W2W4 May 31, 2013 – Aces Duel In Battle For First

Boston Red Sox at N.Y. Yankees – 7:05 Only two measly games separate this powerhouse franchises, and Friday’s matchup pits ace against ace. Jon Lester (6-1, 3.34 ERA) takes the hill for the Red Sox; C.C. Sabathia (4-4, 3.96 ERA) Continue reading W2W4 May 31, 2013 – Aces Duel In Battle For First

Around The Diamond – May 31, 2013

With so many different stories cropping up yesterday, it was an impossible mission to pick a single thing to focus on with this morning’s post. So instead, here’s another brunch buffet of headlines, as we take you Around The Diamond. Continue reading Around The Diamond – May 31, 2013

Kyle Lohse Pursuing History Tonight

When one considers the career of Kyle Lohse, it doesn’t typically draw comparisons to those of some of the game’s greatest pitchers. He has a career 119-114 record with an unremarkable ERA. But the Brewer right hander has the chance Continue reading Kyle Lohse Pursuing History Tonight

W2W4 May 30, 2013 – Top Cards Prospect Debuts

Kansas City at St. Louis – 8:15 p.m. Another first round draft pick, another fast track to the major leagues. St. Louis rookie Michael Wacha – less than one year removed from pitching for Texas A&M – will make is Continue reading W2W4 May 30, 2013 – Top Cards Prospect Debuts

Peralta Taking Game to New Heights in Deep Tiger Lineup

Jason Beck of MLB.com suggests that it might be time to stop labeling this as just a hot start for Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta. It may be time to recognize that he’s taken his game to a whole new level. Continue reading Peralta Taking Game to New Heights in Deep Tiger Lineup

Royals Screen Graphic Seek And Find

No, this is not a joke. The above screen graphic actually appeared during Fox Sports Kansas City’s broadcast of last night’s game. So much for fact checking. The graphic is loaded with factual errors (we will ignore the grammatical mistake Continue reading Royals Screen Graphic Seek And Find

W2W4 May 23, 2013 – The Future is Now for Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays – 7:05 The Big League Debut of Kevin Gausman Usually it takes a few years for a draft pick to work his way up through the various minor league systems and into the big Continue reading W2W4 May 23, 2013 – The Future is Now for Baltimore

This Day in Baseball History – The Mick Goes DEEEEEP

On May 22, 1963 Yankees legend Mickey Mantle put an exclamation point on his legacy, blasting one of the most massive and memorable home runs in baseball history. I’m sure most of you are too young to remember just how Continue reading This Day in Baseball History – The Mick Goes DEEEEEP

What to Watch For – May 22, 2013

L.A. Dodgers at¬† Milwaukee Brewers – 1:10 p.m. Why would this mid-May match-up between two last-place teams make for Seeds All Day’s game to watch of the day? Well, it could very well be the last Dodgers game Don Mattingly Continue reading What to Watch For – May 22, 2013

SAD’s First-Quarter All Stars – American League

Yesterday, we revealed our first-quarter National League All Star selections for each position. As promised, today we give you our American League picks. Let’s get right to it. C – Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins It was a close call between Continue reading SAD’s First-Quarter All Stars – American League

A Tuesday Morning Triple Scoop from Fangraphs

If you’ve followed Philadelphia at all, you’ve realized that something just isn’t quite right with starter Cole Hamels. He’s been one of the most dominant lefties in the National League over the past few seasons, but has been anything but Continue reading A Tuesday Morning Triple Scoop from Fangraphs

SAD’s First-Quarter All Stars – National League

Believe it or not, we are already one-fourth of the way through the 2013 regular season. Fans have been casting their All Star ballots for nearly a month now, so it’s high time Seeds All Day started considering who it Continue reading SAD’s First-Quarter All Stars – National League

What to Watch For – May 20, 2013

Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets – 7:10 p.m. Reds ace Johnny Cueto makes his long-awaited return from the disabled list tonight in New York. He gets his first start in more than a month, but it’s less that he’s Continue reading What to Watch For – May 20, 2013

Rays’ Moore Putting Forth Babe Ruthian Season

Looking for a name to compare Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore with? How about Babe Ruth? Moore stifled the Baltimore Orioles yesterday, limiting the division for to just one earned run over seven innings pitched en route to his eighth Continue reading Rays’ Moore Putting Forth Babe Ruthian Season

Point, Counterpoint with Jayson Stark on MLB Umpiring

Life as an MLB umpire has not been fun this season. At least not in the last two weeks. The boys in blue are becoming some of the most vilified figures in all of sports thanks to replays, social media Continue reading Point, Counterpoint with Jayson Stark on MLB Umpiring

Around the Diamond – May 16, 2013

Not bad for a comeback performance. Dodgers starter Zack Greinke made his return last night, and was down right impressive. He allowed just one run on five hits in 5 and one-third innings against the Washington Nationals. He struck out Continue reading Around the Diamond – May 16, 2013

What the Heck is Extended Spring Training? We Explain

The Philadelphia Phillies, in desperate need of starting pitching help,¬†signed former Cubs All Star Carlos Zambrano to a minor league contract earlier today. The fiery right hander familiarly known as “Big Z” last pitched with Miami last season. He is Continue reading What the Heck is Extended Spring Training? We Explain

Around the Diamond – May 13, 2013

Let the building process begin. The Chicago Cubs locked up first baseman Anthony Rizzo to a seven-year, $41 million contract extension over the weekend. Rizzo will be under the team’s control through the 2021 season. Cubs president of baseball operations Continue reading Around the Diamond – May 13, 2013

Money Makes MLB Go All “Bah Humbug” For Mother’s Day

Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports is slowly becoming one of our favorite baseball writers. His column earlier this week introduced us to the widespread use of sunscreen by MLB pitchers. Passan’s most recent column introduces us to whole new controversy Continue reading Money Makes MLB Go All “Bah Humbug” For Mother’s Day

Around the Diamond – May 10, 2013

Seeds All Day would like to present a new feature we hope to be a daily installment (time permitting) to the blog – Around the Diamond. With these posts, we will try to bring you each day’s most interesting headlines. Continue reading Around the Diamond – May 10, 2013

A’s React to Blown Call on Social Media

In case you missed it, last night’s Oakland-Cleveland game provided us with the biggest failure of instant replay we’ve seen so far this season. The umpires missed what should have been a game-tying, ninth-inning home run by Athletics shortstop Adam Continue reading A’s React to Blown Call on Social Media