2013 Season Preview – American League East

1. Division Champions – Tampa Bay Rays Last year: 90-72 Projected lineup: 1. CF: Desmond Jennings 2. LF: Matt Joyce 3. 3B: Evan Longoria 4. RF: Ben Zobrist 5. DH: Luke Scott 6. SS: Yunel Escobar 7. 1B: James Loney Continue reading 2013 Season Preview – American League East

2013 Season Preview – American League Central

1. Division Champions – Detroit Tigers Last year: 88-74 (AL West Champions) Projected lineup: 1. CF: Austin Jackson 2. RF: Torii Hunter 3. 3B: Miguel Cabrera 4. 1B: Prince Fielder 5. DH: Victor Martinez 6. LF: Andy Dirks 7. SS: Continue reading 2013 Season Preview – American League Central

2013 Season Preview – American League West

1. Division Champions – L.A. Angels Last year: 89-73 (missed playoffs) Projected Lineup: 1. LF: Mike Trout 2. SS: Erick Aybar 3. 1B: Albert Pujols 4. RF: Josh Hamilton 5. DH: Mark Trumbo 6. 2B: Howard Kendrick 7. 3B: Alberto Continue reading 2013 Season Preview – American League West

Giants Catcher Buster Posey Gets 8-year, $159 Million Extension

Not to be outdone, the San Francisco Giants locked up All-Star catcher and reigning NL MVP Buster Posey with a big contract extension just hours after news about the Justin Verlander deal broke on Friday. Posey, who was entering the Continue reading Giants Catcher Buster Posey Gets 8-year, $159 Million Extension

Verlander Receives 5-year Extension, Ups Total Contract to $202 Million

Justin Verlander had gone on record admitting he’d like to be baseball’s first $200 million dollar man. After signing what has been reported to be a 7-year, $180 million contract that will keep the Tigers ace in Detroit through 2019, Continue reading Verlander Receives 5-year Extension, Ups Total Contract to $202 Million

2013 to be the Last for Broadcasted Tim McCarver

Broadcast legend Tim McCarver announced Wednesday that he will be hanging up the headset at the end of the 2013 season. Fox’s lead baseball analyst has been a mainstay of Major League Baseball for 34 years and has manned the Continue reading 2013 to be the Last for Broadcasted Tim McCarver

Opening Night’s Texas vs. Houston Matchup an Odd Choice for ESPN, MLB

Major League Baseball will kick off the 2013 regular season with a special Opening Night presentation broadcast exclusively on ESPN. The Worldwide Leader of Sports will put on a special two-hour edition of Baseball Tonight leading into the 8 p.m. Continue reading Opening Night’s Texas vs. Houston Matchup an Odd Choice for ESPN, MLB

Vernon Wells an Expensive Solution to a Short-Term Problem

The New York Yankees are on the verge of acquiring veteran outfielder Vernon Wells in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Reports indicate that all that remains are a physical and commissioner approval before the deal is Continue reading Vernon Wells an Expensive Solution to a Short-Term Problem

Reports: Brewers Reach Deal to Sign Lohse

Reports have indicated that the Milwaukee Brewers and Kyle Lohse have reached an agreement on a three-year, $33 million dollar contract, ending the 34 year old’s longer-drawn-out-than -expected free agency saga just days before the start of the regular season. Continue reading Reports: Brewers Reach Deal to Sign Lohse

Edgar Renteria Retires

Long-time shortstop Edgar Renteria announced to RCN Television in his native Colombia that he was officially retiring from baseball today. While not a Hall of Famer in Seeds All Day’s opinion, Renteria certainly has left his mark on Major League Continue reading Edgar Renteria Retires

David Wright Named Fourth Captain in Mets History

The New York Mets officially designated third basemen David Wright as team captain, making Wright just the fourth player in club history to have the honor bestowed upon him. Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter and John Franco are the only other Continue reading David Wright Named Fourth Captain in Mets History

Prior, Baker Have Come Full Circle

Mark Prior was once thought to have the promise of a Hall of Fame career. Drafted by the Chicago Cubs with the second overall pick in 2001, and by 2003 he was already a Cy Young caliber starter (finishing third Continue reading Prior, Baker Have Come Full Circle

Moving Chapman to Pen Weakens Reds Roster

It’s official. The transition to starter for Aroldis Chapman is no more. The Cincinnati Reds announced today that the right handed fireballer would be moving back to the bullpen, and will be the team’s closer for the 2013 season. Reaction, Continue reading Moving Chapman to Pen Weakens Reds Roster

Injury Headlines Dot MLB Landscape as Opening Day Nears

Opening day is a mere 11 days away, but it seems like the closer we get to the start of the regular season, the more questions arise about who will be ready to go for that first game. Here are Continue reading Injury Headlines Dot MLB Landscape as Opening Day Nears

Highlights, React from Team USA’s 7-1 Win Against Puerto Rico

Highlights Giancarlo Stanton returns home with two hits and a great catch¬† Brandon Phillips helps turn two from his knees Gio Gonzalez on his start David Wright on Team USA’s win Post game press conference with Joe Torre, Wright and Continue reading Highlights, React from Team USA’s 7-1 Win Against Puerto Rico

U.S. Tops Puerto Rico, One Win Away from Semifinals

Why manager Joe Torre waited this long to let Gio Gonzalez pitch in the World Baseball Classic remains a mystery to Seeds All Day. He led the majors with 21 wins last season, boasted a 2.89 ERA, throws from a Continue reading U.S. Tops Puerto Rico, One Win Away from Semifinals

USA Begins Round 2 WBC Play Today

Seeds All Day is going continue to plug the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Because what’s not to love about meaningful March baseball. Round 1 provided some exhilarating moments. After losing its opening game to Mexico, the United States found itself Continue reading USA Begins Round 2 WBC Play Today

React from Team USA’s 6-2 Win Over Italy

Highlights from USA’s 6-2 Victory Ryan Vogelsong on bouncing back from a rough start David Wright on momentum and the emotion of playing for his country Jeremy Affeldt on working with pitching coach and hall of famer Greg Maddux Brandon Continue reading React from Team USA’s 6-2 Win Over Italy

USA’s Win Sets Up Winner-Take-All Sunday Showdown with Canada

The United States is on the board. David Wright’s fifth-inning grand slam sparked Team USA to a 6-2 win over Italy Saturday night, and has set the stage for a one-game showdown with Canada on Sunday to determine which team Continue reading USA’s Win Sets Up Winner-Take-All Sunday Showdown with Canada

2013 to be a Farewell Tour for the Best That’s Ever Done It

We better enjoy the show while it still lasts. As we prepare for the dawn of the 2013 season, the greatest closer of all time has announced that he will be riding off into the sunset at season’s end. On Continue reading 2013 to be a Farewell Tour for the Best That’s Ever Done It

React from the USA’s 5-2 Loss to Team Mexico

Listen to Joe Torre’s post game comments here.¬† Seeds All Day is happy to give you additional reaction to the USA-Mexico game from the guys who were in the trenches. David Wright on the Mexican pitching staff and the USA’s Continue reading React from the USA’s 5-2 Loss to Team Mexico

USA’s Loss to Mexico Makes Pool D Very, Very Interesting

Last night’s wasn’t the start Joe Torre and the boys were hoping for in this year’s World Baseball Classic. After falling to Mexico 5-2 in their opening game of pool play, Team USA finds itself in an uphill, must-win climb Continue reading USA’s Loss to Mexico Makes Pool D Very, Very Interesting

Eric Hosmer Replacing Teixeira on Team USA

Joe Torre has made his decision. Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be suiting up for the red, white and blue and replacing Mark Teixeira on Team USA for this year’s World Baseball Classic. Hosmer, 23, burst on Continue reading Eric Hosmer Replacing Teixeira on Team USA