Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo are two young vets who have risen to the top of the National League’s first base rankings, with multiple All-Star Game appearances. Freeman is widely … Continue Reading Who’s Your 1B – Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rizzo?
Javier Báez and Carlos Correa are two premier young stars from Puerto Rico who played a role in a long-awaited championship for their respective teams, the Chicago Cubs (2016) and … Continue Reading Who’s Your Shortstop – Javier Báez or Carlos Correa?
On Thursday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced that Opening Day would be delayed by at least two weeks due to the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This … Continue Reading You Can’t Take Me Out to the Ballgame
As I predicted earlier this week, MLB waited to suspend baseball operations until after another major North American league decided to take decisive action on the spread of coronavirus. On … Continue Reading MLB Suspends Baseball Operations After NBA Takes Lead on Coronavirus
The spread of COVID-19 at the beginning of 2020 has caused major social disruption in heavily affected countries, like China and Italy, thanks to quarantine orders and travel bans. Public … Continue Reading Will Coronavirus Fears Drive Fans Away from MLB Games?
Yasiel Puig, who started his MLB career under the bright lights of Dodger Stadium, has yet to be signed over the offseason. Puig was looking to follow up his original … Continue Reading Jays Can Add Power to OF by Signing Yasiel Puig
Toronto Blue Jays president and CEO Mark Shapiro sat for a lengthy interview with Gregor Chisholm of the Toronto Star published on Sunday. One of the topics discussed was the new MLB.tv blackout … Continue Reading Blue Jays President Has Lame Explanation for New MLB.tv Blackout
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?