MLB 2020 Home-Road Split Differences

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2020 MLB: Home-Road Split Differences Every season, there are plenty of surprises. The 2020 MLB season is no exception and there have already been more than a fair share of surprises. On top of that, there have been a number of position players who have struggled to get their rhythm together at the plate. Just […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 38: Cardinals, Orioles, and Reds 2017 Season Preview

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen continue their 2017 season preview series with three more potentially exciting teams. Before that, however, they have to awe over Israel’s hot start to the World Baseball Classic. They have gone through the first round unbeaten, which includes wins over 2009 finalists South […] READ MORE


Daily Dominance: How Good is Joey Votto?

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By Brady Grove – Last Word On Baseball Joey Votto is 32 years old and is six years removed from winning the National League MVP Award in 2010; back when a core of Cincinnati Reds staples like Johnny Cueto, Aroldis Chapman, Brandon Phillips, Jay Bruce and Votto were annually competing for the NL Central title. Daily […] READ MORE


Baseball Canada Strong in 2016

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by Graham Anderson, Last Word On Baseball The land north of the border is viewed by many as hockey nation. However, not a single Canadian team made the NHL playoffs this past season. That was difficult to swallow, but the Toronto Blue Jays post-season run in MLB certainly brought an entire country together in October 2015. With […] READ MORE




Young Cincinnati Reds Get Experience While Team Has Growing Pains

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Two of the Cincinnati Reds top prospects appeared with the big league club this week and were able to make some encouraging progress in the face of heightened competition. Young Cincinnati Reds Get Experience While Team Has Growing Pains First off, Cody Reed made his MLB debut against the Houston Astros in home-run friendly Minute […] READ MORE




MLB's Post-Moneyball Movement

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As the game changes, so to does the nature of those opportunities. Thus, baseball's new efficiencies might be where you least expect to find them, and it might be leading us into MLB's post-Moneyball movement. READ MORE