Trade Deadline Primer: Starting Pitchers

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Trade Deadline Preview: Starting Pitchers The August 31st Trade Deadline is quickly approaching and there are some names that are starting to emerge as legitimate trade candidates. Things started to move this past Friday when the Boston Red Sox made a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies. It was a trade that fulfilled the needs of […] READ MORE


The Best Multi-Sport Athletes In MLB History

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Nothing fills the minds of a young kid more than the dream to be a professional athlete in their favorite sport. Only a precious few get to see those dreams transform into a reality. An even smaller percentage of those precious few, posses the talent to be multi-sport athletes, and thrive in multiple sports in […] READ MORE


Fantasy Baseball Waiver Targets: July 20th, 2019

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Welcome to a brand new series of fantasy baseball coverage here at Last Word On Baseball. To start, we are taking a look at the top fantasy baseball waiver targets to help boost your team down the homestretch. For the sake of continuity, ESPN leagues are the baseline, and for a player to make this […] READ MORE


Shane McClanahan 2018 Draft Profile

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The first round of the MLB draft will be held on June 4th. For the teams that have an early pick on day one, it is essential for them to get a player who can help them. While drafting a player is not an exact science, teams do their best to ensure they are getting […] READ MORE


Bumgarner, Samardzija injuries put Giants behind the 8-ball

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The 2018 San Francisco Giants want nothing more than to start the upcoming season healthy and put last season’s performance behind them. Unfortunately for the Giants, their baggage carries over to the 2018 preseason. With hardly a week left of Spring Training, the Giants incurred two injuries within the last two days. Jeff Samardzija is out for […] READ MORE


Astros Seeking Jeff Samardzija at Trade Deadline

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The All-Star break is over, and the second half of the baseball season is underway. The July 31 trade deadline is the next thing to look forward to, which means playoff hopefuls are gearing up to make a final push for the postseason. The Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals have already made splashes in […] READ MORE



San Francisco Giants 2016 Season Recap

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The “even-year magic” seemed to wear off for the San Francisco Giants in 2016, in a season that could be told as a story of two halves. San Francisco made it all the way to the National League Division Series before getting bounced by the eventual-world-champion Chicago Cubs in four games. Before that, a flashback […] READ MORE


The San Francisco Giants Rotation Poses A Threat to the Chicago Cubs

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Thanks to a heroic outing by Madison Bumgarner, and a go-ahead three-run home run in the ninth inning by Conor Gillaspie, the San Francisco Giants have advanced to the NLDS to face the Chicago Cubs. With Bumgarner’s postseason heroics, and Gillipse’s clutch homer, the Giants have momentum going into this series; however, the odds still aren’t […] READ MORE


The San Francisco Giants Can Still Win It All Again in 2016

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The San Francisco Giants are once again in contention. That fact bodes well for them as since 2010, they’ve won a championship every other year with rings in 2010, 2012, and 2014.  It was already being discussed shortly after the Kansas City Royals 2015 Championship, that the Giants would reclaim their even numbered year World […] READ MORE