subway world series
Scott Engel - May 7, 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 […]

Chris Larson - Mar 24, 2021

With Opening Day getting close, one of the storylines for the Cleveland Indians revolves around who will be the fourth starter. The Indians will likely only rely on four starting pitchers for the month of April. That is due in large part because of the number of off days (5) that month. As a result, […]

Caleb Begley - Mar 12, 2021

While the 2010s rolled merrily along, the Atlanta Braves searched for a new spark. A disappointing 2014 campaign showed that new blood was needed. General Manager Frank Wren was fired in September of that year. His replacement, John Hart, immediately set about on a rebuild. The farm system was a shambles and needed life pumped […]

Caleb Begley - Feb 26, 2021

While the 2000s rolled merrily along, Major League Baseball continued to search for a dominant franchise. The New York Yankees were suddenly challenged. Their archrivals, the Boston Red Sox, won the 2004 World Series. It was their first title since 1918. Other teams like the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers rose to […]

Chris Larson - Feb 21, 2021

When someone talks about starting pitching, usually the same individuals are brought up in the conversation. Those names usually include Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets, Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Gerrit Cole of the New York Yankees. However, there are always underrated starting pitchers as well to keep an eye […]

Steve Wynocker - Feb 3, 2021

Why Fans Should Be Excited About Chris Archer’s Return to Tampa Bay Chris Archer is back with the Tampa Bay Rays and there are many mixed feelings from the Rays faithful. His one-year, $6.5-million contract comes after the Rays let go their top two arms in Blake Snell and Charlie Morton. Are the Rays so desperate […]

Richard Daniels - Feb 3, 2021

The trade of Nolan Arenado has triggered an outpouring of emotions among Colorado Rockies fans. In spite of months of signs that it was coming, the trade struck long-frazzled nerves of purple-clad devotees. A great deal of the blame is directed at the team’s front office and Executive Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bridich. […]

Caleb Begley - Jan 31, 2021

The 1990s were a time of advancement in all stages of the world. In politics, the United States won the Cold War. Communism finally fell and Russia was liberated from it. In pop culture, movies like Titanic, Forrest Gump, and Jurassic Park ruled the landscape. The early part of the decade saw the rise of […]

Jeremy Breland - Jan 28, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the consensus best team in baseball. However, the 2021 team projections on FanGraphs, project the New York Yankees to have the highest team WAR in baseball. The Yankees are not just the only team projected to crack 50 WAR, but are ahead of the next-best team by a wide margin. […]

Braves 1960s
Caleb Begley - Jan 9, 2021

The 1960s was a time of revolutionary thinking. For better or worse, people the world over were changing their views. In 1963, a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a legendary speech that sparked massive racial change. In the latter part of the decade came a radical movement for peace in Vietnam. The revolution […]

Richard Daniels - Jan 7, 2021

Francisco Lindor Blockbuster Trade The New York Mets are one of a number of teams linked to a potential Francisco Lindor trade. Now they’re within hours of finalizing the long-awaited deal.   Details About the Trade The Mets will trade shortstop Amed Rosario, infielder Andres Gimenez and top ten prospects Josh Wolf and Isaiah Greene to […]

Chris Larson - Jan 5, 2021

Blake Treinen Returns to the Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers re-signed relief pitcher Blake Treinen. The deal was first announced by Jeff Passan of ESPN on Twitter. Reliever Blake Treinen and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in agreement on a two-year deal for $17.5 million with a club option that’s worth $8 million, sources tell […]

Chris Larson - Nov 24, 2020

Joc Pederson Five Potential Landing Spots Joc Pederson is one of the more undervalued free agent outfielders available this offseason. The 28-year old outfielder is coming off a down season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Over 43 games or 138 plate appearances, he batted .190/.285/.397 with an OPS+ of 84 and a -0.4 Wins Above […]

San Francisco Giants
Dan Mori - Nov 19, 2020

The biggest weakness for the San Francisco Giants in 2020 was their starting pitching. This is definitely an area that must be improved if the Giants have any hope of contending for a playoff berth next season. There were far too many times the starters did not make it to the fifth inning and that […]

Chris Larson - Nov 12, 2020

J.T. Realmuto: Identifying Five Potential Landing Spots Among this offseason’s free agent class, J.T. Realmuto is one of the standout names available. Realmuto turns 30 next March and is looking to cash in on his next contract. After officially declining the Qualifying Offer of $18.5 million dollars by the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, Realmuto is […]

MVP finalists
Chris Larson - Nov 2, 2020

Most Valuable Player Award Finalists In standard tradition, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced the finalists for each of the four major awards on Monday. These awards recognize some of the games best in both the American and National League. This article will focus on the three MVP Award finalists in the NL and […]

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Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 19. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Max Scherzer
Caleb Begley - May 7, 2022

New York Mets right hander Max Scherzer will miss the next six to eight weeks with an oblique injury, per Andy McCullough of The Athletic. Max Scherzer has a “moderate to high-grade” oblique strain, the Mets say. He will miss six to eight weeks. — Andy McCullough (@ByMcCullough) May 19, 2022 Scherzer started Wednesday night’s […]

Ian Kennedy

Ian Kennedy: Dependable Reliever, Incredible Teammate for the Diamondbacks Relief pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks is finally stabilizing, a welcome sight for the team. It has been a concern for years now. Not one reliever from the 2019 squad remains. No reliever from Opening Day 2020 or 2021 is left, either, at least as a […]

Rangers Angels
Nate Miller - May 7, 2022

Rangers 6, Angels 5   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 18 — The Texas Rangers completed the sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night, as they won by a final score of 6–5. Jonah Heim, and Nathaniel Lowe were the heroes in this one. Heim had a couple of base hits, and Lowe had a […]

Aaron Judge
Lewis Masella - May 7, 2022

Aaron Judge is making a strong case to be the face of the New York Yankees for years to come. That point was fairly evident even before the season, when the sides failed to agree on a multi-year extension. However, Judge’s multiple showcase performances within the last week have sent the loudest message yet. The onus […]

Rangers beat Angels
Nate Miller - May 7, 2022

Rangers 10, Angels 5   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 17 — It was a great night on Tuesday, as fans watched the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels by a final score of 10–5. Home runs by Corey Seager and Kole Calhoun made a big impact in front of a crowd of 17, 727 spectators. […]

Jake Odorizzi
Braden Herb - May 7, 2022

The Houston Astros took a hit to their rotation depth with the placement of Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day Injured List on Tuesday. The veteran hit the IL because of what the team described as lower left leg discomfort. Houston recalled reliever Seth Martinez from Triple-A to take Odorizzi’s spot on the active roster. Odorizzi […]

Caleb Begley - May 7, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]