Most Captivating MLB Moments of 2016

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By Brandon Murphy and David Schwartz – Last Word On Baseball As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, the LWOS MCXM series captures the 10 most captivating stories from 2016 in each sport. LWOB takes a look at the most captivating moments from 2016, whether it be for on-field accomplishments, off-season drama, or happenings […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 32: Remembering the 2016 MLB Season

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball With the 2016 season in the books, Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen look back at their favorite moments. Everything from knockout punches, to knockout home runs, to knockout pitchers are represented. It’s a real knockout. Then the pair discuss who they think will win awards at the […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 18: MLB Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

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The MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone. Plenty of expensive relief pitches were sent shuffling around the big leagues, as well as a couple of position players. It was a tame deadline by some standards, but a few teams got plenty better. Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen pick out their winners and losers. Before […] READ MORE



Zack Cozart: His Case for the All-Star Game

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At the age of 30 and in his sixth MLB season, Cincinnati Reds shortstop and Ole Miss product Zack Cozart is having another phenomenal year, picking up right where he left off after an injury cut his 2015 season short. In 237 AB this season Cozart has a .276 BA, .323 OBP, .492 SLG and has hit […] READ MORE


Jose Reyes Designated For Assignment

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Jose Reyes Designated for Assignment: Not long after reinstating Reyes, the Rockies announced Wednesday that they would DFA the former All-Star. READ MORE


NL West Report: First Quarter

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It's the beginning of June, which means its time to take a look back to how the NL West has fared thus far. Here is the first quarter NL West report. READ MORE



Fantasy Baseball Trades to Make

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With the baseball season underway, its time to think about fantasy baseball trades to make and the players to target in those trades. READ MORE


2016 Biggest Surprise Players

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Though it's still early, we take a look at the 2016 biggest surprise players, including some familiar names as well as some less familiar ones. READ MORE