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Ten Greatest Comebacks in MLB History: #4
Caleb Begley - Dec 31, 2021

Ironically enough, number four on the Baseball-Reference list of comebacks also takes place in 2001. In another odd bit of coincidence, it takes place between a dominant team and a not-so-dominant one. Yet a third space and time-bending oddity are that the lacking squadron is the subject of this comeback. So…this writer is wondering whether […]

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David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Lewis Masella - Jan 25, 2022

The Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed one new member into their ranks on Tuesday–longtime Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Big Papi met the 75% threshold in his first year on the ballot. This year’s ballot was filled with controversial nominees, many of whom were in their last year of eligibility. Ultimately, only Ortiz will head […]

Astros 2022 shortstop
Houston Astros 2022 Shortstop Options

Despite falling short in the 2021 World Series, the Houston Astros have a lot to look forward to in the coming years. Fortunately, Houston has a very strong core of players that is remaining intact heading into the 2022 season. One of the places that is likely going to look quite different is the shortstop […]

Kyle Seager
Kyle Seager Announces Retirement
Jeremy Breland - Dec 30, 2021

Kyle Seager, an 11-year MLB veteran, has announced his retirement. Kyle’s wife posted his retirement note on Twitter Monday afternoon. This made a shocking announcement as Seager is only 34 years old and just had one of his best power seasons. He spent the entirety of his career with the Seattle Mariners, as he is one […]

Buck Showalter
Buck Showalter Hired as Mets Manager
Lewis Masella - Dec 18, 2021

The New York Mets have hired Buck Showalter as their new manager, signing him to a three-year deal. Mets owner Steve Cohen announced the hire Saturday on Twitter. The move comes as little surprise, as Showalter was the frontrunner for the position for several weeks. I’m pleased to announce Buck Showalter as the new manager […]

Jorge Posada
Jorge Posada Deserves Another Chance at Hall of Fame
Jeremy Breland - Dec 16, 2021

With Yogi Berra, Bill Dickey, and Elston Howard, the New York Yankees have a rich history of catchers. Jorge Posada is among them, too. He was an all-star and silver slugger five times, and a World Series champion four times. He was often behind the plate for two of the best postseason pitchers in history, Andy […]

Blue Jays pitchers
Blue Jays Pitchers Who Found Success Thanks to Peter Walker
Matt Graves - Dec 8, 2021

Toronto Blue Jays pitchers gel together quite well with pitching coach Pete Walker. Walker, who used to be a big-league pitcher, played for four different teams in 12 seasons. From 2002-2006 he was a member of the Blue Jays pitching staff who seemed to have found his footing thereafter his career. For the last decade, […]

Kershaw Verlander
Triple Crown of Pitching: Kershaw and Verlander Make History in 2011
Matt Graves - Dec 6, 2021

Winning the Triple Crown of Pitching is an incredible accomplishment. Many pitchers have stood out among the rest of their peers to lead their league in statistical categories. However, nothing was more impressive than the two pitchers who won it in 2011; Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander. Kershaw and Verlander throw with different hands have spent […]

Mark Melancon
Mark Melancon Agrees to Terms with Diamondbacks

Mark Melancon, Diamondbacks Agree to Two-Year Contract, Pending Physical The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with 2021 All-Star and National League Saves leader Mark Melancon, pending a physical. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, who was first to report the signing, said that the deal is for two years and $14 million. The Diamondbacks confirmed […]