For Rebuilding MLB Teams, Being Good Can Be Bad

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By Ryan Timmerman – Last Word On Baseball The best wins come when you least expect them. Too many, however, raise expectations to a place where they become the expectation, not a pleasant surprise. Like fans, general managers and other upper-management types can fall prey to the decoy of unexpected wins. And that leads to […] READ MORE



Top MLB Teams Primed to Exceed Expectations in 2017

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By Mike Edwards – Last Word On Baseball With Spring Training and the World Baseball Classic well underway, opening day for the 2017 MLB season is inching closer and closer. That means its time to peak into the crystal ball and take a stab at predicting which teams will exceed expectations and become a factor […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Seek Stadium Options, Sue Maricopa County

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball All is not well in the desert. On Tuesday, the Arizona Diamondbacks filed a lawsuit against Maricopa County, where the team’s home in Phoenix is located. While the team is not seeking any damages from the county, the suit could see them leave Chase Field before the […] READ MORE




Tyler Clippard to the New York Yankees

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The New York Yankees appear to be revamping their bullpen prior to the trade deadline. They acquired right-hander Tyler Clippard from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Clippard, who is under contract through next season, should serve as the seventh-inning setup man for the Yankees. The Yankees traded Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs on Monday, […] READ MORE