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Nate Miller - May 15, 2022

Rangers 7, Red Sox 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 15 — The Texas Rangers were able to avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon, by defeating the Boston Red Sox by a final score of 7–1. Everything went right for the Rangers in the series finale. Adolis Garcia and Kole Calhoun hit back-to-back Jacks in the […]


Braden Herb - May 14, 2022

The Houston Astros‘ sign-stealing scandal may be well in the rear-view mirror, but not everyone has moved past it. In the spring, New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman made some comments about his team’s World Series drought having to do with the Astros’ sign-stealing in 2017. These comments have led to a back and […]

Diamondbacks Cubs

Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3 PHOENIX, May 13 — The Arizona Diamondbacks socked 12 hits to rally from a 3–0 deficit and defeat the Chicago Cubs, 4–3, Friday night at Chase Field. Second baseman Ketel Marte went 3-for-4 on the evening with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored. First baseman Christian Walker went 2-for-4 […]

Rangers Red Sox
Nate Miller - May 14, 2022

Red Sox 7, Rangers 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 13 — The Texas Rangers lost to the Boston Red Sox by a final score of 7–1 on Friday evening. Alex Verdugo and Franchy Cordero were big contributors in this one for Boston. They each had RBI doubles to lift the Red Sox to the win. […]

Jim Marshall - May 14, 2022

The Chicago Cubs have not started the 2022 season off very well, and that has fans wondering if this team will ever get it together. The feeling toward the Cubs’ season is a gloomy one. As of Friday night, this team has won 11 games and lost 19. Certainly Not Contenders The Chicago Cubs have […]

Benjamin Sabin - May 13, 2022

It would be too easy to choose B is for Baseball or anything ball or base or bat-related. This has to be somewhat of a challenge and a learning process for us or why even do it? So after perusing the pages of The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, which is an enjoyable pastime in itself, this […]

Joe Rini - May 13, 2022

Trading prospects for veterans can be decisive in a team’s title hopes. The New York Mets know the successes and failures of these trades.  Such trades for veterans Mike Piazza and Yoennis Cespedes earned trips to the World Series for the Mets in 2000 and 2015. However, the Mets’ trade deadline acquisition of Javier Baez […]

Rangers Royals
Nate Miller - May 13, 2022

Rangers 3, Royals 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 12 — On Thursday night, the Texas Rangers won their series finale against the Royals by a final score of 3-1. The Kansas City Royals now head to the Mile High City to start a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies starting on Friday. The Rangers, meanwhile, […]

Bryce Harper
Lewis Masella - May 12, 2022

The Philadelphia Phillies got some potentially worrisome news on Thursday. It’s been announced that Bryce Harper is injured with a slight tear of his right UCL. Harper has not played the field since mid-April due to aggravation in his throwing arm. However, the injury has not prevented Harper from serving as the Phillies designated hitter. […]

Jim Marshall - May 12, 2022

Top setup pitcher Devin Williams of the Milwaukee Brewers continues to show why he is one of the best go-to relievers in all of baseball. He is having another spectacular season and once again showing he is one of the hardest pitchers to put a ball in play against. Struggled Early in 2022 Season Top […]

Marlins Diamondbacks

Marlins 11, Diamondbacks 3 PHOENIX, May 11 — An eight-run top of the ninth, one that saw 12 batters, fueled the Miami Marlins to an 11–3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday afternoon. The victory prevented the Diamondbacks from a season sweep of the Marlins. A pinch-home run by Jordan Luplow in the bottom of […]

Royals Rangers
Nate Miller - May 12, 2022

Royals 8, Rangers 2   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 11 — The Kansas City Royals evened their series against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. Kansas City third baseman Bobby Witt Jr. and second baseman Whit Merrifield both stepped up on this night. The final score was 8–2. On a night where Rangers fans were hoping to […]

Riley Stovka - May 11, 2022

It was June in the Bronx and the New York Yankees were playing the Boston Red Sox. The New York Yankees trailed their historic rival by three games in the standings and were about to start a three-game set. The Red Sox sent Nathan Eovaldi to the mound to face off against 26-year-old righty, Michael […]

Jay Sheehy - May 11, 2022

Los Angeles Angels rookie Reid Detmers threw a no-hitter on Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. The 22-year-old southpaw needed 108 pitches to throw the twelfth no-hitter in team history. Detmers lost his perfect game in the Top of the 6th inning with a walk to Taylor Walls. The closest Detmers got to losing […]

Rangers Royals
Nate Miller - May 11, 2022

Rangers 6, Royals 4   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 10 — The Texas Rangers won their series opener against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday evening. The final score was 6–4. The bat of Rangers’ shortstop Corey Seager was the big factor in this one. Seager hit two solo home runs before the start of the […]

Braden Herb - May 10, 2022

For the past five years, the hallmark of the Houston Astros has been its’ deep, daunting lineup. Since 2017, Houston has had one of the best offenses in baseball. However, through the first month or so of the season, this has not been the case. The lineup has looked pedestrian compared to seasons past. Their […]



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Scott Engel - May 15, 2022

We are only in the month of May, but there is already a unique buzz in the New York area. Both the Yankees and Mets are off to strong starts. The Yankees entered play on May 3 on a 10-game winning streak. The Mets looked like the best team in baseball in the month of […]

Joe Rini - May 15, 2022

The New York Mets designated Robinson Cano for assignment this morning. In the end, it came down to numbers. First, mandatory roster cuts for teams to get down to 26 players loomed by Noon on May 2nd.  The 39-year-old Cano missed the 2021 season with his second PED suspension. He played well in winter ball […]

Trevor Bauer
Caleb Begley - May 15, 2022

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Trevor Bauer has been suspended by Major League Baseball for a total of 324 games, according to Jeff Passan. This is due to an alleged violation of MLB’s domestic violence policy. It is the longest suspension in the policy’s existence. Per ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez, “Bauer…was accused of sexual assault by a […]

Joe Rini - May 15, 2022

The “opener” starts the “bullpen game.” Baseball purists, longing for the return of Tom Seaver’s complete-game pitching dominance, wince at both terms. However, it’s here to stay in MLB because it works. Therefore, how about a games opened stat? The Tampa Bay Rays developed the concept of the opener and perfected it. The Rays opened […]

Mets Giants
Scott Engel - May 15, 2022

It was only the 11th and 12th games of the 2022 New York Mets season, and the first two matchups of a four-game series. When the Mets swept an April 19 doubleheader from the Giants, it became apparent that this year’s team could certainly live up to expectations. There is a different vibe, a different […]

Blue Jays 2022
Scott Engel - May 15, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers snared the biggest offseason player prize in MLB, landing Freddie Freeman, who somehow is not an Atlanta Brave anymore after a whirlwind of recent major sports moves. Our pro sports world is starting to look unfamiliar with Trevor Story in Boston, Russell Wilson in Denver and Tyreek Hill in Miami.  The […]

Justin Merrlles - May 15, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays Prospect Pyramid is interesting to navigate. The prospect pyramid is a tool to explore the method of measurement used for prospects for any team. The purpose of this ranking system is to forego the prospect list system. While lists may be more accessible for top prospects, any list will vary from […]

Jim Marshall - May 15, 2022

Questions remain for the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff to begin the shortened 2022 Spring Training. With MLB and the MLBPA agreeing to a new CBA, the MLB lockout ended after an obnoxiously long 99 days. With this news, the Pirates are scrambling to get players in game shape mentally and physically. Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Thoughts  […]