Baseball is famous for its so-called “unwritten rules” of how players are expected to conduct themselves on the field, which tend to be enforced via beanball. Most fans would include … Continue Reading Astros Cheating Scandal Reveals Another Unwritten Baseball Rule
Over the weekend, the latest rumor to emerge from a Cubs camp that has been more active in creating gossip than deals was that the Cubs are interested in acquiring … Continue Reading Who’s a Better Outfielder – Kris Bryant or Joey Gallo?
A press release on Sunday from the Confederación de Béisbol Profesional del Caribe [CBPC, Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation] confirmed that the national champion of the Cuban National Baseball Series will … Continue Reading Cuba Forced Out of Caribbean Series, Alleges US Government Interference
After an impressive 2019 at the A level for the Philadelphia Phillies, starting pitcher prospect Kyle Glogoski returned to his hometown of Auckland, New Zealand to play for the Auckland … Continue Reading Kyle Glogoski, First Kiwi MLB Player?
The Toronto Blue Jays made news over the weekend with two significant free agent signings: Travis Shaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu. After two good seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2017 … Continue Reading Jays Add Shaw and Ryu
Kyle Schwarber has been linked to trade rumors involving the Chicago Cubs since the 2016 season, when the New York Yankees reportedly wanted him in exchange for one of their … Continue Reading Choosing Schwarber over Castellanos Would be a Short-Sighted Move by Cubs
While the North American major leagues are wrapping up their season in October, winter professional baseball is getting underway further south. These leagues have served as an additional training ground … Continue Reading 3 Best Winter Baseball Team Logos
The 2020 edition of the MLB Winter Meetings open today in San Diego, California (even though it’s still 2019). After going 67-95 in 2019, the Toronto Blue Jays will look … Continue Reading Blue Jays Shopping List for Winter Meetings: Pitching, Pitching and More Pitching
Rumors have persisted since the stretch run of the 2019 season that the Chicago Cubs have been interested in acquiring Whit Merrifield from the Kansas City Royals. In 2019, the … Continue Reading Why the Cubs Shouldn’t Bet the Farm on Whit Merrifield
In June 2019, ten-time All-Star slugger and 2013 World Series MVP David “Big Papi” Ortiz was shot in the back outside a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The incident … Continue Reading “Operation Barbershop” and the David Ortiz Shooting
The votes have been tallied and the results are in for the 2019 Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) awards winners. This means it’s time for me to grade last … Continue Reading Grading My 2019 Awards Predictions
The final business of the 2019 MLB season will come to a close this week with the announcement of the annual Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) award winners this … Continue Reading BBWAA Awards Predictions
On Tuesday, the 2019 Gold Glove Award winners were announced. Both the Cubs and White Sox had two players among the finalists: Anthony Rizzo (1B – CHC); Yolmer Sánchez (2B … Continue Reading Chicago Teams Represented Among Gold Glove Winners
After delivering a knockout blow in the late innings of Game 6 following a controversial interference call, the Washington Nationals looked to emerge victorious in Game 7 and complete a … Continue Reading Nationals Win First World Series Title
With Sunday’s road victory by the Houston Astros, the Washington Nationals were pushed to the brink of elimination and in need of a victory to extend the series to a … Continue Reading World Series Game 6: Nats Force Game 7 in Spite of Controversial Call
The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals entered Sunday tied at 2-2 in the World Series. The winner would take the advantage in the best of three matchup comprising the remainder … Continue Reading World Series Game 5: Astros Slug Their Way to Series Lead