Current Chicago Cubs starter and 2017 World Series goat Yu Darvish opened up to reporters at Spring Training on Sunday with his thoughts about the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The … Continue Reading Yu Darvish’s Comments on #AstrosCheat Scandal Speak for Fans Everywhere
Over the weekend, the Mookie Betts three-team megatrade looked doomed to fail when the Boston Red Sox took an exception to the medical records of Minnesota Twins pitcher Brusdar Graterol. … Continue Reading Betts Trade Completed but Boston Still in Limbo
On Tuesday evening, the Boston Red Sox finally consummated their long-rumored desire to trade their star outfielder Mookie Betts to dump salary. Betts and veteran starting pitcher David Price were … Continue Reading Betts Trade Opens Window for Blue Jays
The new year is over a month old, but I’ve been writing about #AstrosCheat, so I am overdue to update my PED suspension rundown with final numbers for 2019. See … Continue Reading Final 2019 MiLB and MLB PED Suspension Rundown
The revelation that the Houston Astros stole signs via a video feed of home plate during the 2017 season, helping them win 101 regular season games and a World Series … Continue Reading Responses to Astros Scandal Show Baseball Insiders Are Out of Touch with Fans
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