Royals Fire Dayton Moore As President of Baseball Operations

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Dayton Moore has been relieved of his role as president of baseball operations for the Kansas City Royals. Royals owner, John Sherman, announced the firing at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Moore’s departure signals that this could be the first of many sweeping changes. For a team that’s fallen short of expectations since 2015, Moore […] READ MORE


State Of The Cincinnati Reds At the Midpoint Of the 2020 Season

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It is halfway through the 2020 season and the Cincinnati Reds are tied for third place in the National League Central Division. It’s not exactly an ideal position to be in especially midway through the 2020 season. However, don’t count them out quite yet. With an expanded playoff field to eight teams and also still […] READ MORE


Two Reds Test Negative for COVID-19

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It has been a rough week for the Cincinnati Reds. After winning their Opening Day matchup against Detroit, they’ve lost four in a row. Mike Moustakas got put on the IL after Saturday. Just before first pitch Sunday, Nick Senzel was scratched from the lineup. Nothing had been said as to why, but we know […] READ MORE


Cincinnati Reds Season Preview 2020

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The Cincinnati Reds have had a busy offseason. They were huge players in free agency, adding Mike Moustakas, Japanese star Shogo Akiyama, and Nicholas Castellanos. Cincinnati has been in a rut since their last postseason appearance in 2013 where they lost the Wild Card game to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Since that game, the Reds are a dismal 418-554 […] READ MORE


Cincinnati Reds Sign Mike Moustakas

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Cincinnati Reds Sign Mike Moustakas The Cincinnati Reds have made their first splash of the offseason as they signed infielder Mike Moustakas to a four-year, $64 million contract. This move comes on the heels of Cincinnati non-tendering Jose Peraza. This is also the largest free-agent signing in franchise history. Moustakas is coming off a productive […] READ MORE


The Milwaukee Brewers Have Gone Flat

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The Milwaukee Brewers have gone flat during the second half of this season. What once looked like a World Series contender, now struggles to remain in the Wild Card race. While the race for the NL Central Division is heating up, the Brewers are getting cold at the wrong time. Recent Streak  Since having an […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Nine: Mike Estabrook vs. the Milwaukee Brewers

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Welcome to Week Nine 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 rating of one to five Weavers in honor […] READ MORE




There is Hope for the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

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The Pittsburgh Pirates won’t make the playoffs for the third consecutive year, but there is hope for the Bucs next year. The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates should have money to sign free agents The primary reason for the optimism is that the Bucs will shed at least $25 million in payroll from this year and that […] READ MORE