Reds Farm System Report: Elly De La Cruz

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The Cincinnati Reds farm system has improved over the year. With additions like Noelvi Marte and Edwin Arroyo, they have built one of the best minor league systems in all baseball. There is one prospect in particular who is making waves, though. That prospect is shortstop Elly De La Cruz. The 18-year-old is dynamite with both the […] READ MORE


Girardi Fired: What It Means for the Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies have fired Joe Girardi. After an unimpressive 23-29 start, the Phillies have decided to cut ties with Girardi after two seasons with the team. Bench coach Rob Thomson, Girardi’s longtime bench coach, will take over as interim manager for the rest of the season. The Phillies have relieved Joe Girardi of his […] READ MORE


Ben’s Baseball Alphabet: Angler

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Do you remember when you were young and your grandpappy used to take you down to the lake? He would wake you early in the morning before the sun rose. You would eat a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs and slug down a glass of orange juice. He filled up his thermos with scalding […] READ MORE


Seattle Mariners All-Time Tournament Team

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After 45 years in Major League Baseball, it is worth taking a trip down memory lane and seeing who deserves to be on the Seattle Mariner’s all-time team. Joining the MLB through expansion in 1977, the Mariners have not yet found the ultimate success of winning a World Series. However, many notable names have worn the […] READ MORE


2007: MLB Milestone Madness

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Any MLB milestone is an incredible moment once a player accomplishes the feat. But, in 2007, it was a year to remember. Fans would witness some players’ pursuits of career records and milestones achieved in unique ways. History would unfold during the campaign, with several players reaching significant milestones. Here are some of the milestones […] READ MORE


David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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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 […] READ MORE


New York Yankees All-Time Team

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It isn’t hard to create a lineup filled with the greatest players to ever play for the New York Yankees. Perhaps the hardest part of it all would be constructing this lineup to fulfill everyone’s egos and desires. All in all, it would be arguably the deepest and most talented lineup in history. This is […] READ MORE


Former Mariner A-Rod On Hall of Fame Ballot

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Former Mariners’ shortstop Alex Rodriguez is on the Hall of Fame ballot for 2022. The third baseman and shortstop played 22 seasons in MLB, the first seven being in Seattle. Retiring in 2016, this was his first year eligible to be on the ballot. An excellent ballplayer with a controversial career will hope to see […] READ MORE


2021 Hall of Fame Results Announced

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame will induct no individuals that were on its 2021 ballot. This year’s group had numerous high-profile possibilities, but only so many can ultimately get in each year. The announcement came early Tuesday evening. No one elected to Hall of Fame. Schilling misses by 16 votes. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) […] READ MORE


Five Best Yankees Offseason Acquisitions of the Last 20 Years

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The New York Yankees have not been nearly as successful as they were during the late-1990s as they won four World Series titles from 1996 through 2001. Despite not having as much success, they have still been perennial playoff contenders. Since 2001, they have been to the World Series twice, 2003 and 2009, winning it […] READ MORE