Angels Acquire Hunter Strickland From Rays

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The Los Angeles Angels acquired Hunter Strickland from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve their bullpen. The Angels relief corps has struggled in the early going with a 5.32 ERA and eight blown saves as the team sits in last place in the highly-competitive AL West. The Rays are to receive cash […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Five: Three Kansas City Royals Ejected after Epic Meltdown

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Three Kansas City Royals Ejected after Epic Meltdown Welcome to Week Five of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment […] READ MORE


The National League East: A Slumbering Giant

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Before this season began, many in the baseball world had high hopes for the National League East. It was considered to be one of the most competitive divisions in the game. One part of that remains true, as the division is only separated by a game and a half. However, those high hopes have quickly […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Philadelphia Phillies

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The 2021 MLB season is nearly upon us and it’s time to see how the Philadelphia Phillies are shaping up. Is this the squad that can end the nine-year playoff drought? Let’s see how the players and schedule lineup when the calendar flips to April. Best Division In Baseball There isn’t much debate about which […] READ MORE



Ten Unique Gifts for Baseball Fans in 2020

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With the holiday season upon us, there’s always a lot of pressure to find the perfect gift. Sometimes it can be quite difficult. When it comes to shopping for baseball fans, you obviously don’t want to strike out by giving them a lackluster present. So, if you’re scrambling to find the ideal gift, look no […] READ MORE


The Haunted Hotel Pfister

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The Pfister Hotel 1.2 billion years ago two tectonic plates ripped apart, creating a mid-continent rift, which formed what we know today as Lake Michigan. 1,199,999,873 billion years later the Pfister Hotel opened in Milwaukee, Wisconsin three blocks from Lake Michigan. The hotel was the brainchild of Guido Pfister and his son, Charles. Guido passed […] READ MORE


Last Word On Sports 2020 All-Star Selections: National League

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The season is halfway over for most teams, so now is a good chance to look at what should have been the All-Star teams from each of the respective leagues. Members of the Last Word on Sports staff voted on what these hypothetical 2020 All-Star squads would look like. So here are the results for […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Keys to Winning Wide-Open Division

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After it seemed like the Philadelphia Phillies had hit rock bottom in an abysmal sweep by the Baltimore Orioles, a four-game win streak got them right back in the thick of things. Despite falling to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, August 19, the Phillies remain just two games back of the first-place Atlanta Braves […] READ MORE