All-Decade Teams

Los Angeles Dodgers
Michael Gray - Apr 27, 2020

Another decade has come to an end for the Los Angeles Dodgers. One in which they have won two pennants, four NLDS, and have won the NL West for the last seven years straight. It takes a lot of great players to produce results like that, and this Dodgers All-Decade team will highlight some of […]

MLB's Best Players
Liam Hopkins - Mar 22, 2020

With the baseball season on hold, let us look back at MLB’s best players to ever play by each franchise. Some teams like the Marlins, lack a history of long term talent. Other teams like the Yankees, are stacked with talent throughout their team’s history. Here is the best player to ever play for every […]

Philadelphia Phillies
John Dunham - Mar 19, 2020

The first decade of the century ended with back to back World Series appearances for the Philadelphia Phillies. However, the 2010’s represented nothing more than mediocrity. They finished the decade 46 games under .500 at 787-833. They only managed two seasons above .500 in 2010 and 2011. The 2011 team won an impressive 102 games, […]

Washington Nationals
Akshaj Gaur - Mar 17, 2020

This past decade, the Washington Nationals transformed their identity from an up and coming team with hopes of reaching the next tier, to a perennial contender who are the World Series Champions. Entering the 2010s, the Nationals were coming off of two 103 loss seasons. However, there was a reason for optimism in the Nation’s […]

MLB Top Prospects
Jack Weber - Jan 1, 2020

All-Decade Power Rankings A new decade is upon us, which means a new decade of baseball is almost upon us as well. Before we move on to the 2020s, though, let’s take one more look back at the 2010s and rank every team’s performance throughout the decade. 1.) San Francisco Giants The last few years […]

MLB Top Prospects
Cameron Beall - Dec 31, 2019

While the MLB features so many great players right now, lest we forget the great players that came before them. This edition of Last Word on Baseball’s All-Decade Team will feature players throughout the entire league. This roster is based on the player’s height and sustained dominance throughout the 2010s. MLB All-Decade Team Starting Pitcher: […]

Padres All-Decade

Padres All-Decade Team – Pitching Staff The pitching staff of the San Diego Padres All-Decade Team from the 2010s was strong, despite low win-loss records. A lack of run support overshadowed some nice seasons. To decide which players to include, the author used the following criteria. Selection Criteria – Starters Minimum of 15 starts If […]

Padres All-Decade

Padres All-Decade Team – Position Players The San Diego Padres have had a disappointing decade, with their last winning season coming in 2010. They have changed their colors back to their classic brown and gold going into the 2020s, and with the exciting young roster they’ve assembled, they look to have a bright future. Recently, […]

Colorado Rockies
Aaron Russell - Nov 12, 2019

Colorado Rockies All-Decade Team The last decade has been full of ups and downs for the Colorado Rockies. They finished dead last in the National League West multiple times, and in one year they were one game away from winning the division. They lost 90 games or more three times but also won 91 games […]

New York Mets
Jared Cantatore - Nov 12, 2019

New York Mets All-Decade Team 2010-2019 This decade started with the New York Mets really struggling as a franchise. The first three seasons were fourth-place finishes as the Mets were rebuilding around starting pitching. During the 2012-13 seasons, the Mets started a rebirth behind a must-see starting pitcher who turned New York City into Gotham […]

Minnesota Twins
Zach Vanness - Nov 7, 2019

Minnesota Twins All-Decade Team The past decade was mostly dark times for the Minnesota Twins. While it was bookended by a pair of AL Central titles, there was only one other playoff appearance, in the 2017 AL Wild Card game. All seven postseason games they played resulted in losses to the New York Yankees. They […]

Toronto Blue Jays
Justin Merrlles - Nov 6, 2019

Toronto Blue Jays All-Decade Team This decade was a trying one for the Toronto Blue Jays. After four managers, two general managers, and a new president, the Blue Jays have ended this decade looking to the future. They got back to the postseason for the first time since 1993, leading to a memorable moment over […]

Diamondbacks All-Decade

Arizona Diamondbacks All-Decade Team: Position Players The Arizona Diamondbacks had a decade of ups and downs. They had four losing seasons, two .500 seasons, and four winning seasons. Two seasons resulted in playoff berths – one as a division champion (2011) and one as the Wild Card (2017). They have had tremendous players come through, […]

Arizona Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks All-Decade Team: Pitching Staff The Arizona Diamondbacks All-Decade Team of the 2010s has a formidable pitching staff. Although their only awards were for defense or hitting, they still put up some impressive pitching numbers. Consequently, these choices were not always easy. Selection Criteria – Starters For starting pitchers, the four criteria are a starter’s […]

Chicago Cubs
Noah Barnhart - Oct 30, 2019

Chicago Cubs All-Decade Team With the 2019 season wrapped up for the Chicago Cubs, it’s also the end of a decade. Allowing us to take a look back at the best performances for the “North-Siders” in the past ten years. Chicago fans saw it all this decade, the team began with five losing seasons, before […]

New York Yankees
DJ Kleinbard - Oct 29, 2019

The 2019 season did not end how the New York Yankees wanted. As a matter of fact, the entire 2010s decade did not go as planned for the Yankees, who failed to make the World Series in any of the ten years. That being said, they did have a lot of success, making the playoffs […]

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Best position player
Caleb Begley - Oct 29, 2019

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Marlins-Blue Jays Trade
Justin Merrlles - Oct 29, 2019

Remember that Marlins-Blue Jays trade from 2012? Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopoulos was looking to make a trade to turn Toronto into a playoff contender. Following a 73–89 record and finishing fourth in the AL East, the Blue Jays needed work. With budding stars like José Bautista and Edwin Encarnación, Anthopoulos sought complementary […]

Teoscar Hernandez Trade
Matt Graves - Oct 29, 2019

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernández was traded to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed reliever Erik Swanson and minor league pitcher Adam Macko. The Hernández trade shouldn’t come as a shock to many. A move like this was going to happen for Toronto this off-season. The Blue Jays’ bullpen was like a roller […]

Twins new uniform
Matt Graves - Oct 29, 2019

The Minnesota Twins introduced a brand new logo and uniform for the upcoming 20223 season. Players for the Twins were the first to unveil the new design this morning at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. It’s the Twins’ first full brand overhaul since 1987. For the first time in 35 years, they wanted to […]

(L) New Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Kyle Lewis (R) New Seattle Mariners outfielder/catcher Cooper Hummel The two were traded for each other Nov 17, 2022.

Diamondbacks Get Kyle Lewis in Trade with Mariners A day after designating their only two right-handed-hitting outfielders for assignment, the Arizona Diamondbacks traded for one, picking up Kyle Lewis from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfielder/catcher Cooper Hummel. Lewis, the 2020 American League Rookie of the Year, was someone Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen […]