Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

How Matt Waldron is bringing back the knuckleball: Padres pitcher's trick offering isn't just a gimmick

Waldron has put up a sub-2.00 ERA in his last eight starts as his knuckleball usage has increased

Yankees' Aaron Judge says he's skipping 2024 Home Run Derby: 'There's no need this year'

Judge has not participated in the Home Run Derby since winning it in 2017

Bailey Ober shuts down A's, throws MLB's first nine-inning complete game with fewer than 90 pitches since 2019

Twins starter Ober struck out 10 in his first career complete game

Batting Around: Who's the greatest baseball player of all time? Willie Mays, Barry Bonds, more options

Are home runs enough to make you the GOAT? Does defense matter? CBS Sports MLB experts weigh in

Aaron Judge injury: Yankees slugger out of the lineup Wednesday after getting hit by pitch on the hand

Judge's test results came back clean and manager Aaron Boone said he is day-to-day

Why Willie Mays' 'The Catch' remains one of the most legendary baseball plays of all time

Mays' over-the-shoulder grab in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series at the Polo Grounds is an iconic baseball play

MLB trends: Adley Rutschman's new game, Hunter Brown's miracle sinker and the Giants bullpen's weird look

Three contending teams are all hoping these trends will bring greater success as the season nears its midpoint

Willie Mays dies at 93: Giants legend 'Say Hey Kid,' 24-time All Star, among greatest players in MLB history

Mays won the World Series with the Giants in 1954 and was named NL MVP in 1954 and 1965

Four things to know as Yankees and Orioles face off: Gerrit Cole returns, Baltimore's streak on the line, more

The AL East rivals square off for a three-game series beginning Tuesday night

Gerrit Cole returns from injury: Yankees ace to make season debut this week vs. Orioles

The reigning AL Cy Young winner has been sidelined all season with an elbow injury

2024 MLB All-Star Game voting results: Aaron Judge, Juan Soto, Bryce Harper lead first returns

The Yankees, Phillies, Dodgers, Orioles, Brewers, Padres and Astros have multiple players leading the polls

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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