The World Series champion has been crowned. Next up is Awards Week. The winners of the major regular-season awards will be announced, garnering fan acclaim (or griping) and bonus payouts … Continue Reading 2022 MLB Awards Week Preview
On Saturday night, Astros shortstop Jeremy Peña became the second rookie player of nine players who swept the postseason MVP awards, winning both the LCS and World Series Most Valuable … Continue Reading Liván Hernández’s 1997 Postseason Awards Sweep
Joey Meneses has been playing professional baseball since 2011. After eleven years in minor and international leagues, he was finally called up to The Show earlier this month. Meneses achieved … Continue Reading Joey Meneses Is Making the Most of His MLB Call-Up
This weekend’s MLB action opened with a shocking announcement. Young star Fernando Tatis Jr., whose return from injuries sustained in the offseason was imminent, would be suspended for 80 games … Continue Reading Tatis Jr. Fumbled His Fame
The National League Central Division is tightly contested at the top and the bottom. As of this writing, one game separates 3rd through 5th place in the standings: Cincinnati Reds (44-63) … Continue Reading Who Wins the NL Central Race to the Bottom?
It’s trade deadline season! The 2022 trade deadline has lacked activity with under 48 hours to go, and the Nationals are teasing us about swapping Juan Soto. Since there’s not … Continue Reading MLB Trades Revisited: Steve Pearce
On Saturday, Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera recorded career hit number 3,000 during Detroit’s 13-0 rout of the Colorado Rockies in the first half of a double-header, the finishing touch on … Continue Reading Which MLB Player Will Be Next to 3,000 Hits?
With two teams actively tanking, the National League Central Division is one of the weaker divisions in Major League Baseball. This means teams in the mushy middle could overperform expectations … Continue Reading Ranking the NL Central Pitching Rotations
Opening Day 2022 is here, delayed by one week thanks to an owners’ lockout which protracted collective bargaining negotiations. This year will bring big changes, like a universal designated hitter. … Continue Reading 2022 Opening Day Preview
Last week, two of the top remaining 2022 free agents, Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa, reached agreements with the Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Twins, respectively. The overwhelming reaction by MLB … Continue Reading Commentators Puzzled by Bryant and Correa Deals with Flyover Teams
After a lockout and a lengthy period of inaction on the part of the league, MLB and players’ union representatives met for a week of in-person talks at the end … Continue Reading MLB’s Self-Imposed Delay a Classic Case of Cutting Off Nose to Spite Face
It’s been a couple of years since my analysis of active strikeout leaders, so I decided to revisit the lists of active pitching leaders and see how the ranks have … Continue Reading Who’s Your Ace? Active Leaders Revisited
258 Canadian-born players have appeared in Major League Baseball. Which players have made the biggest mark in The Show? For purposes of simplicity, I have ranked Canadian-born players by their … Continue Reading Who Are the Top 5 Canadian MLB Players?
Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer leads active MLB pitchers with 3,020 career strikeouts over 14 seasons. The future Hall of Famer secured his legacy by winning the 2019 … Continue Reading Which MLB Players Have Had Multi-Homer Games Against Max Scherzer?
Earlier this month, future Hall of Famer Max Scherzer‘s deal for an MLB-record annual salary of $43.3 million to finish his illustrious MLB career with the New York Mets became … Continue Reading Which Father-Son Duo Has Multiple Career Homers Against Max Scherzer?
This is a continuation from last week’s post discussing the voting results of the 1993 American League MVP Award. This week, I will be reviewing the National League results. While … Continue Reading Revisiting the 1993 NL MVP Voting