Cubs Outlast Scherzer and Gut-Punch Nats in Epic Walkoff Victory

The Chicago Cubs came into the rubber match of the weekend series with the Washington Nationals with a tough row to hoe, as three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2018 MVP candidate SP Max Scherzer was scheduled to start for the visiting Nats. The Washington ace was faced by new Cubs acquisition Cole Hamels, making…

Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 246 Wins

Texas Rangers SP Bartolo "Big Sexy" Colón continued his milestone season on Tuesday night, surpassing the career victories record for Latin American-born pitchers set by Nicaraguan Dennis "El Presidente" Martínez with his 246th win, which came over the Seattle Mariners by a score of 11-4. The Dominican-born pitcher was behind early in the game after…

Updated 2018 Blue Jays Acquisitions Status Report

Now that we are about two-thirds of the way into the season, it's time to take another look at how the Blue Jays' new acquisitions have been doing this year. There have been some changes to the roster since my original post, namely trades due to the Jays' poor performance this season (51-60, 26.5 games…

Offensive Tweet Hall of Shame

After Milwaukee Brewers RP Josh Hader's offensive tweets came to light following his All-Star Game appearance, souring the Midsummer Classic and causing a major embarrassment to his team, I personally expected sports agents, and especially MLB agents, to take notice and ensure their clients' old tweets were scrubbed if they contained any offensive and potentially…

My Hypothetical Cubs-Blue Jays Trade Proposal

Pre-trade deadline talks are currently in full swing around Major League Baseball. The 59-42 Chicago Cubs, currently holding first place in the NL Central by 2.5 games, are buyers looking to solidify their division lead, while the 46-55 Toronto Blue Jays are well out of the AL playoff picture and expected to be sellers. The…

MLB Doesn’t Market Mike Trout but Claims It’s His Fault!

A lot of news broke over the All-Star Break. Between the Josh Hader tweet scandal that emerged during the All-Star Game, and the Manny Machado trade to the Dodgers, one story flew under the radar. Fittingly, it concerned Los Angeles Angels OF Mike Trout, the best pro athlete nobody's heard of. Knowledgeable baseball fans are aware…

MLB and MiLB PED Suspension Rundown Update #2

Now that the All-Star Break is upon us, it's time to update my prior posts tracking PED suspensions at the minor-league and major-league levels. Information is courtesy of spotrac.com and milb.com. Minor-League Suspensions 1/12: Wilfre Delgado, RHP - CHC (72 games, Stanozolol) 1/12: Antonio Police, RHP - BOS (72 games, Boldenone) 1/12: Joel Romero, Free…