Die Hard Traditions: Baseball and the Beanball

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Arguably, there is no organization in the world more averse to changing it’s traditions than Major League Baseball. There are plenty that need to be addressed, and many of them will be down the line. But the time has come for baseball to address the problem of the beanball, once and for all. The Latest […] READ MORE



Top MLB Teams Primed to Fall Short of Expectations in 2017

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By Mike Edwards – Last Word On Baseball The World Baseball Classic is in the books, and as players return to their MLB clubs, the focus now turns to making the final preparations for Opening Day. But things don’t always go according to plan once the season begins and, as is always the case, a […] READ MORE



Five Burning Questions for the 2017 MLB Season

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball In just a few days, pitchers and catchers will begin reporting to their respective teams’ Spring Training homes. This means one glorious thing: baseball is right around the corner. The 2016 season brought fans history and heartache, tragic losses and cathartic triumphs, and perhaps the greatest World […] READ MORE


MLB Sleeper Prospects: Part 3

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By Marc Nolan – Last Word On Baseball Every year in Major League Baseball, teams have one or two prospects rise from obscurity to become legitimate prospects. Sometimes they develop an additional skill. Sometimes they figure out some plus potential in a tool they already possess. It is fascinating to watch. This season saw many of these players […] READ MORE


Dodgers Beat Nationals in Five

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By Andy Donald – Last Word On Baseball The 2016 NLDS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals  took a back seat to the rest of league when it came to TV scheduling, having only one game scheduled in prime time. Lucky for baseball, that sole game was also a game five elimination game, and closed out an […] READ MORE


The Nationals Should Trade Bryce Harper if They Don’t Win It All

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By Robbie Stratakos – Last Word On Baseball The Washington Nationals are competing for the chance to possibly win the World Series this fall. With the MVP-like production from Daniel Murphy, Wilson Ramos’ coming-out party as one of the game’s best catchers, Anthony Rendon’s resurgence, and the growth of young phenom Trea Turner, the Nationals […] READ MORE