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Previewing 2021 AL Cy Young Contenders
Jeremy Breland - Apr 8, 2021

As one writer previewed last week in the NL, it is time to look at the possible AL Cy Young contenders. Unlike the National League, there is no clear-cut favorite. Gerrit Cole is arguably the best pitcher in the AL, yet Shane Bieber and Lucas Giolito are also seen as frontrunners for the award. All […]

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Rangers Go Hitless
Texas Rangers No-Hit by Padres
Nate Miller - Apr 10, 2021

It seemed like any other night in Arlington, Texas. The only thing that seemed different was the threat of inclement weather on the horizon for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Nobody could have predicted that they would see the Texas Rangers go hitless in the seventh game of the 2021 regular season. It is always special […]

Rodriguez's Red Sox Return
Eduardo Rodriguez’s Red Sox Return

Eduardo Rodriguez’s Boston Red Sox return was made on Thursday. It had been over a year since the lefty ace took the mound. Rodriguez earned his first win since September 24, 2019, in a 7-3  win against the Baltimore Orioles. In an encouraging start, Rodriguez pitched five innings, giving up four hits, allowing three runs, […]

2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Week 1
Caleb Begley - Apr 9, 2021

The 2021 Atlanta Braves got off to a rocky start, losing their first four contests. However, baseball is not judged by small sample sizes. The game plays out as a chess contest over many weeks and months. Currently, the National League East has the Braves in check. It’s early in the season, and there are […]

100-win seasons
100-Win Seasons: A Momentum Theory, Part One
Caleb Begley - Apr 8, 2021

One of the truly great marks in the game of baseball is the 100-win milestone. If in a single season, one team manages to emerge victorious 100 times, it’s something that is truly outstanding…yet also something that is somewhat trivial. A team makes the playoffs and that seems to be the end. They celebrate, pouring […]

World Series
Six MLB World Series Contenders Offering Great Odds
Last Word Staff - Apr 7, 2021

Six World Series Contenders Offering Value After a strange 2020, Major League Baseball resumes a typical season, which started with Opening Day on Thursday, April 1st and ends with the World Series in October. Also, a significant player trend should end this year. In 2020, for the third consecutive year, baseball player salaries decreased. The […]

Rougned Odor Trade
Texas Rangers Trade Rougned Odor to Yankees
Nate Miller - Apr 6, 2021

There are a lot of times in baseball when a change of scenery is necessary. It may be a cliche, but it rings true nonetheless. Sometimes a player’s struggles will motivate his current team’s management to seek other options, both for him and for the team. This week, the Texas Rangers did just that. It was […]

Astros Send Message
Astros Send Message With Sweep of Athletics
Braden Herb - Apr 5, 2021

It can be really hard to get it going out of the gates for teams at the beginning of the season. Sometimes it takes time to get into a rhythm as a team. However, the Houston Astros were heavily motivated coming into 2021. After Houston’s struggles in the regular season of 2020, particularly against the […]

Michael King
Michael King Finds Mechanics against Familiar Foes in Yankees’ Loss

While toeing the rubber on February 28th and throwing the first pitch of 2021 for the New York Yankees, Michael King had mixed results. He threw some good secondary pitches — a key next step in his development — to the Toronto Blue Jays‘ batters, but he also struggled with command. 35 days later was […]