Ballparks: Astrodome

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Well, howdy there. Very nice to meet your acquaintance. It seems that you and your family are in the market for a historical baseball getaway and, based on your clothing, you may be quite possibly on the hunt for a dream vacation to Houston, yes? Yes. Great! Let’s get started. First, what are the specifics? […] READ MORE


Games Opened – Ready for a New Stat?

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The “opener” starts the “bullpen game.” Baseball purists, longing for the return of Tom Seaver’s complete-game pitching dominance, wince at both terms. However, it’s here to stay in MLB because it works. Therefore, how about a games opened stat? The Tampa Bay Rays developed the concept of the opener and perfected it. The Rays opened […] READ MORE



Los Angeles/California/Anaheim Angels All-Time Tournament Team

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The Los Angeles Angels have fielded a number of Hall of Famers and superstars in their relatively short 61-year history. While many of those players made their names elsewhere, they have a formidable group of talented players in their history nonetheless. As we continue our All-Time team tournament, we look at the Angels’ All-Time team. […] READ MORE


Houston Astros All-Time Team

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Over the past seven seasons, the Houston Astros have become a fixture in the postseason. With six postseason appearances, including three World Series berths over that span, the Astros are truly in their golden age of existence. While Houston is better now than ever before as a team, the franchise has had iconic individuals in […] READ MORE


Justin Verlander Re-Signs With Houston Astros

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Ben Verlander broke the news Wednesday afternoon that his brother Justin Verlander would be returning to the Houston Astros on a one year deal. The deal is worth $25 million and it has a player option for 2023. The two-time Cy Young award winner missed all of 2021 recovering from Tommy John surgery. Verlander had declined […] READ MORE


The Most Interesting Qualifying Offer Decisions

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The Qualifying Offer is a one-year deal provided by teams to their free agents. What makes a player eligible to receive it is if they played the entire season with one team and have never received it before. For example, Javier Baez is one of the marquee free agents this winter, yet he was ineligible […] READ MORE


Joe West Set to Break Umpiring Record

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MLB Umpire Joe West has been in the league since 1976. Since entering the league that year, West has umpired 5,375 games in his MLB career. On Tuesday, May 25th, Joe West will umpire his 5,376th career game. This will break an 80-year-old record and give Cowboy Joe the most umpired games in baseball history. […] READ MORE


The Worst Has Happened Again: Baseball Season Is Over

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The Worst Has Happened Again: Baseball Season Is Over Snow at 4 Jersey St. The leaves have started to turn, a chill is in the air, and there is snow at Fenway. While the pictures of the grand old park cloaked in white are beautiful, they also evoke a deep sadness. The baseball season is […] READ MORE


Top 10 Greatest Pitched Games in New York Mets’ History

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The New York Mets have always been a franchise that has had some of the best pitchers in all of baseball. They have had some tremendous pitchers throw incredible games throughout their careers in both regular season and postseason games. Here is a list of the top-ten pitching performances in Mets history. 10. Ron Darling; […] READ MORE