Oakland Athletics

MLB Inspecting Baseballs from Trevor Bauer
Michael Gray - Apr 9, 2021

After the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the umpires kept several suspicious baseballs pitched by Trevor Bauer for MLB inspecting that were “brought to the umpire’s attention.” The baseballs allegedly had some sort of visual sign of a foreign substance as well as stickiness on them. MLB has recently announced […]

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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 […]

Astros Send Message
Astros Send Message With Sweep of Athletics
Braden Herb - Apr 5, 2021

It can be really hard to get it going out of the gates for teams at the beginning of the season. Sometimes it takes time to get into a rhythm as a team. However, the Houston Astros were heavily motivated coming into 2021. After Houston’s struggles in the regular season of 2020, particularly against the […]

Michael King
Michael King Finds Mechanics against Familiar Foes in Yankees’ Loss

While toeing the rubber on February 28th and throwing the first pitch of 2021 for the New York Yankees, Michael King had mixed results. He threw some good secondary pitches — a key next step in his development — to the Toronto Blue Jays‘ batters, but he also struggled with command. 35 days later was […]

Texas Rangers Season Opener
Texas Rangers Fall to Kansas City Royals in Season Opener
Nate Miller - Apr 2, 2021

Opening Day is the most special day for baseball players and fans alike. However, it isn’t always fruitful for half of the teams that the game of baseball features. Such was the case for the Texas Rangers on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium against the Kansas City Royals. The atmosphere was electric, but the 14-10 final […]

Mets Nationals Series Opener
Washington Nationals-New York Mets Series Postponed After Covid-19 Outbreak

After their opening day game was postponed, MLB announced the entire series between the Nationals and Mets has been potponed.

San Francisco Giants Top Prospects
A Review of the San Francisco Giants Top Prospects

Spring Training is the best way for fans to get their eyes on the Giants top prospects. Especially the ones they’ve spent the last four months reading about. The San Francisco Giants farm system currently ranks 11th in baseball, according to MLB.com. It features four players cracking the top-100. Here is a breakdown of the […]