Birth of the Toronto Blue Jays


The year was 1968 and the city of Toronto was without a professional baseball team, that’s right there was no Blue Jays. For many years the minor league Toronto Maple Leafs had been a beloved part of the city’s identity. But after the 1967 season, the Maple Leafs had been sold and relocated to Louisville. […] READ MORE

MLB Reveals the 2021 All-Star Game Starters


As the 2021 MLB Season approaches the All-Star break, the league closed it’s voting after it had given fans a week to vote for one of the three finalists at every position. ESPN took time out of their broadcast to let MLB reveal the 2021 All-Star Game starters. Baseball hasn’t had an All-Star game since […] READ MORE

Five Teams Whose Moves Won the MLB Offseason


The MLB offseason was a slow one. But it didn’t stop a few teams from having stellar offseasons, considering the financial hardships that each major-league team is facing due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, there are plenty of teams who stood out this winter. Sure, teams like the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies retained some […] READ MORE

Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap


The 2020 season did not end the way Oakland Athletics fans wanted yet again. And yet, it was still another good year overall. A veteran-laden roster carried Oakland to a division title in the American League West Division, but they ultimately fell to the rival Houston Astros. Oakland Athletics 2020 Season Recap So much went […] READ MORE

A’s Defeat White Sox 5-3 Evening Up Series at 1-1


Athletics 5 White Sox 3 The A’s White Sox series is heading for a deciding game three. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3 to even up the best of three series on Wednesday afternoon. The first two games of the series were very similar with the winning team getting an early lead. […] READ MORE

Oakland Athletics Season Preview 2020


After dropping back-to-back Wild Card games in the past two seasons the Oakland Athletics’ win total is set at 33.5 games for 2020. You can never expect much from the Moneyball A’s in the off-season. But at some point, they have to make a big move when they’re this close. With one of the strongest […] READ MORE

Ejection Inspection, Week 10: Alan Porter Dumps Three from the Oakland Athletics

Alan Porter Dumps Three from the Oakland Athletics Welcome to Week 10 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