Fair skies, foul balls: How weather influences baseball

On a late July evening at Dodger Stadium last season, baseball’s best player stood near the visitors’ on-deck circle, preparing to face one of baseball’s best teams. After Mike Trout watched a Los Angeles Angels teammate take a strike to open the game, far above the field, the press box loudspeaker announced, “7:11 start; 83 degrees at game time.”

On what would have been Opening Day, sounds of silence at Fenway Park

To some, the best sound of Opening Days past at Fenway Park was always the rumbling good vibrations of the metal gates being hoisted up, revealing so many joyous faces on kids who were playing hooky, decked out in their best Red Sox gear, including their baseball gloves.

Rangers ‘going to be pumped’ for park’s debut

Rob Matwick woke up Sunday morning and checked the Arlington weather forecasts. The Rangers’ executive vice president for business operations saw rain coming on Monday, but Tuesday is supposed to be 67 degrees and partly cloudy. Matwick knew it would be great weather for opening up a new ballpark.

Stan Kasten Talks Stadium Renovations Update Amid Shutdown

One of the concerns for Dodgers fans, other than the obvious, has been stadium renovations for 2020. Major League Baseball has of course suspended operations, but that has not stopped construction workers from working tirelessly around the clock.