The Chicago Cubs’ #1 starting pitcher, Kyle Hendricks, posted a vintage performance in Sunday’s 5-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers. The “Professor” allowed just one run on eight hits with … Continue Reading Kyle Hendricks Has Been Consistently Inconsistent to Begin 2021
With the Toronto Blue Jays’ pitching depth already heavily tested to start the 2021 season, #1 prospect Nate Pearson made his much-anticipated season debut on Sunday against the Houston Astros. … Continue Reading Pearson Suffers Loss in 2021 Jays Debut
Injuries have been a problem for the early playoff favorite Chicago White Sox to start the year. Eloy Jiménez suffered a ruptured left pectoral tendon during a Spring Training game. … Continue Reading Loss of Robert Adds to White Sox Injury Woes
This past weekend saw the continuation of the season series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, which has been widely considered to be a potential National League … Continue Reading Tatis Jr.’s Record Weekend
While Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was an above-average offensive producer during his first two seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays (106 and 116 OPS+), he did not live up to his … Continue Reading Guerrero Jr. Leading Jays Offense with Hot Start
After missing much of 2019 due to injury and suffering an MLB-worst nine losses in 2020, Luke Weaver is starting 2021 off on a high note. The promising starting pitcher … Continue Reading Luke Weaver Flirts with No-No, Secures Series Victory for D-Backs
Shohei Ohtani was set for a history-making start on Sunday as one of the only MLB pitchers to bat for himself in a game with a designated hitter available. Madison … Continue Reading Angels’ Defensive Miscues Sour Shotime Sunday
Earlier in the offseason, the New York Mets were suitors for the services of free agent cheater George Springer, who later signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Mets had … Continue Reading Who’s Your Franchise Outfielder – Michael Conforto or George Springer?
Since signing with the Los Angeles Angels of the American League, two-way player Shohei Ohtani has served as designated hitter on days when he was not scheduled to pitch. On … Continue Reading Ohtani Does Double Duty in Cactus League Game
The Chicago Cubs are the defending NL Central Division champions but are not favorites to repeat heading into the 2021 season. The Colorado Rockies paid the St. Louis Cardinals to … Continue Reading Cubs Question Marks for 2021
Jake Arrieta made his much-awaited Spring Training debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks in his second go-round with the Chicago Cubs during Sunday’s Spring Training action (box score). Arrieta pitched two innings, allowing … Continue Reading Arrieta Allows No Runs in Spring Debut
Sunday marked the first day of MLB Spring Training baseball, delighting MLB fans who had anxiously awaited the return of professional baseball to North America. The Toronto Blue Jays opened … Continue Reading Jays Open Spring Training Schedule Amid Criticism of Broadcast Coverage
MLB and Seattle Mariners fans were given a glimpse behind the front office curtain when the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club posted a February 5 video call with Mariners president and … Continue Reading Kevin Mather’s Mask Off Moment Goes Viral on Social Media
Author Jim Passon fired up the Wayback Machine with a tidbit posted on Saturday about how MLB insider Bob Nightengale shared his updates in the days before Twitter. In 1995, … Continue Reading Who Remembers MLB’s 900 Numbers?
After being outbid for cheater George Springer by the Toronto Blue Jays, news broke on Sunday that the New York Mets reportedly reached terms to fill their roster spot in … Continue Reading Report: Mets Reach Agreement with Albert Almora Jr.
Back in June of last year, I posted a preview of the title Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan by Jessica Luther and Kavitha … Continue Reading Book Discussion: Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back