Cautionary Tale of Albert Pujols and Los Angeles Angels

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Albert Pujols signed a 10-year contract back in 2011 with Los Angeles Angels.  For many who follow baseball, that felt like overpaying, but also an excessively long contract.  Could he ever deliver on such a contract?  However, Pujols wasn’t alone, he joined others with long contracts such as Ryan Howard, Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano.   The […] READ MORE






A Call for Tougher Penalties on PED Users

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The greatest stain on Major League Baseball is the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. An entire era of baseball has been clouded with mystery over who was clean and who wasn‘t. Worst of all we will never truly know all who was using and slowly dissolving the greatness of the game. Baseball’s […] READ MORE


Lost Season of the Arizona Diamondbacks

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With a young team loaded with talent on offense, and some key off-season moves like picking up Brandon Arroyo, I thought the Arizona Diamondbacks were going to have a solid year.  If their pitching held together, I felt they could have even been contenders. Things have gone disastrous on both sides of the ball for […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Rays Slump May Be Costly

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The Rays Problem The Tampa Bay Rays are in unfamiliar waters.  Since 2009, the Rays have been perennial contenders.  This year, however, they are fighting to keep themselves out of last place in the American League East.  Their starting rotation has been decimated due to injuries to Alex Cobb, Matt Moore, and Jeremy Hellickson (Team […] READ MORE


The Incredible Story of Alex Gordon

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Alex Gordon may be among the best defensive outfielders in the Majors today, but chances are you have rarely heard his name mentioned compared to other players with similar skills and accomplishments. Gordon was a high-profile draft pick by the Kansas City Royals in 2005. The Royals thought with his potential, both offensively and defensively, […] READ MORE


Farewell to Paul Konerko

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Many people are watching Derek Jeter’s final season and rightfully so.  Jeter is an unquestioned future hall of famer and perhaps the greatest ambassador baseball has seen in the last twenty years.  The Jeter farewell tour may be the most covered, but he not the only veteran player heading into retirement after the 2014 season. […] READ MORE