Podcast Episode 4 – Special Guest Host, New York Yankees Edition

As promised, Episode 4 delivers a new, team-specific format with a special guest host. And who better to serve as first guest host than the man who helped make me the baseball fanatic I am today? My father, Philip George, Continue reading Podcast Episode 4 – Special Guest Host, New York Yankees Edition

Braves Move to Cobb County Official After Yesterday’s Vote

The above video was a preview of an key vote for the future of the Atlanta Braves franchise that took place yesterday. Despite Commissioner Cupid’s reservations, the Cobb County Commission approved by a 4 to 1 vote plans for a Continue reading Braves Move to Cobb County Official After Yesterday’s Vote

Is MLB’s Beefing Up of Ballpark Security a Rash Decisions?

Going to the ballpark may feel a lot like walking into a courthouse next season. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that it was beefing up game-day security and that all 30 ballparks are expected to implement walk-through metal detectors Continue reading Is MLB’s Beefing Up of Ballpark Security a Rash Decisions?

Tim Hudson Thanks Braves in Letter Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s hard to believe that Tim Hudson had spent nine seasons as a member of the Atlanta Braves. He arrived from Oakland via trade before the 2005 season, and has served dutifully as ace of the Braves staff for most Continue reading Tim Hudson Thanks Braves in Letter Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

There May Be Terms and Conditions for an Interview with A-Rod

So you’re a media member or outlet who wants to interview embattled superstar Alex Rodriguez? Fantastic! The Yankees third baseman would be more than happy to sit down with you…so long as you sign off on a few conditions first. Continue reading There May Be Terms and Conditions for an Interview with A-Rod

Transactions Page is Up, Plus My Take on the Kinsler-Fielder Trade

There was no official blog post yesterday. That’s because I spent yesterday creating the transactions page. That’s right folks, the tab that – when clicked previously took you to a page that said only “Coming soon” is now a portal Continue reading Transactions Page is Up, Plus My Take on the Kinsler-Fielder Trade

Grievance Hearing Turns Into Battle of Public Opinion, One A-Rod May Not Be Losing

Boy, today’s arbitration hearing sure escalated quickly. Disgusted with what he felt had become a sham process, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing this morning after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Continue reading Grievance Hearing Turns Into Battle of Public Opinion, One A-Rod May Not Be Losing

Podcast Episode 3 – As the Cano Turns, Replay, Turner Field and MVP Voting

In this week’s Podcast, I explore the adventures of Jay-Z and Robinson Cano. I also talk expanded replay, the Braves upcoming departure from Turner Field, the effectiveness of the qualifying offer system and the MVP voting debate. Enjoy.

Fond Metrodome Memories Resurface in Wake of Auction and Pending Demoltion

For 27  years, the Minnesota Twins called the The Metrodome home before moving to the Target Field for the 2010 season. And now that the Minnesota Vikings are constructing their own, new stadium, the Metrodome is officially doomed. In fact, Continue reading Fond Metrodome Memories Resurface in Wake of Auction and Pending Demoltion

WWE Giving Cy Young Winners Title Belts

I don’t care what Stone Cold Steve Austin says, that Vince MacMahon is alright in my book. The chairman and CEO of the WWE has decided to give the NL and AL Cy Young award winners championship belts to commemorate Continue reading WWE Giving Cy Young Winners Title Belts

And the Winners Are…

All hail the leagues’ Most Valuable Players! Last night, Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutcheon were crowned with baseball’s most prestige out individual award. No surprise that either player was picked by the BBWA as Continue reading And the Winners Are…

Braves Leaving Turner Field in 2017

Shout out to my brother @SaggyWheels for putting me on to this story. Apparently the sun is officially beginning to set on Turner Field. Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz announced yesterday that the Braves will not extend their least with Continue reading Braves Leaving Turner Field in 2017

As Predicted, Fernandez and Myers Take Home Rookie of the Year Honors

The first pair of BBWA awards have been handed out, with Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez and Rays outfielder Wil Myers taking home Rookie of the Year honors. Fernandez (12-6, 2.19 ERA) was voted first on 26 of the 30 Continue reading As Predicted, Fernandez and Myers Take Home Rookie of the Year Honors

Grading My Preseason Vegas Over/Under Picks

Back in March, I posted a series of preseason predictions where I predicted the 2013 win/loss record for each of baseball’s 30 teams (Here are links to the previews for the AL East, AL Central, AL West, NL East, NL Central, and Continue reading Grading My Preseason Vegas Over/Under Picks

Mariners Expected to be Active Offseason Players for Second Straight Year

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. For the second year in a row the Seattle Mariners look to be one of the major noise makers during the offseason. Determined to contend in the American League West, Seattle’s Continue reading Mariners Expected to be Active Offseason Players for Second Straight Year

New Replay System Gets its First Test

The new instant replay format made its debut last night, and things seemed to go pretty well. Major League Baseball is testing out the new replay system – the one that will be implemented in the MLB next season – Continue reading New Replay System Gets its First Test

Brad Ausmus was the Least Experienced, but Most Impressive Candidate for Tigers

Dave Dombrowski has found his man. The Detroit Tigers introduced Brad Ausmus as their new manager yesterday. The 44-year-old former catcher will replace Jim Leyland at the helm of one of baseball’s biggest title contenders over the last few seasons. Continue reading Brad Ausmus was the Least Experienced, but Most Impressive Candidate for Tigers