New York Yankees Spring Training
DJ Kleinbard - Feb 17, 2021

As the New York Yankees Spring Training gets underway, the dawn of a new season approaches. Once again, they hope to move on from the downfalls of the previous season. Still, the 2021 season will emanate themes of 2020 for all of MLB. Covid protocols continue to engulf daily life for ball clubs. Additionally, Zoom […]

Tyler Chatwood contract
Andrew Brown - Jan 19, 2021

Tyler Chatwood Contract Adds Potential It may not be a blockbuster move, but the Toronto Blue Jays took a step forward as they signed Tyler Chatwood. The 31-year old veteran will be teaming up with the Blue Jays on a one-year contract worth $3 million. That also includes a potential for $2.5 million in incentives. […]

Brooks Kriske
DJ Kleinbard - Jan 13, 2021

Every year since 1992, MLB and the MLBPA have held the Rookie Development Program geared towards the growth of younger players. This program’s objective is to help up-and-coming prospects avoid certain pitfalls that could derail their careers. One participant, a rookie by definition but at least five or six years the superior of some attendees, […]

Yankees bullpen
DJ Kleinbard - Jan 11, 2021

While their attention remains focused on the negotiations with DJ LeMahieu, the New York Yankees bullpen remains untouched. Relief pitching dominance has been intertwined in their identity for the past several seasons. Still, the relief pitching, like the rest of the roster, had a series of highs and lows throughout 2020. Tommy Kahnle’s absence was […]

San Francisco Giants Roster
Dan Mori - Jan 1, 2021

The offseason has been a fairly quiet one for the San Francisco Giants. Farhan Zaidi, the Giants’ President of Baseball Operations did re-sign starting pitcher Kevin Gausman, who was the teams best starter last year. Zaidi has also made a few under the radar moves, acquiring free-agent starter Anthony DeScalfani, reliever Matt Wisler and utility […]

300 Win Club

Baseball is still mourning the loss of one of its all-time greats, Phil Niekro. Not only was he a great person and ambassador for the game, but he was one of its greatest pitchers. He did something only 18 pitchers have ever done, striking out 3,000 or more in his career. But he also did […]

Babe Ruth kids
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 20, 2020

It all started with a poem written in 1822. An Episcopal minister by the name of Clement Clarke Moore wrote a poem for his three daughters called “An Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas”. The poem that Moore wrote is also known as “Twas The Night Before Christmas”. The “right jolly old elf” that […]

Washington Nationals Pitchers
Akshaj Gaur - Dec 19, 2020

With the return of Stephen Strasburg, the Washington Nationals have excellent depth in their starting rotation heading into 2021.

first baseman mitt
Richard Daniels - Dec 16, 2020

A baseball glove has fingers. A mitt doesn’t. By rule only catchers and first basemen are permitted to wear a mitt, while all other players must wear a glove. According to the Baseball Rules Academy, a first baseman’s mitt may be no longer than thirteen inches. It can also be no wider than eight inches […]

Baseball menorah
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 12, 2020

The Nine Branches of the Baseball Menorah The Hanukkah Menorah Hanukkah is here and the Menorah or the Hanukkiah has been dusted off and put in a place of importance. On each of the eight nights of Hanukkah a new candle is lit by the ninth candle, the Shamash. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of […]

Los Angeles Angels Roster
Jay Sheehy - Dec 11, 2020

The Los Angeles Angels have been pretty busy this offseason. So far, so good. General manager Perry Minasian and the new front office have made a couple of bold moves to improve the Angels current roster. First, they traded for Baltimore Orioles shortstop José Iglesias. Less than a week later, they traded with the Cincinnati […]

Roberto Clemente
Nate Freeman - Dec 4, 2020

When Jackie Robinson‘s number 42 was retired for all MLB teams, it was an unprecedented and awesome symbol of respect for the man who broke the color barrier for the sport. Robinson’s courage was not only an important step in the advancement of the MLB, but also for the civil rights of black people. His play […]

Tomoyuki Sugano
DJ Kleinbard - Nov 30, 2020

With three starting pitchers currently on the free agent market, the New York Yankees’ rotation is an area to address in the offseason. While there is a bevy of options available, expect the team to do their due diligence on Tomoyuki Sugano. Sugano, a 31-year old right-handed pitcher, is rumored to be getting posted by […]

Chris Larson - Nov 17, 2020

Six MLB Players to Monitor This Offseason The MLB Hot Stove Season is officially underway. Tuesday, the MLB Owners Meetings get underway and last thru Thursday. In typical 2020 fashion, the meetings are being held virtually. However, they will still allow all 30 front offices to converse with one another and exchange ideas. Typically, these […]

Colorado Rockies offseason
Doug Winkey - Nov 3, 2020

The Colorado Rockies offseason began at the end of September and fans are very anxious about what awaits the franchise. The team made only small moves between the end of 2019 and the unusual 2020 season, but that probably isn’t sufficient after two straight disappointing seasons. The team has a few glaring needs going into […]

Jayce Tingler
Lacey Yahnke - Nov 3, 2020

A.J. Preller, the San Diego Padres general manager, took a chance on Jayce Tingler to lead his ball club, and boy did it pay off. The 38-year old rookie manager was named a finalist for the National League (NL) Manager of the Year Award by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) on Monday, Nov. […]

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