Suárez Ties Alonso in MLB Home Run Chase

At the beginning of the year, most baseball fans would have predicted that MLB's home run leaders would be players like Christian Yelich (fuck the Brewers), Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado and Giancarlo Stanton. However, a rookie and one of the league's most underrated players are currently tied for first place. INF Pete Alonso, the rookie…

Darvish Leads Cubs to Series Victory over Reds

Following Tuesday night's walkoff victory, Yu Darvish took the mound for the Cubs in the rubber match of their three-game series at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs were looking for their first series victory of the year against Cincy, while Darvish was looking for his first win at Wrigley Field as a…

Who’s Been a Bigger Reds Contributor – Puig or Winker?

The Cincinnati Reds made a number of moves over the offseason to bolster their pitching staff and offense in order to make a run at relevance in the NL Central Division. The biggest splash came from the acquisition of OF Yasiel Puig from the Los Angeles Dodgers in order to get some power bats in…

Weekend Recap: Cubs Win Dramatic Home Series Against Reds

This weekend was a roller coaster ride for Cubs fans as the team looked to get some payback against the Cincinnati Reds for a four-game road sweep in late June. Cubs fans' patience was put to the test with early deficits for the home team and multiple lead changes, but the Northsiders ultimately emerged victorious…

Joey Votto Receives Social Media Flogging for Controversial Remarks

While most MLB fans were busily tweeting about the Robinson Canó PED-related suspension (update to this post now live!), Cincinnati Reds INF Joey Votto caused a social media tempest in his home country of Canada with some controversial remarks about Canadian baseball. While sitting for a Yahoo podcast interview with Tim Brown, Votto was asked whether…