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Ejection Inspection, Week Seven: Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference

Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference Call Welcome to Week Seven of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it […]

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Bauer Magnificent as Dodgers Shut Down Diamondbacks

Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 0 PHOENIX, June 18 — Even a gem from Caleb Smith wasn’t enough to snap the Arizona losing streak. Despite six scoreless innings of one-hit ball from Smith, the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Joe Mantiply for three runs in the eighth to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3–0. Reigning Cy Young winner […]

2021 New York Mets
2021 New York Mets Week 10 In Review 6/7-6/13
Anthony Walsh - Jun 17, 2021

2021 New York Mets Week 10 In Review 6/7-6/13 Tuesday Hoping to bounce back from his previous performance, David Peterson started off the week for the 2021 New York Mets against Bruce Zimmermann and the Baltimore Orioles. Once again, Peterson got the early lead off of a Pete Alonso two-run home run in the top of the […]

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Angels Farm System: Week Five Recap
Jay Sheehy - Jun 16, 2021

It was a winning week for the Los Angeles Angels minor league system due to the excellent play of the Rocket City Trash Pandas. The Trash Pandas went 5-1 last week, while the organization ended up 14-12. The strong week pushed the Trash Pandas over .500 on the season. They are the only Angels farm […]

Tommy Mace
Tommy Mace: 2021 MLB Draft Profile

Like his teammate Jud Fabian at the University of Florida, Tommy Mace had a chance to be one of the top picks in the MLB draft. However, Mace had a tough end to his season. He started as the Friday night starter for Florida but saw himself moved around the rotation and finished his junior season with […]

Gavin WIlliams
Gavin Williams 2021 MLB Draft Profile

East Carolina University’s Gavin Williams was eligible for the 2020 Draft, but he was not selected after the abbreviated junior campaign. However, he could be the first American Conference player selected in 2021. The school has produced several big leaguers in its history with the most recent being, Jeff Hoffman. Hoffman was drafted in the […]

Lucas Luetge
The Revelation of Lucas Luetge

The New York Yankees have had a disappointing 2021 season to this point by their standards. With a 34-32 record and -6 run differential, entering play Wednesday, this team has played far worse than expected. While much of their struggles have come from the offense, the team as a whole has struggled to play consistent […]

Pavin Smith
Pavin Smith, a Bright Spot for Arizona
Jim Marshall - Jun 15, 2021

A bright spot and now a possible Rookie of the Year. That is what Pavin Smith has been for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. With their 2021 season already a wash, he is finally showing the organization and the fans why they took him with the seventh overall pick in the 2017 draft. Pavin Smith […]

2021 Mets
Billy McKinney’s Addition Contributing to Mets Terrific Run

Coming into the season, the New York Mets made an emphasis on adding depth to their team. Little did they know that they would have 17 players all on the injured list less than two months into the season. That included their first basemen, second basemen, third basemen, and four outfielders, along with several of […]