Houston Astros

Five Houston Astros Placed On Injured List
Braden Herb - Apr 14, 2021

Life is slowly getting back to the way it was before the pandemic. Unfortunately, it is not to that point yet. The Houston Astros have received a reminder that things are not yet normal, as five Astros have been placed on the Injured List. Of the Astros placed on the Injured List, four of them […]

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Spencer Turnbull
Spencer Turnbull is Ready to Return to Tigers
Jim Marshall - Apr 14, 2021

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull is ready to return and he is close to being back from his COVID-19 absence to start the 2021 season. It comes a time when the starting staff just suffered an injury— Julio Teheran was added to the IL with a shoulder strain. As of this posting, he will miss […]

Mets Bullpen
Mets Bullpen off to Rough Start In 2021
Matthew Rothman - Apr 13, 2021

Coming into the 2021 season, the New York Mets bullpen was a major question mark. They added both Trevor May and Aaron Loup during free agency while letting Justin Wilson walk. The Mets counted on two of their late-inning relief pitchers to have bounce-back seasons in Jeurys Familia and Dellin Betances. Additionally, early in the Spring, […]

Rangers Go Hitless
Texas Rangers No-Hit by Padres
Nate Miller - Apr 10, 2021

It seemed like any other night in Arlington, Texas. The only thing that seemed different was the threat of inclement weather on the horizon for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Nobody could have predicted that they would see the Texas Rangers go hitless in the seventh game of the 2021 regular season. It is always special […]

Rodriguez's Red Sox Return
Eduardo Rodriguez’s Red Sox Return

Eduardo Rodriguez’s Boston Red Sox return was made on Thursday. It had been over a year since the lefty ace took the mound. Rodriguez earned his first win since September 24, 2019, in a 7-3  win against the Baltimore Orioles. In an encouraging start, Rodriguez pitched five innings, giving up four hits, allowing three runs, […]

2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Week 1
Caleb Begley - Apr 9, 2021

The 2021 Atlanta Braves got off to a rocky start, losing their first four contests. However, baseball is not judged by small sample sizes. The game plays out as a chess contest over many weeks and months. Currently, the National League East has the Braves in check. It’s early in the season, and there are […]

100-win seasons
100-Win Seasons: A Momentum Theory, Part One
Caleb Begley - Apr 8, 2021

One of the truly great marks in the game of baseball is the 100-win milestone. If in a single season, one team manages to emerge victorious 100 times, it’s something that is truly outstanding…yet also something that is somewhat trivial. A team makes the playoffs and that seems to be the end. They celebrate, pouring […]

World Series
Six MLB World Series Contenders Offering Great Odds
Last Word Staff - Apr 7, 2021

Six World Series Contenders Offering Value After a strange 2020, Major League Baseball resumes a typical season, which started with Opening Day on Thursday, April 1st and ends with the World Series in October. Also, a significant player trend should end this year. In 2020, for the third consecutive year, baseball player salaries decreased. The […]

Rougned Odor Trade
Texas Rangers Trade Rougned Odor to Yankees
Nate Miller - Apr 6, 2021

There are a lot of times in baseball when a change of scenery is necessary. It may be a cliche, but it rings true nonetheless. Sometimes a player’s struggles will motivate his current team’s management to seek other options, both for him and for the team. This week, the Texas Rangers did just that. It was […]