Frequently Asked Questions about MLB and Baseball
Frequently Asked Questions
When does baseball season start?
The baseball season typically starts at the end of March or early in April.
When Is MLB Opening Day 2023?
The 2023 MLB season began on March 30, 2023.
Who Won The World Series 2022?
The Houston Astros won the 2022 World Series in six games over the Philadelphia Phillies.
When Is The World Series 2023?
The World Series starts after the conclusion of the regular season, the Wild Card games, the League Divisional Series, and the League Championship Series. The 2022 World Series began on October 28, 2022.
When is the 2023 MLB All-Star Game?
The 2023 MLB All-Star Game was held on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA.
What time is the Home Run Derby 2023?
The 2023 Home Run Derby took place on July 10, 2023.
When is the MLB Draft?
The 2023 MLB Draft began on July 9 and ended on July 11, 2023.
Who had the most Home Runs in 2022?
Aaron Judge had the most home runs in MLB in 2022 with 62 home runs.
Who are the best baseball players of all time?
Barry Bonds has the highest Wins Above Replacement (WAR) total among position players in MLB history. Cy Young has the highest WAR total among pitchers. When combining WAR for position players and pitchers, the top player of all time is Babe Ruth.
Who Has The Most World Series Wins?
The New York Yankees have won 27 World Series titles, the most of any team.
What is OPS in baseball?
In baseball, OPS is “On-base plus slugging percentage”. It is the total of a player’s on-base percentage and their slugging percentage.
What does WHIP mean in baseball?
In baseball, WHIP is “walks plus hits per inning pitched.” It is calculated by adding a pitcher’s walks allowed and hits allowed and dividing that total by their number of innings pitched.
What is slugging percentage?
In baseball, slugging percentage is a measure of a batter’s productivity. While batting average is hits divided by at bats, slugging percentage is total bases divided by at bats. A batter is credited with one total base for a single, two total bases for a double, three total bases for a triple, and four total bases for a home run.
What is a walk-off home run?
A walk-off home run is a home run that is the last play of a baseball game. It is a home run that gives the home team a lead in the bottom of the ninth inning or any extra inning.
What is a walk-off in baseball?
A walk-off is any play where the home team scores with the last play of a baseball game to take the lead in the bottom of the ninth inning or any extra inning. This can include walk off home runs, but any offensive play that drives in the run or runs that win the game.
What is a no-hitter in baseball?
A no-hitter is a game in which a pitcher (or pitchers) does not give up any hits in a completed game that lasts nine innings or more. The opposing team may reach base by a walk, hit batter, error, or catcher’s interference in the game, but cannot reach base with a hit.
How many no-hitters in MLB history?
There have been 324 no-hitters in major league history, but this total does not include no-hitters thrown in the Negro Leagues at this time. 304 of the no-hitters were by a single pitcher and 20 were combined no-hitters.
What is a perfect game in baseball?
A no-hitter is a game in which a pitcher (or pitchers) does allow a single base-runner in a completed game that lasts nine innings or more. The opposing team cannot record a hit, walk, hit batter, error, or catcher’s interference in the game to be considered a perfect game.
How many perfect games in MLB history?
There have been 24 perfect games in major league history, but this total does not include perfect games thrown in the Negro Leagues at this time.
What is triple crown baseball?
In baseball, a hitter earns a triple crown when they lead their league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. A pitcher earns a triple crown when they lead their league in earned run average, wins, and strikeouts.
How many innings in a baseball game?
There are nine innings in a standard baseball game, but if the score is tied after nine innings the game will go into extra innings.
How many games in the MLB season?
There are 162 games for each team in the MLB season.
How many games in the World Series?
The World Series is a best-of-seven series and the team that wins four games first is victorious. The World Series can last between four and seven games.
How many teams make the MLB playoffs?
The MLB playoffs feature twelve teams (six from each league). The six division winners qualify as well as three wild card teams per league.
How long is a baseball game?
The average baseball game lasts a little over three hours. New rules introduced in 2023 mean that the length of MLB games is now under two hours and forty-five minutes on average
How many MLB teams are there?
There are 30 teams in MLB.
How many players are on a baseball team?
MLB teams carry an active 26-player roster.
How many outs are in an inning?
There are three outs per inning in a baseball game.