of All-Star Voting

Major League Baseball has released the early results of the 2024 MLB All-Star Ballot, and the numbers have not been kind to the MLBbros.   With 10 days remaining in Phase 1 of fan voting, only five have registered enough votes to be eligible for a starting spot...

Father’s Day With The Bufords | This Father/Son Duo Has Flown Under The Radar For Decades

There are many father and son combinations that have reached the Major Leagues over the years. A few that come to mind are the Griffeys, the Bonds, and the Fielders. One family that has made terrific contributions to this game but seemingly go unnoticed are the...

#HIGHFIVE (WEEK 11): Jazz Chisholm Strikes Back, David Hamilton Is In The Game

The gap between Aaron Judge and the rest of the field stretches further apart with each passing week.  As he keeps hitting, the Yankees keeps on winning and this week he swung his bat to the tune of a .423 average with four home runs and 13 RBI to earn the top spot on...

What’s Wrong With Tim Anderson ?

The Miami Marlins signed shortstop Tim Anderson in the 2023 off-season.  Anderson is on a one-year deal hoping to get paid this off-season, however, everything is not going to plan. Anderson is batting just below the 200 mark at .195. This is not like Tim Anderson....

Royce Lewis Is Healthy So That Means Bro Bombs Are Being Crushed In Minnesota

Minnesota Twins third baseman Royce Lewis has immediately made an impact on his team since returning from the injured list.   https://twitter.com/MLBNetwork/status/1800538729733353758 Royce Lewis Returns From Injury    On June 4, the Twins activated Lewis...

Mike Cameron and Daz Cameron Meet At Home, Exchange Lineup Cards

Daz Cameron had a moment he will never forget before a game last week against the Seattle Mariners. On Thursday, June 6, Cameron was informed that he would deliver the lineup card to the umpires before the game.  ...

#HIGHFIVE (WEEK 10): Aaron Judge’s 32-Game On Base Streak Steals The Show

Aaron Judge once again reigns supreme over the baseball world, earning the top spot in Week 10 of our #HighFive list, thanks to his current 32-game on base streak (that he shares with shortstop and teammate Anthony Volpe) and being named May’s American League Player...

3 Possible Trade Destination For Detroit Tigers Ace Black Jack Flaherty: Posting Historic K-to-Walk Ratio

Fourteen K’s, 10, 9, 9, 7, whew. Those are some of Tigers flamethrower Jack ‘Black Flaherty’s strikeout totals this season.    Last season, the melanated mound marauder saw himself at the head of trade talks, after avoiding arbitration and winning seven games...

Marcus Semien Rested After 349 Straight Games Played: He’s Batting .500 Since His Return

Over the last two seasons, Marcus Semien has suited up and hit the field for the Texas Rangers on a consistent basis.   He appeared in 349 consecutive games until May 29, when he was given the day off. That might have been exactly what he needed.   The...

Band of Brothers: Who Can Stop The Bros In The Bronx?

The inevitable has arrived. After a flurry of offseason moves that saw many pick the New York Yankees as favorites to represent the American League in the 2024 World Series, Aaron Judge and the boys are scorching hot and look like the best team in baseball.   The...

‘I’m Doing Something Right’: Andrew McCutchen Still Has Gas Left In The Tank

Andrew McCutchen will go down as one of the best to ever suit up for the Pittsburgh Pirates.   https://youtu.be/2zKF4NuPkhM?si=-EOStxINlOiuPtT6   The 37-year-old has accomplished a lot throughout his career and is not showing any signs of slowing down when...

#HIGH FIVE | These Are The Bros Who Were Gettin It Done This Week

Hunter Greene has been stacking great starts together for over a month and it is about time the league started taking notice. He dominated the Los Angeles Dodgers for a second straight start last Saturday to lower his ERA to 1.95 in his last six games, earning him the...

Atlanta Braves Need To Get Tommy Pham As Injury Sidelines Ronald Acuna

Michael Harris II and the Atlanta Braves had already lost one superstar for the season, and over the weekend, things got worse. Reigning National League MVP Ronald Acuna Jr. joined ace Spencer Strider on the season-ending IL with a torn left ACL after faking toward...

Hall of Fame East-West Classic Honors Our History: The MLBbros Were Outside

On Saturday, May 25 a special baseball game was held in Cooperstown, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame East-West Classic was at Doubleday Field and featured 30 former MLBbros.   An instant classic it was as the East defeated the West 5-4 in six...

Diversified Bonds: MLBbro Icon and MLB Home Run King Barry Bonds Enters Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame

All-time MLBbro great and reigning home run king Barry Bonds has ripped up the record books when it pertains to offensive productivity over his career. For a five year period, pitchers were so afraid to throw to him, intentional walks were pretty much the norm and...

Minor Setback, Major Comeback | Byron Buxton Heats Up Post-Injury, Dominates Nationals 

Maybe he just needed some rest.    Minnesota Twins centerfield Byron Buxton returned from injury on Saturday as the Twins attempted to do away with its four-game losing streak, but it couldn’t reign victorious. It wasn’t until Tuesday though, when Buxton told the...

Two MLBbro Kings Represent The Culture Among Top Three In An Advanced Stat

With the season passing the first quarter of the longest journey in sports, MLBbros have seen a sudden explosion of power at the plate. So much so that the weekly Chocolate Thunder segment highlighting “Bro Bombs” has kept the staff very busy as of late…  ...

Lamonte Wade Jr. Is Putting Up On Base Percentage Numbers Like Barry Bonds

 A typical major league season is certainly a marathon more than a sprint. Guys will have their ups and downs but staying consistent is the key to being a regular in the lineup. Lamont Wade has been in the lineup for every game the San Francisco Giants have played...

Josh Bell Powers Surging Miami Marlins To Fourth Win In A Row

Josh BellMLBbro slugger Josh Bell put together one of his best offensive performances of the season on Saturday, May 18 as the Miami Marlins defeated the New York Mets 10-9 in extra innings.   Bell went 3-for-5 at the plate with four RBI, a home run, and a run...

‘We Need Some Dogs Here’: Will LA Angels Give Manager Ron Washington A Chance to Deliver?

The Los Angeles Angels and Ron Washington, if given the time, could be a match made in heaven. The Angels are considered one of the worst franchises in baseball with the light at the end of the tunnel being a possible oncoming train with superstar Shohei Ohtani in...

Yankees Survive Aaron Judge Slump: Now That’s He’s Hitting, Sky Is The Limit For Pinstripes

The New York Yankees are one of the top teams in all of baseball. They have maintained their place amongst the league’s elite even with MLBbro Aaron Judge performing below his standards in April.  Despite the slow start, the fact that the Yankees offense has still...

It’s Safe To Call Hunter Greene Ace Of Cincinnati Reds

Hunter Greene is finally coming into his own in the 2024 campaign. Greene was has gone seven innings in three of his last five starts. His ERA is down to 3.27, as he is more consistent in his starts. Hunter Greene Expands Repertoire  During the offseason and spring...

Willie Calhoun Seizes The Moment Hitting Cleanup For Ron Washington’s LA Angels

MLBbro outfielder Willie Calhoun has bounced around from the minors to various big league teams throughout his career. He’s now looking to make an impact in his first season with the Los Angeles Angels led by manager Ron Washington.   The Angels signed Calhoun to...

Around The Horn: Division Leaders and MLBbros That Power Them

Divisional races don’t get hectic until we head down the stretch, but let's take a quick look at the current division leaders across Major League Baseball and the MLBbros that play key roles in how successful these teams will ultimately be.    NL West - Los...

Taijuan Walker Has Won Last Three Starts Since Return From IL

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Taijuan Walker has wasted no time making an impact on his team since returning from the injured list this season. Walker’s 2024 season started with him on the IL due to right shoulder soreness and the Phillies wanted to make sure to take...

Former MLBbro Leans Towards The Gridiron

A story like this puts former MLBbro Monte Harrison in mind of the “A Dream Deferred” poem written by the legendary poet Langston Hughes… What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink...

#HIGHFIVE (Week 6): Aaron Judge, Marcus Semien Turning Up

Marcus Semien put on a show in his first time back in the Bay Area as a World Series Champion, collecting 10 hits in a three-game span including the hardest hit homer of his career, earning him the Top Spot in our Week 6 #HighFive List. 1. Marcus Semien   Marcus...

‘He’s Going To Be A Good One’ | Trey “Da Truth” Lipscomb Shines In Crucial Game For Nats

WASHINGTON, DC – That brother is getting the hang of it.   Nationals third baseman Trey Lipscomb put together a clutch performance on Tuesday, and he did it against a team he grew up just 45 minutes from. Lipscomb came into the majors known for his defensive...

Ke’Bryan Hayes Is Still Mastering The Art of Mash | The Gold Glover Still Searching For Identity As Hitter

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes came into the 2024 season looking to build on his previous season where he hit .271 and a career-high 15 home runs.   It looked as though Hayes was going to take that next step as a hitter after watching his...

East-West Classic Has The Drop On Black Baseball Culture Memorial Weekend In Cooperstown

This Memorial Day weekend, Black baseball fans across America will have another reason to visit the Mecca of baseball, Cooperstown, New York.    The National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum will celebrate the opening of its new exhibit ‘The Souls of the Game: Voices of...

Josiah “Sway” Gray Is Getting Closer To Return

The Washington Nationals have been without their all-star pitcher Josiah Gray since the second week of April. Gray landed on the injured list on April 9 with a right elbow/forearm flexor strain. Not the start of the season Gray and the Nationals were looking to have....

CJ Abrams Lists His Mount Rushmore of Shortstops… MLBbro.com Lists Ours

There is not a hotter MLBbro these days than Washington Nationals shortstop, CJ Abrams. Recently our MLBbro shared his Mount Rushmore of current shortstops that shine on the field. One of them is a MLBbro and of course he added himself....

#HIGHFIVE (Week 5) | Four MLBbro Pitchers Dominated This Week

Hunter Greene’s dominance in Arlington this past weekend earns him the top spot on Week 5 of our #HighFive List.  He registered his first win of the season with a one-hit, seven-inning shutout over the reigning World Series champion Texas Rangers to headline a week...

Byron Buxton Is Injured Again and Unfortunately Nobody Is Surprised | Big Bux Bounce Back !

Another year, another injury for MLBbro Byron Buxton. Minnesota Twins fans had nightmare flashbacks when their former All-Star center fielder left the game with soreness in his right knee, aggravated by an attempted steal of second base.  ...

Aaron Judge Can Afford To Slump Now, The Well-Rounded Yankees Are Winning

The New York Yankees newly named captain has been struggling early on this season.   Aaron Judge is batting below .207, but despite his struggles at the plate, he's hit six Bro bombs and the Yankees find themselves near the top of the American League East...

Baltimore Orioles MLBbro Cedric Mullins Is Leading The Charge For Team To Beat In The AL East

The Baltimore Orioles are coming off an impressive 2023 season, winning the AL East. It was the first time Baltimore made the postseason since 2016. Even though the Orioles lost to the Texas Rangers 3-0 in the Division Series, it was a step in the right direction for...

Pace Setters: MLBbros Help To Drive Early League Power Rankings

On Monday as the first full month of the 2024 season nears closing, MLB.com released another rendition of its weekly power rankings. Naturally, the rankings are opinionated and will change throughout the year based on the source, but it's always fun to take a deep...

Hunter Greene Stopped Being Cute and Is Producing Filthy Stuff On The Hill

  Hunter Greene had a dominating performance on April 27 as he picked up his first win of the season against the defending World Series champion Texas Rangers.    https://youtu.be/LGFJf8DXIw4   The Cincinnati Reds put up eight runs against the Rangers...

Tim Anderson Rebounding From Last Season’s Chicago Nightmare

Tim Anderson is showing his resilience and determination by recovering from a difficult 2023 season with the Chicago White Sox. Since signing a one-year/$5M show me deal, Anderson is getting his mojo back with the Miami Marlins. The former two-time all-star has...

Josh Naylor Is A Star On The Diamond And A Treasure To The Fans

Don’t look now but the Cleveland Guardians are mere percentage points behind the red hot Atlanta Braves for the best record in baseball.   While the Braves have been the class of the National League East for most of the decade and are meeting expectations, the...

That’s Just Baseball | Jordan “Sky” Walker Sent To AAA Amid St. Louis Cardinals Struggles

Sometimes you get knocked down before you reach the top. You’ve got to get back up.   With St. Louis struggling at 11-14 on the season, Cardinals' outfielder Jordan Walker was sent back down to AAA on Wednesday to work on his pitch recognition and swing,...

Hard Luck Bro | Black Jack Flaherty Seeking First Win With Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jack Flaherty will look to secure his first win of the season this evening as the Tigers take on the Tampa Bay Rays.   This will be Flaherty’s fifth start of the season and he currently has a 0-1 record with 4.44 ERA.  ...

DJ Stewart and Tyrone Taylor With A Soul Infusion That Is Big Time Boosting NY Mets

LOS ANGELES - While New York loves to highlight its biggest and flashiest stars, two bros have been a pair of unsung heroes for arguably the hottest team in baseball. Their names? Tyrone Taylor and D.J. Stewart. These guys are pretty new to the Big Apple, as this is...

3 MLBbros Jackie Robinson Would Be Proud Of Today

  MLBbro.com was front and center Monday April 15th for Major League Baseball’s annual “Jackie Robinson Day” for the man whose influential style of play still resonates in the game to this day.    While the festivities were going on and every player that...

#HIGHFIVE (Week 3) | Mookie Betts & CJ Abrams Bringing Black Shortstop Bonanza

Mookie Betts became the second middle infielder in Dodgers history to go 5-for-5 in a game.  He has been the best player on the planet to begin this season and for the second time in three weeks he takes the top spot on Week 3 of our #HighFive List. 1. Mookie Betts...

“Things Can Change Quickly” | Dillon Tate Is Back Just In Time To Lengthen and Strengthen Baltimore Orioles Bullpen

Dillon Tate has been very steady since his return from his forearm and elbow injury, holding an ERA of 1.29 and securing a win for the 2024 season.    Tate had a wild and uncertain recovery. MLBbro.com was all over Tate in 2022. It was a breakout season season...

This Is CJ Abrams’ All-Star Season | No. 5 Is An Issue

On Jackie Robinson day, Washington Nationals shortstop CJ Abrams put together a solid performance to help his team defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 in game one of a three-game series.   Abrams went 2-for-5 at the plate with a home run and two runs scored. ...

Doc Forever: Mets Retire Doc Gooden’s Iconic No. 16

“The fans always stuck with me through everything. I always wanted to come back here.” -Dwight Gooden during his number retirement ceremony.       CITI FIELD– When Dwight “Doc” Gooden got a call from New York Met owner Steve Cohen over the winter, he...

Joe Ross Completes Comeback Journey With First Win As A Starter Since 2021

In life there are some challenges that all people face no matter the race, creed or color…adversity, perseverance and maybe the toughest of all…patience. Nothing combines all of these attributes better than Milwaukee Brewers’ right hander Joe Ross, who won his first...

#HIGHFIVE (Week 2) 2024 | Surprise Melanated Mound Marauder Takes The Top Spot

Jordan Hicks’ made a statement loud and clear that he is here to compete and dominate in his first season as a full-time starter.  Just three starts into his career, one of baseball's best flamethrowers takes the top spot in Week 2 of our #HighFive List.  ...

Melanated Mound Marauder On Go: Jordan Hicks Continues Dominance In New Starting Role 

That brother is something special. Going into the season, mound master Jordan Hicks was added to the Giants’ pitching staff hopeful to sure up the squad’s rotation. After making his mark in the league as a flamethrowing reliever, reaching 105 MPH and posting 81...

CJ Abrams and Trey “Da Truth” Lipscomb Give Washington Nationals Rare All-MLBbro Left Side Of The Infield

Don’t look now but the Washington Nationals are on the move in the National East. After a slow start that had them in the basement, the Nats are currently on a two-game winning streak and at 4-6 they are 2.5 games out of first as of this Tuesday (April 9).  Washington...

Show and Prove: Jordan Hicks’ Time is Now As A Starting Pitcher In San Francisco

After years of waiting for an opportunity to transition from reliever to starter, San Francisco Giants flamethrower Jordan Hicks is making the most of his new opportunity this season.   Hicks, who can bring it in the triple digits with regularity, overcame...

MLBbro Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run

Mark Gray gives an eloquent description of what Hank Aaron's 715th home run moment still means to Black baseball a half century later. https://youtu.be/hFoXyaavobo?si=VXsTm04-CVFzcHuY

Trey Lipscomb Impresses Nats With On Base Streak and Glove Work

With the MLB season in its infancy stages, sometimes it’s difficult to find MLBbros providing production in the same situations. While the Washington Nationals have found themselves with some early season struggles falling to 2-4 after a 7-4 loss to the Pittsburgh...

#HIGHFIVE | These MLBBros Came Out The Gate Running It Up To Open 2024 Season

Mookie Betts was in a class of his own during Opening Week, picking up right where he left off from the 2023 season that saw him finish second in the race for National League MVP.  The most versatile player in the Majors earns the top spot on the inaugural 2024...

MLBbro Trio Pushes The Pitt Back To The Top With 5-0 Start | Cutch, Ke’Bryan Hayes and Michael A. Taylor Balling

With the MLB season in its infancy stages, one of the more surprising stories is the white-hot start of the Pittsburgh Pirates.   After a dominant Monday performance dismissing the Washington Nationals 8-4, the Pirates have raced off to a 5-0 record leading...

Game Recognize Game: The Future Is Bright For Black Baseball

  Opening Day should be a time for all fans to celebrate, but with the disappointing percentage of MLBbros in the game (less than 7 percent) it has also become a somber moment for Black fans clamoring for a resurgence of Black players to climb toward numbers...

Mookie Betts Reminding Everyone | He’s The Straw That Stirs The Dodgers’ Drink

LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers have star and firepower all throughout their lineup, but the Seoul of the team continues to be Mookie Betts. The 2023 Silver Slugger Award winner has been on a tear to start the 2024 campaign. Mookie Going Crazy To Start Season  In the first...

There’s Always Room For Thirds: “Bro-dictions” Part III: These MLBbros Are Serious

As the 2024 MLB season draws near, there remains a wealth of "broductive" talent yet to be dissected. The air is thick with speculation and forecasts, as fans fervently share their predictions for their beloved players across social media platforms.   Marcus...

MLBbros Comprised 10.3 % Percent Of 260 Opening Day Starters | Black List By The Numbers

The 2024 MLB season kicked off with a packed Opening Day slate of games and the MLBbros were well represented in various starting lineups. Bros By The Numbers: Opening Day 2024  16 MLB teams started Black and brown players on Opening Day.   27 MLBbros in total...

“Bro-dictions” For 2024 MLB Season (Part 1) | Look Into The Future

Diving into ‘24: MLB’s elite bros gear up for a season of record-breaking performances and headline-making plays.  As the 2024 Major League Baseball season approaches, fans and analysts alike are buzzing with predictions for some of the league's brightest stars. Of...

JP Crawford Keeps The Mood Mellow In Seattle With Reggae Music and His Cool Cali Demeanor

The Seattle Mariners have a rock in their lineup and its at the very top.  Shortstop J.P. Crawford is the leadoff hitter for this club and he is looking forward to 2024. “Spring is going great, we have a good group of guys and ready to get the season started” Crawford...

Marcus Stroman Declines Opening Day Start | Shortsighted Yankees Fans Are Upset, But Stroman Will Pitch Plenty Of Big Games

When Yankees ace Gerrit Cole went down with right elbow concerns with reports predicting 10-12 weeks on the shelf, the Bro community got excited because the next logical candidate to fill the March 28 Opening Day void in Houston would be veteran hurler Marcus...

Mookie Betts Has Earned the Right To Speak His Mind: “I Want To Be a Legend In The Game.”

Professional athletes are some of the most competitive humans on the planet. The great ones are always hungry to improve on their personal best performances, reach greater heights in their respective sport, and ultimately reach immortal status as one of the game's...

Hunter Greene Machine Adding More Pitches To His 105 MPH Flamer | The Arsenal Is Upgrading This Spring

Hunter Greene has been on fire this spring training. He threw a split-finger fastball and a curveball during one of his outings. Two of which he never threw in the majors.  In his first Spring outing on February 25th, the flamethrower used all four pitches during his...

Tim Anderson Joins Miami Marlins Booming Bro Show | $5M Show Me Deal For Former Batting Champ

Like the Will Smith song, former Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson is “Going to Miami.”   The Miami Marlins and Anderson agreed to a one-year deal worth $5 million, according to ESPN.    His deal with Miami is pending a physical....

HBCU Swingman Classic Comes To Texas | Ken Griffey Jr’s Star Shines Light On Black College Baseball’s Brightest

The annual HBCU Swingman Classic is just five months away.   Tickets will go on sale now due to the great turnout from last year’s inaugural event. Last year it was in Seattle, this year it's at Globe Life Field, home of the World Series Champion Texas Rangers,...

Mookie Betts 50/50 Foundation Gears Up For Another Bowling Fundraiser | The 2023 MLBbro Player of the Year Is Culture Shifting

MLBbro Player of the Year Mookie Betts will one day see his name in Cooperstown. Along with his passion for the game of baseball, Betts holds a deep love for connecting with his community and established the 50/50 Foundation. It's a shining example of charitable...

Retired? Well… Kind Of… Dusty Baker Returns to The San Francisco Giants as Special Advisor

Every time he tries to leave something keeps pulling MLBbro Dusty Baker back to the field of dreams. Only this time he’ll be moving on up to the front office. After originally retiring from managing after a 26 year career, Baker is returning with the San Francisco...

MLB.com Recognizes These Melanated Mound Marauders For Their Dominance | ‘Hoot’ and ‘Doc’ Produced Top 5 Cy Young Seasons

There has only been a total of 116 CY Young Award winners in baseball history. According to a recent report on MLB.com, two of our MLBbros were acknowledged as having one of the Top 5 most dominant Cy Young award-winning seasons we have ever seen.   #3 Nobody...

Mookie Betts Is MLBbro Player of the Year For 2023

As Black baseball stars continue to make waves around the baseball world, one in particular has represented the bunch as well as anyone on and off of the field. Following an incredible season, it’s now former AL MVP Mookie Betts’ turn to grace the 2023 MLBbro.com...

Trent Grisham is The BX-Factor In Juan Soto Trade To Yankees

Juan Soto isn’t the only one coming to the Bronx this offseason. So is MLBbro Trent Grisham. On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres put together a blockbuster deal to send young superstar Soto to the Bronx along with Grisham. The Padres received...

Marcus Stroman Would Be A Great Fit For A Baltimore Orioles Team With The Lowest Total Payroll In MLB

Pitching is the key to success at all levels of baseball, especially in MLB, where elite arms are pivotal to teams with an opportunity to compete for a World Series title against some of the best hitters in the world.   Marcus Stroman is one of those elite...

One Season After Contemplating Retirement, A Rebirthed Jason Heyward Runs It Back With LA Dodgers

Long-time right fielder Jason Heyward is back for another one.   The 14-year veteran has reportedly re-signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers on a one-year $9 million deal. Heyward will enter the season at 34 years old and will have the chance to add to his stellar...

They Chose To Serve: An MLBbro Veterans Day Retrospective

When it was all said and done, they chose to serve.   Despite the racial inequities they received on and off the field, they chose to serve. Whether it was World War I or World War II, whether it was the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines, they chose to serve....

Mookie Betts Looking To Join Frank Robinson and Become Second Player In MLB History To Win MVP In Both Leagues

Mookie Betts had an exceptional 2023 season and while he didn’t get the opportunity to win a third World Series title, he still ended the season as one of the league’s best.  ...

Was This World Series The First Step In Marcus Semien and Corey Seager’s Texas Rangers Dynasty? | The $500M Infield Will Dominate For Years To Come

With the Texas Rangers winning their first World Series in franchise history, stars Marcus Semien and Corey Seager laid the foundation for what has the chance to be Major League Baseball’s next great dynasty.   Marcus Semien has stamped himself as the greatest...

Marcus Semien Discusses The Keys To A Texas Rangers World Series Title

MLBbro.com lead baseball reporter Malik Wright spoke to Texas Rangers All-Star second baseman Marcus Semien, who provided his opinion on what the Rangers have to do against the scrappy Arizona Diamondbacks to win the first World Series in franchise history.  ...

Marcus Semien Reached Base Safely In Four Of His Five Game 6 At Bats | Texas Rangers Push Dusty Baker’s Astros To ALCS Game 7

Marcus Semien reached base safely in four of his five Game 6 at-bats, knocking in two singles, walking twice and scoring a run in the Rangers 9-2 win over the Astros.  Now, just one game stands between him and his first career World Series appearance.   Semien...

Philadelphia Phillies Send The Atlanta Braves Home, But The Future Is Bright In ATL

Philadelphia - On Thursday Night, Michael Harris II and the Atlanta Braves season came to a disappointing end as they fell 3-1 to the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia’s series clenching victory on Thursday pushed their playoff home record to...

Atlanta Braves Facing NLDS Elimination | Money Mike Harris, Ronald Acuna Jr. and Matt Olson Need To Get Bats Going Against Philly

Philadelphia -- After one of the most exciting comeback victories in recent MLB history on Monday, Michael Harris II and the Atlanta Braves came crashing back to earth in Philadelphia on Wednesday.    Despite their offense striking first, the Phillies responded...

Texas Rangers Clinch First ALCS Birth Since 2011 | 3B Coach Tony Beasley Has Seen The Best and Worst Times During Eight Years With Organization

The Texas Rangers clinched a berth to the American League Championship Series for the first time since 2011 after completing a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday night.  Now, they can get some much-needed rest while waiting for the Twins and Astros to finish their...

Dusty Baker Gets 53rd Postseason Win & 30th As A Houston Astros Manager | Stros’ Cruise To 9-1 Game 3 ALDS Win Over Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins proved that they are not to be taken lightly after Game 2 of the ALDS when they blitzed the defending World Series champion Houston Astros 6-2 in Texas to knot the ALDS at 1-1 entering Tuesday night’s pivotal Game 3. The lines in Vegas didn’t shift...

All-MLBbro Team 2023 | These Bros Were The Top Of The Class

With the regular season completed and the playoffs heating up, it’s time for MLBbro.com to honor the very best Black and brown players of 2023.   The third annual All-Bro Team represents excellence at the plate, in the field, and as a leader. It was selected by a...

Marcus Semien Gets His Playoff Bat Going | Texas Rangers Keep Rolling To 2-0 ALDS Lead Over Baltimore

Marcus Semien got back on track with a two-hit day in the Rangers 11-8 victory over the Orioles Sunday night.  Now, needing only one win to clinch a berth to the ALCS, he sets his sights on a sweep in the biggest game in Arlington since the 2011 World Series.   A...

Texas Rangers Beat Reporter Kennedi Landry Talks MLB Playoffs

Mark Gray talks to Texas Rangers beat reporter Kennedi Landry about the team’s play in the MLB Postseason as they hold a 1-0 lead over Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS.   https://youtu.be/cYproknd5HU?si=bRDVvpRe4lT7iKwj  

Marcus Semien Struggles, But Texas Rangers Advance To ALDS | Expect A Big Series Against Baltimore

Marcus Semien and his Texas Rangers busted the brooms out on their way to sweeping the Rays in the Wild Card round, despite him only going 1-for-9 in the series and 2-for-17 overall in his last three games. If Semien can break the skid and join his other teammates in...

MLBbro.com Staff Playoff Predictions (Divisional Round) | Agree?

As we do every year at this time, the staff at MLBbro.com has made its annual postseason predictions.   Our Panel: Rob Parker, JR Gamble, Mark Gray, David Grubb, Malik Wright, Dante Miles, Ronald Agers, Gary Sheffield Jr., Rachel Hill, Jaelen Gilkey, Kevin Moore...

Royce Lewis Becomes Third Player In MLB History To Homer In First Two Postseason Plate Appearances

Minnesota Twins rookie slugger Royce Lewis is fresh off an AL Rookie of the Month award for September and the former No. 1 overall draft pick started his first October run bro bombing the Twins to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 1 of the AL Wild Card...

MLBbro.com Staff World Series Predictions

As we do every year at this time, the staff at MLBbro.com has made its annual postseason predictions.   With the matchups for the Division and League Championship Series still yet to be determined, our panel of 11 contributors made its selections based on the...

Jazz Chisholm & Josh Bell Drive The Miami Soul Train Into Wild Card Series With The Philadelphia Phillies

The Miami Marlins were competing in one of the toughest divisions this season, but they found a way to make it to the postseason and two of our MLBbro’s played a key role in making that happen.  ...

MLBbro Umpire Malachi Moore Is Holding Free Camps In Compton To Teach Kids How To Execute The Craft

By Seneca Sumners Special to MLBbro.com  WE WANT MOORE! This is what the kids say about the Compton Youth Academy umpire camp. Malachi Moore, an alum of the CYA, is a Black MLB umpire doing his first full-time season this year. Moore will be holding a youth umpire...

#HIGHFIVE | These MLBbros Ended The 2023 MLB Regular Season With A Bang

Aaron Judge brought back his record-breaking Mojo from 2022 this week and put on a power display for the ages. He became the first Yankee ever with multiple three home runs games in the same season after hitting three in last Friday's contest against Arizona to earn...

Cedric Mullins, Aaron Hicks & Jack Flaherty Are About To Lock Down Baltimore Orioles First Division Title Since 2014

The last time the Orioles hoisted the division title, they had just two MLBbros, Adam Jones and Delmon Young, on their American League Division Series roster.   ...

Royce Lewis Is Doing Superstar Things For Minnesota Twins: He’s 19-for-55 Over A Scorching Stretch

Minnesota Twins #MLBbro Royce Lewis is healthy and back to blistering baseballs for a team that is trying to stay in AL Wild Card command. https://youtu.be/0atr73TBSmI  

Dillon Tate Is Locked In & Ready To Help Baltimore Orioles Make World Series Run

Dillon Tate returned from a demotion to Triple-A Norfolk and continues to pitch in high-leverage situations for the Orioles. https://youtu.be/KpXkrTpi_qw?si=RbNSPsb07LFFOZ1D

Is it Foul or Fair To Say That Royce Lewis Is A Budding Superstar?

Minnesota Twins slugger Royce Lewis has been an elite hitter when healthy. https://youtu.be/VulG4sNcBKA

Aaron Judge Makes The Remarkable Look Easy

Aaron Judge continues to chase records and wreck pitchers as Home Boi Highlight feature for this week.   https://youtu.be/ZqvnabWtFJQ?si=jp9bqfk1bf_Nmx6J      

Sweet Home Alabama? | Reggie Jackson’s Remembrance Of Rickwood Field Is A Look Into America’s Ugly, Not-So-Distant Past

Major League Baseball made history on Thursday night, as the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals competed in the league’s first game at Rickwood Field. Built in 1910, Rickwood Field is the oldest existing professional ballpark and once served as home to the...

Inspired By Willie Mays, Tampa Bay Rays Prospect Chandler Simpson Goes Off At Rickwood Field

Tampa Bay Rays have quite a few talented pieces in their farm system. MLBbro Xavier Isaac is a power-hitting first baseman who’s expected to be called up in early 2026.   Speedster Chandler Simpson is a blur who reeks on the basepaths for opposing teams and...

The A-Mays-Ing Legacy of The “Say Hey” Kid

To get an essence of what Willie Howard Mays Jr. contributed to the sport of baseball, it would truly take a lifetime to do it justice. That being said, I’m up for the task of giving you and all of our readers a respectable snapshot. https://youtu.be/Qnj1W7Pq_R8 When...

“Just To Get Him Here And Take Some At-Bats Versus Clayton” | Dodgers 19-Year-Old Prospect Kendall George Spends Day With Club At Dodger Stadium

The grind of the minor leagues can be rough, and most young players often hit that proverbial wall at some point early in their pro development process. In an effort to give them a bit of a glimpse into the future, clubs let their minor league players spend some time...

Delmon Young Is The Detroit Tigers’ All-Time Postseason Leader In Homers With 8

MLBbro Delmon Young was the No. 1 overall pick in 2003 MLB Draft and became AL Championship MVP in 2012. https://youtu.be/KkSdOQ0NKbw  

Who Is The Most Important Yankees Player? Aaron Judge, Juan Soto Or Giancarlo Stanton?

The NY Yankees have gotten plenty of contributions from their star players, Aaron Judge Juan Soto, and Giancarlo Stanton. Mark and Manny debate which player is most important to the Yankees World Series hopes this season?   https://youtu.be/8ab8mWHkuTs

Dave Roberts | The Steal That Helped End Boston Red Sox 86-Year World Series Drought

After playing just 45 games following his trade from the Dodgers, Dave Roberts helped Boston steal the American League pennant from the New York Yankees with the most significant steal in the history of baseball’s postseason. Roberts was the catalyst for a team that...

Bake McBride Won NL Rookie of the Year In 1974 and Won A World Series

Rob Parker hops in baseball's time machine to feature outfielder Bake McBride who had 173 hits, 30 steals and batted .309 in 1974. He was the first Cardinals player to earn the Rookie of the Year award since 1955.   https://youtu.be/n7lLIGja5mg    ...

Don’t Want No Stat-ic | Dusty Baker Let The Baseball World Know Just What He Thinks Of The New Stat Era

Baseball has found a new way of bringing discussions of sports science to fans, media, scouts and front office executives. Seemingly every week, baseball announcers are calling out the newest advanced statistic to bring a deeper meaning to the game particularly when...

Who Will Replace Mookie Betts In LA Dodgers Lineup ?

The Los Angeles Dodgers became baseball’s latest example of “Life comes at you fast”.   In this episode, the team was riding high after taking two of three games from MLB’s hottest team, the New York Yankees, a feat more impressive after the Yanks ran off to yet...

Taj Bradley Has Breakout Performance Of Season: He’s Back In Command After 11-K Outing

Taj Bradley had one of the best outings of his career in his recent start against the Chicago Cubs.   The 23-year-old tied a career-high in strikeouts with 11 on June 13 as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Cubs 3-2.  ...

I’m Just Trying To Be Consistent” | Nationals Top Prospect James Wood Wins International League Player Of The Month, Awaits Expected Call Up To Majors

The Washington Nationals have a bevy of young talent in their farm system, but few standout like 6-foot-7- and 240-pound outfielder James Wood.   The club’s top ranked prospect is inching his way closer and closer to being called up to the majors. Blessed with a...

Commissioner Robert Manfred, Masyn Winn, Jordan Hicks and MLB Legends Unveil MLB Together Legacy With A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club In Birmingham

MLB Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. was joined by Masyn Winn and Kyle Gibson from the St. Louis Cardinals and Jordan Hicks from the San Francisco Giants, along with a host of other MLB Legends, as they unveiled the MLB Together Legacy of a new Freight Farms...

Three The Hard Way | Yankees Slugger Aaron Judge Could Walk Away With The Triple Crown

The Triple Crown is one of the most impressive feats in all of baseball. To achieve this as a hitter a player must lead his respective league in batting average, home runs, and RBI. To date, there have only been 27 instances of a player accomplishing this feat. The...

Brooklyn Bombs Away and Filthy Pitches Make Baseball Riches: SeanBo Has Your Weekend Licks

We’re feeling great after hitting on two of three picks last week, MLBbro.com Fam. We’re feeling as good as the big boss, Rob Parker, after finding a “Louie” jacket marked down 50% off at his local Ross Dress for Less. Let’s lock in on this week's three winners, and...

SeanBo Puts You On To The Money Pitt: Check These MLBbro Weekend Winners !!

June is upon us, MLBbro.com Fam, and we have the hottest picks to get your summer sizzling. Before you jump in that pool or get the grill started, lock in on these winners and make it rain like the boss Rob Parker does every time he steps foot in Magic City:   1....