Riding Another Wave of Injury News

We are only a few hours away, but seriously…May cannot get here fast enough. Throughout this first month of the regular season, Major League Baseball headlines have been dominated by news of the pains and sufferings of its star players, Continue reading Riding Another Wave of Injury News

Teams Getting Most Bang For Their Buck

In yesterday’s post, we highlighted the fact that the New York Yankees have more payroll obligations committed to the seven players on their disabled list ($85.5 million) than a third of the league had committed to their entire Opening Day Continue reading Teams Getting Most Bang For Their Buck

Yankees’ $85 Million Disabled List

Who knew rehabilitative medicine would become such a booming business in New York during the 2013 baseball season? On Saturday, the New York Yankees added two more players to its already overcrowded disabled list – starting pitcher Ivan Nova, who Continue reading Yankees’ $85 Million Disabled List

Grilli Thriving In New Closer Role

Who the heck is this Jason Grilli guy, anyway? The first-year Pirates closer picked up his major league leading ninth save of the season Wednesday night, and has yet to allow a run this year. His dominance at the back Continue reading Grilli Thriving In New Closer Role

Cano’s “Connection” To Biogenesis Clinic Tenuous At Best

Seeds All Day has gone on record with our disdain for the “shoot first, ask questions later” approach the baseball community has taken with performance enhancing drug usage accusations. This week’s headlines, which attempt to implicate Yankees second baseman Robinson Continue reading Cano’s “Connection” To Biogenesis Clinic Tenuous At Best

Rockies Tops

Introducing You to Baseball’s Most Surprising Team in 2013 We challenge you to name one pundit who accurately predicted what the landscape of the National League West division would be at this point in the season.¬† You can’t, because no Continue reading Rockies Tops

Frazier Helps Deliver Most Touching Moment of 2013

ESPN camera crews dispatched to Cincinnati to film a piece on Reds guest bat boy Teddy Kremer captured way more than anticipated during last night’s game against the Marlins. Kremer, a 30-year-old Reds fan with Down syndrome, had two requests Continue reading Frazier Helps Deliver Most Touching Moment of 2013

Reds-Phillies Suspended Game Presents Rare Viewing Opportunity

The Phillies and Reds did everything in their power to get last night’s game completed before rain storms that had previously delayed the start time caused the teams to suspend play. Everything except score runs, that is. The two clubs Continue reading Reds-Phillies Suspended Game Presents Rare Viewing Opportunity

Ben Revere Makes Catch of the Year So Far

We are just two weeks into the season, and already it looks like Ben Revere has set catch-of-the-year bar has been set so high it won’t be reached by anyone else. Take a look at this full-extension diving catch from Continue reading Ben Revere Makes Catch of the Year So Far

SAD’s Disabled-List All-Star Team for April 2013

  Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes and Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes were¬† placed on the disabled list Saturday, adding to the already astounding list of major league stars currently sidelined with injuries. Reyes is expected to miss three months with Continue reading SAD’s Disabled-List All-Star Team for April 2013

Yankees Turn First 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 Triple Play in Baseball History

Watch and listen to the various calls as the Yankees turn the first ever 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 in Major League Baseball history in last night’s 5-2 win over the Orioles. It was the Yankees’ first triple play since the 1960s. Honestly, I Continue reading Yankees Turn First 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 Triple Play in Baseball History

Red Sox Sellout Streak Longest, Most Impressive in Sports History

Boston fans adore their Red Sox. They’ve shown that by the way they’ve turned out to the ballpark over the past nine-plus seasons. Last night’s 8-5 loss to Baltimore was the first Red Sox home game since May 15, 2003 Continue reading Red Sox Sellout Streak Longest, Most Impressive in Sports History

Tuesday’s Biggest Surprise: The Astros Offense

Photo courtesy of AP / Ted S. Warren If we were to ask you which team has scored the most runs in a single game so far this season, what teams would come to mind? Likely answers might be more Continue reading Tuesday’s Biggest Surprise: The Astros Offense

One of the Worst Strike Three Calls You’ll Ever See Nets Nathan’s 300th Save

No, this is not an April Fool’s joke a week late. The extremely low and extremely outside breaking ball from Joe Nathan was called strike three against Ben Zobrist. And to make matters worse, the pitch – which caused catcher Continue reading One of the Worst Strike Three Calls You’ll Ever See Nets Nathan’s 300th Save

Today is Home Opener for Seven More Clubs

Opening Day is a tremendous celebration for baseball cities, but logistics require that at least half of the major league teams open their seasons on the road. Nine teams have yet to compete in front of their home crowd. Seven Continue reading Today is Home Opener for Seven More Clubs

Carlos Marmol Out as Cubs Closer

Manager Dale Sveum has announced today that Carlos Marmol will no longer be closing games for the Chicago Cubs. He will be replaced by Kyuji Fujikawa for the time being. Marmol’s hold on the closer role has been tenuous over Continue reading Carlos Marmol Out as Cubs Closer

Chris Davis’ Home Run and RBI Streaks Come to an End

Chris Davis failed to homer in the Orioles’ 6-5 loss to the Twins yesterday. The Baltimore first baseman had hit a home run in each of his team’s first four games to start the 2013 season, which tied the major Continue reading Chris Davis’ Home Run and RBI Streaks Come to an End

Super Smash Brothers; Uptons Do What’s Never Been Done

A little sibling rivalry can go a long way when properly channeled. B.J. and Justin Upton proved that yesterday, as each homered to erase a one-run ninth inning deficit and walk-off with Atlanta’s fourth win of the season. The Chicago Continue reading Super Smash Brothers; Uptons Do What’s Never Been Done

Another Day, Another Chris Davis Home Run

Believe it or not, he’s done it again. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis smacked yet another home run – this time of the grand slam variety – and drove in five runs en route to Baltimore’s 9-5 pasting of the Continue reading Another Day, Another Chris Davis Home Run

History Being Made Less Than a Week into the Season

The 2013 season is less than a week old, yet we’ve already born witness to history. That’s one of the great things about baseball. No matter what your rooting interest, no matter the successes or failures of your particular team, Continue reading History Being Made Less Than a Week into the Season

A Day of Walkoffs

The start of the 2013 season has largely been dominated by supreme pitching performances. Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish came one out away from a perfect game, and several aces opened their teams’ respective years with 7 or 8 innings Continue reading A Day of Walkoffs

Our Season Predictions vs. Vegas Season Total Over/Unders

Now that we have predicted a win/loss record for each of baseball’s 30 franchises, we wanted to see how our predictions align with the Las Vegas Season Total over/under lines for those respective teams. We plan to track our progress Continue reading Our Season Predictions vs. Vegas Season Total Over/Unders

2013 Season Preview – National League East

1. Division Champions – Washington Nationals Last year: 98-64 (NL East Champions) Projected lineup: 1. CF: Denard Span 2. RF: Jayson Werth 3. LF: Bryce Harper 4. 3B: Ryan Zimmerman 5. 1B: Adam LaRoche 6. SS: Ian Desmond 7. 2B: Continue reading 2013 Season Preview – National League East

2013 Season Preview – National League Central

1. Division Champions – Cincinnati Reds Last year: 97-65 (NL Central Champs) Projected lineup: 1. CF: Shin-Soo Choo 2. SS: Zack Cozart 3. 1B: Joey Votto 4. 2B: Brandon Phillips 5. RF: Jay Bruce 6. 3B: Todd Frazier 7. LF: Continue reading 2013 Season Preview – National League Central