Keys To Rays Opening Day vs. Tigers

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Well, it’s time to party like it’s 1998. The time has come for Opening Day at Tropicana Field for the Tampa Bay Rays. There will surely be a retro feel this weekend as the team will be honoring Don Zimmer, wearing throwback uniforms this afternoon, and playing the team they opened their inaugural 1998 season […] READ MORE


2023 Tampa Bay Rays Season Preview

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The Tampa Bay Rays season preview is here. Fans have waited long and hard for this day to come, and now that it has, the 2023 season is upon us. This afternoon, the Rays will return the 1998 vibes to open the year against the Detroit Tigers. The team not only celebrates their 25th anniversary […] READ MORE


Anthony Volpe Era Begins in New York

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Thursday marks a sea change for the New York Yankees. Not only is baseball back after a long winter’s slumber, but the Anthony Volpe era will begin in the Bronx. The Yankees faithful have been patiently awaiting the arrival of the highly touted shortstop. Many fans expected they’d have to wait a bit longer. Given […] READ MORE


Most Intriguing MLB Teams to Watch in 2023

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Every year, MLB teams are full of wonders and surprises. No matter how much teams prepare for the season, there are always going to be a few to keep a watchful eye on. Last season, the Baltimore Orioles caught everyone by surprise as they finished three games back of the final AL Wild Card spot. […] READ MORE


Projecting the Blue Jays Opening Day Lineup, Rotation

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The Toronto Blue Jays are more profound and stronger thanks to their many additions over the winter. There’s more emphasis on defense in the outfield, more depth in the rotation, and a more balanced starting lineup. With Opening Day less than a week away, we’re getting an idea of how the roster shapes. Here’s how […] READ MORE


Alek Manoah named Blue Jays Opening Day Starting Pitcher

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The┬áToronto Blue Jays have announced that Alek Manoah will be the starting pitcher against the St. Louis Cardinals on Opening Day. It’s the first time in Manoah’s career that he will get the ball on the first day of the regular season. The 25-year-old will be tasked with anchoring a rotation with depth that includes […] READ MORE


Otto Lopez Continues to Push to Make Blue Jays Roster

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In the coming few days, MLB teams will make tough decisions by making tough cuts. As the rosters go down to the 26, the┬áToronto Blue Jays have a few players on the bubble between making the team or heading to Buffalo. One of these bubble players is Otto Lopez, a middle infielder from the Dominican […] READ MORE


Ben’s Baseball Alphabet: Near Beer Pitcher

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“Who here knows what the Volstead Act is? Anyone? Anyone? Oh yes, you there, sir. It seems that you have your hand up. Please tell us what the Volstead Act is.” “It would be my pleasure. In 1919 Congress passed the Volstead Act to help enforce the Eighteenth Amendment, which was the federal prohibition of […] READ MORE


Frankie Montas Sidelined for Most of 2023

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The New York Yankees got some tough news as pitchers and catchers report to spring training. Manager Aaron Boone announced on Wednesday that starter Frankie Montas will be sidelined for several months following upcoming shoulder surgery. The injury may cause Montas to miss the whole 2023 season, although Boone said a late-season return is possible. […] READ MORE


It’s Time to Retire Tony Fernandez’s Number in Toronto

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The Toronto Blue Jays have been a significant part of baseball since 1977. The Blue Jays have stories that include iconic playoff moments from Joe Carter in 1993 to Jose Bautista in 2015. Not to mention two World Series titles and nine playoff appearances. But, there’s more to it than just that- former Blue Jays […] READ MORE