Braden Herb - Aug 9, 2022

As the 2022 MLB season winds down, the postseason picture is becoming clearer. With the new playoff format, the top two seeds in each league get a bye in the first round. Where we stand, entering August 9, it appears that the top two seeds have already been determined in the American League. The New […]

Drew Lutts - Aug 8, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds farm system has improved over the year. With additions like Noelvi Marte and Edwin Arroyo, they have built one of the best minor league systems in all baseball. There is one prospect in particular who is making waves, though. That prospect is shortstop Elly De La Cruz. The 18-year-old is dynamite with both the […]

Diamondbacks Rockies

Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 4 PHOENIX, Aug. 7 — It simply would not be Diamondbacks vs. Rockies if it weren’t close or a seesaw battle. Sunday afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks scored the tying run in the seventh and the two go-ahead runs in the eighth, defeating the Colorado Rockies, 6–4. The Diamondbacks took an early 2–0 […]

White Sox
Nate Miller - Aug 7, 2022

White Sox 8, Rangers 2   ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug 7 — It appears that the bottle that was used to hold the Texas Rangers‘ offense from the previous two games broke over night, as they were held to just two runs in an 8–2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon. Rangers first […]

Barry Bonds 756
Matt Graves - Aug 7, 2022

Barry Bonds hit the 756th home run of his career fifteen years ago today to break Hank Aaron’s record. Like it or not, Bonds remains the all-time home runs leader. Bonds played 22 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. He had a .298 batting average, 2,935 hits, 762 home runs, 1,996 RBI […]

Adolis Garcia
Nate Miller - Aug 7, 2022

Rangers 8, White Sox 0   ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug 6 — Fans tuned in to the Adolis Garcia show at Globe Life Field on Saturday, as the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox by a final score of 8–0. Garcia drove in five of the Rangers’ eight runs, and it looks like his bat […]

Diamondbacks Rockies

Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 5 PHOENIX, Aug. 5 — A two-run single in the bottom of the eighth by Diamondbacks shortstop Geraldo Perdomo seized control of a back-and-forth game, and a diving play by Perdomo helped preserve the lead in the ninth as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Colorado Rockies, 6–5, Friday night in Phoenix. The […]

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Joe Rini - Aug 6, 2022

Braves 9, Mets 6   NEW YORK, Aug 5 — Riding an early onslaught of runs, the Atlanta Braves outlasted the New York Mets 9–6 on Friday night at Citi Field. The two division rivals have split the first two games of this pivotal five-game weekend series. With this loss, the Mets lead over the […]

White Sox Rangers
Nate Miller - Aug 6, 2022

White Sox 2, Rangers 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug 5 — The Chicago White Sox took the second game in their series of four against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on Friday evening by a final score of 2–1. With this win, the Rangers and White Sox are even in this series with […]

Cecil Fielder
Benjamin Sabin - Aug 5, 2022

There is misrepresentation in Mudville tonight. It all started with a baseball card. You remember those things. Piece of cardboard roughly measuring 2 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches with a ballplayer’s mug on the front. Memory jogged? Yes? Great. The card that blew up the spot and got the ball rolling on the deep dive […]

Rangers White Sox
Nate Miller - Aug 5, 2022

Rangers 3, White Sox 2   ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug 4 — The Texas Rangers were able to squeak out a win on Thursday against the Chicago White Sox by a final score of 3–2. The Rangers bounced back nicely from their recent sweep by the Baltimore Orioles earlier in the week by taking the first […]

Vin Scully
Nate Miller - Aug 4, 2022

Vin Scully, the legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster has died at the age of 94. The Dodgers announced his passing on Twitter late Tuesday evening. In cinema, you have Darth Vader’s “Luke, I am your father”, and Rocky’s “Yo, Adrian! I did it!”. Some of the greatest quotes in history have contained five words. Then […]

Matt Graves - Aug 4, 2022

The Cardinals and Cubs will play at London Stadium June 24-25, 2023. It’s part of the new MLB World Tour that MLB announced Thursday morning. The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals were supposed to play in London in 2020, but it was cancelled to the COVID-19 pandemic. London hosted the first set of games […]

Mike Ursery - Aug 4, 2022

“Slam Diego” is proudly making a return for fans of the San Diego Padres. A four-pitch walk to Juan Soto, a catalyst. Manny Machado follows with a double. Josh Bell draws a full-count walk to load the bases. From there, fans were on their feet, begging to celebrate their newfound tradition – “Slam Diego.” The […]

Rangers Orioles
Nate Miller - Aug 3, 2022

Orioles 6, Rangers 3   ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug 3 — The Texas Rangers lost a close one on Wednesday to the Baltimore Orioles by a final score of 6–3. With this loss, the Rangers were handed the sweep by Baltimore. The only spark came from a solo home run by Marcus Semien in the bottom […]

Huntington Avenue Grounds
Benjamin Sabin - Aug 3, 2022

Greetings gung ho baseball traveler. Are you looking for your next baseball destination? Are you unconcerned with time travel and its possible effects on you? If so, look no further for a travel agent. Ben is the name, but my close friends call me Benjamin, or is it the other way around? Sometimes the old […]

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Christopher Lyke - Aug 3, 2022

The Minnesota Twins are acquiring All-Star closer Jorge López, from the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore will receive minor league pitchers Cade Povich, Yennier Canó, Juan Nunez and Juan Rojas from Minnesota. Cano is the only one with major league experience. With 17 walks, 54 strikeouts and a .174 opponent batting average, Lopez has had quite the […]

Matt Graves - Aug 3, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays are getting right-handed relievers Anthony Bass, Zach Pop, and a player named later from the Miami Marlins. According to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet, Blue Jays prospect Jordan Groshans will be headed to the Marlins. Groshans, the 12th overall pick of the 2018 MLB Draft, is batting .250/.348/.296 at Triple-A Buffalo. The […]

Evan Ferguson - Aug 3, 2022

The New York Yankees acquired Scott Effross in a trade with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs will receive one of the Yankees’ top pitching prospects, Hayden Wesneski. It’s the second trade the Yankees made today. Although, it wasn’t exactly the high-profile trade that both Cubs and Yankees fans have long been hearing about, as there […]

Aaron Sanchez
Christopher Lyke - Aug 3, 2022

The Minnesota Twins are making some roster moves before their series against the Detroit Tigers. Former All-Star pitcher Aaron Sanchez is being called up from Triple-A St. Paul. The Washington Nationals granted the 30-year-old right-hander free agency on May 31. With the Nationals, Sanchez had a 3-3 record with just 16 strikeouts in 31 ⅓ […]

Matt Graves - Aug 3, 2022

Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado will not be able to play in Toronto. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, both All-Stars will miss the St. Louis Cardinals‘ two-game road series against the Toronto Blue Jays due to their vaccination status. Canada has restrictions on travellers who are not vaccinated against COVID-19. Catcher […]

Matt Graves - Aug 3, 2022

Ricky Tiedemann will be sent up to Double-A New Hampshire, according to Scott Mitchell of TSN. He’s the Toronto Blue Jays No. 3 prospect, as he’s been impressive. The 19-year-old is 5-3 with a 2.13 ERA and 103 strikeouts in over 67 2/3 innings between the Dunedin Blue Jays and Vancouver Canadians. In six low-a […]

Gabriel Hughes
Jim Marshall - Aug 3, 2022

Gabriel Hughes has an exciting combination of size and repertoire for pitching. When the MLB draft begins on July 17th, one player looking to have his name called is Hughes himself. The right-handed pitcher out of Gonzaga University has impressive stuff that will draw interest from many teams. He is currently listed as the No. […]

Justin Merrlles - Aug 3, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays fired manager Charlie Montoyo from the organization. Montoyo has been the manager of Blue Jays since 2019. The split from the organization seems to be from the Blue Jays’ recent skid winning just 2 of their last 12 games. The firing followed a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Toronto. […]