Three Players Due for Second-Half Turnarounds

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By Andrew Miller – Last Word on Baseball Three Players Due for Second-Half Turnarounds Manny Machado Machado is certainly an interesting case. His peripherals are strikingly similar to his previous seasons; however, Machado is having by far the worst statistical season of his young career. Machado has established himself as a top-tier player in MLB […] READ MORE


Two Surprises from the 2017 Home Run Derby

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By Jordan Dickow – Last Word on Baseball Anyone who’d been paying attention during the first half of the season should not have been surprised that Aaron Judge won the 2017 Home Run Derby last night. The 6’7″, 282 pound rookie outfielder for the New York Yankees was the heavy favorite going into the event, […] READ MORE


MLB Midseason Awards: Writers’ Picks

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By Graham Anderson – Last Word on Baseball The 2017 baseball season has reached the half way point and discussion on who will walk away with individual hardware has already begun. Thirteen of the baseball minds here at Last Word on Baseball came together and voted for the players we feel deserve MVP, Rookie of […] READ MORE