December 13, 2017

Pujols or Miggy?

June 2, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Sometimes in baseball, we don’t fully appreciate how genuinely great a player’s career is until it’s over, until we get to look at the breadth of their statistics as a whole, all the accolades they accumulated, all the highlights they left behind. Sometimes in baseball, we don’t know what we have until it’s gone. Fortunately, […]

Reasons 2016 the Most Significant Year in Baseball in 20 Years

January 18, 2017 by · 2 Comments 

I have been a die-hard baseball fan for two decades now, and 2016 is the most significant year of baseball I’ve had the privilege of following. Trevor Story, a 23-year-old rookie, set a record by hitting nine home runs in the first month of his Major League career. Eventual Cy Young winner Max Scherzer became […]

Biggest Snubs from the 2016 All-Star Game

July 11, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

After the fans decided to elect Michael Saunders and Brandon Belt in the All-Star Final Vote, the American League and National League All-Star rosters were set. Saunders and Belt beat out four candidates from their respective leagues, but it’s safe to say the other Final Vote candidates were deserving of chances to play in the Midsummer […]

Most Deserving All-Star Candidate From Each American League Team

June 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Most Deserving All-Star Candidate From Each Team: AL Edition   Baltimore: Manny Machado While Mark Trumbo is enjoying a bounce back season and currently leading the American League in homers, Manny Machado has been one of the best players in the MLB this season. He’s hitting .325, good for fourth in the American League, and […]

Who Is Adam Duvall, and Why Is He Suddenly a Big Deal?

June 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The trade deadline swap between the Reds and Giants last summer featured Mike Leake as the centerpiece, but it’s another player involved in the trade that ended up making it significant. Adam Duvall is tied for second in the Majors with 20 home runs and has been one of the lone bright spots on the […]

The Curious Case of Clay Buchholz

June 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week it was announced that longtime Red Sox mainstay and two-time all-star Clay Buchholz would move to the bullpen after a dreadful start to the 2016 season. While Buchholz will likely be a frontrunner to fill the rotation spot left after the demotion of fellow struggling starter Joe Kelly, the move should be a […]

Getting a ‘Bum’ Rap

June 6, 2016 by · 2 Comments 

In 2014, Madison Bumgarner piqued the interest of baseball fans when he told reporters he wanted to participate in the Home Run Derby. In baseball’s greatest spectacle of power, the idea of letting a pitcher participate may seem like a novelty. But Bumgarner has compiled a legitimately impressive power resume, and if the time has […]