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Corey Kluber news
Corey Kluber News Update

In the latest Corey Kluber news, the free agent held a workout Tuesday to showcase his progress to interested teams. Approximately 60 scouts from 25 different teams appeared to watch Kluber, who is entering his age-35 season, throw 30 pitches at the Cressey Sports Performance facility in Florida. The general consensus is that Kluber impressed […]

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1980s Braves
Braves by Decade: 1980s
Caleb Begley - Jan 23, 2021

The 1980s were an interesting time, to say the least. In world politics, The Cold War was becoming rather lukewarm. The United States had entered the final stretch of its silent fight with the Soviet Union. In pop culture: guitar solos, humongous hair, and multicolored latex lit up the Sunset Strip. Bands like Van Halen, […]

Colorado Rockies First Base Depth

The Colorado Rockies have struggled at first base in recent seasons. 2016 was the last year in which the team received more than 1 WAR from the first base position. It’s shameful for a franchise that has featured such sluggers as Todd Helton and Andres Galarraga. Now, it’s hard to find a slugger of that […]

Miami Marlins Bullpen
Miami Marlins Add Another Fish to the Bullpen

There’s officially more fish in the sea in South Florida as the Miami MarlinsĀ bullpen improved with the recent signing of free-agent hurler Anthony Bass. First reported by Craig Mish on Twitter, the Marlins upgraded their bullpen by signing the 33-year old journeyman. The deal stretches for two years with a club option for 2023. It […]

Garrett Richards
Boston Red Sox Sign Garrett Richards To One-Year Contract

Red Sox Sign Garrett Richards The Boston Red Sox have signed starting pitcher Garrett Richards to a one-year, $10 million contract per report from Jeff Passan of ESPN. Richards, 32, spent the last two seasons with the San Diego Padres where he made just 17 starts in that time. He spent the previous eight seasons […]

Don Sutton
Don Sutton: The Most Underappreciated Pitcher in the Hall of Fame

Don Sutton: The Most Underappreciated Pitcher in the Hall of Fame We have lost yet another Hall of Famer, pitching great Don Sutton, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 75. Yet he is not having the same praises sung as the others, and it is not surprising. As far as pitchers go, Sutton […]

New York Yankees Starting Rotation
New York Yankees Starting Rotation: Jordan Montgomery by the Numbers

The uncertainty of the New York Yankees‘ starting rotation is clear. Gerrit Cole brought stability to the top in 2020, and he will do so again in 2021. After that, they are relying on youth and risk to carry them to the World Series. Among the handful of names that are expected to fill out […]

Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball and the Problem of Personality

Major League Baseball and the Problem of Personality Baseball Is Boring What’s wrong with the game of baseball? People complain that games take too long, the season is too long, and the pace of play is too slow. We can go on and on about the little intricacies that bug the average fan, but what […]

Cheating Baseball
Cheating in Baseball: A Very Personal Chronicle

I am a cheater. I confess to cheating during JUCO sanctioned games in the mid-80’s by stuffing two tennis balls into the barrel of my old green Easton 35/31. The balls were spaced to roughly frame the sweet spot of the bat. A little super glue sealed the cap back on and I went on […]