Phillies Spring Schedule Can Make Season

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Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […] READ MORE


MLB Free Agents Who Could Benefit From Universal DH

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MLB free agents remain unsigned, including Albert Pujols. An interesting thing about Pujols is that he’s 21 home runs away from 700. Last season, he had a 101 OPS+ in 85 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 60 percent of those plate appearances came against left-handed pitching. Pujols will be a platoon DH for whichever team […] READ MORE


Cardinals DH Options Are Both External and Internal

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The DH has officially arrived in the National League. The baseball-progressives cheer, and the traditionalists sigh. No matter what side of the issue St. Louis Cardinals fans lie on, there will officially be a designated hitter in the Cards lineup in 2022 and beyond. Sadly, there will be no more gritty Adam Wainwright at-bats or […] READ MORE


J.D. Martinez Passes On Opt-Out, Remains With Red Sox

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The biggest decision so far in the Boston Red Sox‘ off-season has been made. According to multiple reports, slugger J.D. Martinez has decided to exercise his $19.4 million player option, thus remaining a member of the Red Sox. What This Means for Martinez Martinez’ decision to stay put is probably due to the uncertainty he would […] READ MORE


Best Injured MLB Postseason Performances

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The postseason makes heroes. Every year, a new hero is born. Sometimes they are already a household name. Sometimes, nobody outside of the sport has ever heard of them. After Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series with a fractured leg, one has to wonder, what […] READ MORE


2021 Boston Red Sox Best Four-Seam Fastball Hitters: Part 2

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Welcome back, readers. Last time, we set the parameters for identifying the best four-seam fastball hitter among the 2021 Boston Red Sox. We established CSW% and smashes per swing as the two metrics we used to help us along on this journey. In terms of the lowest CSW% on four-seamers. The youngster Jarren Duran had […] READ MORE


2021 Red Sox Best Four-Seam Fastball Hitters: Part 1

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The 2021 Boston Red Sox roster is consists of some pretty notable hitters. Xander Bogaerts has played much of the season with his average above .300, J.D. Martinez boasts a very respectable .289 career average, and Rafael Devers is a smidge under .280 for his career at .279. There are many ways to classify a […] READ MORE


Red Sox Stay Conservative at Trade Deadline

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The trade deadline has come and gone. It delivered one of the most active and star-laden deadlines in recent memory. Big names like Kris Bryant, Javy Baéz, and Joey Gallo all found new homes. Teams like the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs held fire sales, getting rid of key veterans. Contenders around the league […] READ MORE


Henry Davis 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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Louisville University has turned into a strong school for baseball prospects. Catcher Henry Davis looks like he could become the next star prospect from the school’s system. He could join Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith as another potent offensive bat who can help anchor a lineup for years. Davis has some gaps in his […] READ MORE


Nationals Top Diamondbacks, Locastro to Miss at Least 10 Days

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Diamondbacks 6, Nationals 2 The Washington Nationals rode seeing-eye hits to a big fourth inning. Later, they added insurance runs in the seventh and eighth to defeat the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-2, Saturday afternoon. Diamondbacks outfielder Tim Locastro saw his stolen base streak end, injuring his left pinky in the process. Catcher Yan Gomes opened […] READ MORE