Don’t Forget About Opening Night! Dodges at Padres at 8:05 EST

March Madness is in full swing, and we have all been gripped by the second full weekend of the tournament. But don’t forget that after the last two teams punch their Final Four tickets, the MLB takes center stage. Tonight Continue reading Don’t Forget About Opening Night! Dodges at Padres at 8:05 EST

MLB, Players’ Union Put Serious Teeth in New PED Rules

PED-users beware, the business end of Major League Baseball’s performance enhancing drug policy has just picked up. Today, the MLB and players’ association announced some big-time improvements to the joint drug plan. First, they’ve increased the number of random urine Continue reading MLB, Players’ Union Put Serious Teeth in New PED Rules

Around the Diamond – March 27, 2014

I don’t have enough time today to flush out my thoughts and give you any hard-hitting opinions or in-depth analysis. But I have just enough to link you with some juicy headlines from all over the league. Let’s take a Continue reading Around the Diamond – March 27, 2014

Grady Sizemore Winning the Center Field Job? Once Crazy Talk, Now a Real Possibility

As crazy as it is to say, Grady Sizemore has a real shot at actually winning the starting center field job in Boston. When long-time Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was lost the Yankees through free agency this offseason, Continue reading Grady Sizemore Winning the Center Field Job? Once Crazy Talk, Now a Real Possibility

Indians Broadcaster Tears Up Watching Son’s First Spring Training At-Bat

There was an incredibly touching moment during yesterday’s Indians-Reds Spring Training game. Nick Hamilton, a 35th-round draft pick out of Kent State, got his first Major League Spring Training at-bat for the Cleveland Indians. And right there with a front-row Continue reading Indians Broadcaster Tears Up Watching Son’s First Spring Training At-Bat

Twins Pull Off Masterful Prank on Mike Pelfrey

The Minnesota Twins are feeling the March Madness. Inspired by Wichita State’s magical 35-1 run into the round if 32, the team hatched this brilliant scheme targeting starting pitcher and Shockers alum Mike Pelfrey. Take a look. That’s Twins manager Continue reading Twins Pull Off Masterful Prank on Mike Pelfrey

Ortiz Gets What He Wants, Sort Of

My what a difference a couple of months makes. It seems like only yesterday (it was actually January 27th) that Red Sox slugger David Ortiz stole headlines with he threatened to “move on” if Boston did not offer him a Continue reading Ortiz Gets What He Wants, Sort Of

And Down The Stretch They Come: The Spring Training Draft Showdown Nears the Finish Line

We are less than one week away from the true start of the 2014 regular season (no offense to the Opening Series, but it’s still technically Spring Training). Why not take one last look at the Spring Training Draft Showdown Continue reading And Down The Stretch They Come: The Spring Training Draft Showdown Nears the Finish Line

Kershaw’s Dominance An Example Why We Shouldn’t Over-Analyze Spring Performances

The flight from Phoenix, Arizona and Sydney Australia is approximately 7,792 miles. Despite the globetrotting it took to get to the site of Major League Baseball’s Opening Series, Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw certainly wasn’t suffering from any jet lag. To Continue reading Kershaw’s Dominance An Example Why We Shouldn’t Over-Analyze Spring Performances

The Opening Series In Australia Is Not For Us, But We Should Watch Anyway

Get those alarm clocks set everybody, because the Major League Baseball regular season officially begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. Crikey, that’s an early hour! And I can assure you, it isn’t a typo. The MLB is kicking off its 2014 Continue reading The Opening Series In Australia Is Not For Us, But We Should Watch Anyway

Is Jose Abreu a Better Hitter than Puig and Cespedes? At Least One Cuban Expert Thinks So

Over the last few years, we’ve bore witness as several Cuban defectors have taken the Major Leagues by storm. Aroldis Chapman, the Cuban Missile blessed with a 100-mph rocket for a left arm, has arguably been the game’s most electric Continue reading Is Jose Abreu a Better Hitter than Puig and Cespedes? At Least One Cuban Expert Thinks So

Red Sox-Yankees Exhibition Delayed by Bee Invasion

I don’t consider myself that big of a scaredy cat, but anyone who knows me knows I’m absolutely terrified of bees and wasps. I’ve always dreamed about being a Major League player (what fan hasn’t?), but today I’m extremely thankful Continue reading Red Sox-Yankees Exhibition Delayed by Bee Invasion

Spring Training Draft Showdown Standings: We’re Neck and Neck

It’s time we once again check in on the standings of our first annual Spring Training Draft Showdown. The standings literally could not get any closer. With a little less than two weeks left in Spring Training, Team George and Continue reading Spring Training Draft Showdown Standings: We’re Neck and Neck

Baseball Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In Style for the 35th Straight Year

This is the 35th season that Major League Baseball has honored St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green uniforms. Historically, it’s been a concept I’ve found kind of cool – especially since it was started by my Cincinnati Reds back in Continue reading Baseball Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In Style for the 35th Straight Year

Braves Save Season With Santana Signing.

Less than 24 hours after learning that intended Opening Day starter Kris Medlen would need a second Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves went out and signed free agent starter Ervin Santana to a one-year contract. The deal came not Continue reading Braves Save Season With Santana Signing.

Las Vegas Isn’t Too Keen on My Reds

The Cincinnati Reds have been among the top teams in the National League since their glorious return to the playoffs in 2010. They’ve won the NL Central twice in the last four years and the playoffs three times. They won Continue reading Las Vegas Isn’t Too Keen on My Reds

A Seeds All Day Music Premiere: The Lonesome Middle Relief Pitcher

No, your eyes don’t deceive you. The headline is 100 percent accurate. Seeds All Day has decided it’s high time it made its own mark in today’s music industry, and thus is releasing its first original single: The Lonesome Middle Continue reading A Seeds All Day Music Premiere: The Lonesome Middle Relief Pitcher

Bovada’s 2014 World Series Odds

Bovada, a popular sports gambling web site, has released its preseason World Series odds, an unsurprisingly the book makers have tabbed the star-studded Los Angeles Dodgers as the favorites to take the 2014 crown at 13/2.The Cardinals are second at Continue reading Bovada’s 2014 World Series Odds

Santana Reportedly Now Willing to Take One-Year Deal

At this point, Ervin Santana just wants to play. The 31-year-old starter has been stuck in free agent purgatory while his peers have mostly all signed, shown up to camp, and begun to compete in live Spring Training games. He Continue reading Santana Reportedly Now Willing to Take One-Year Deal

The Spring Training Draft Showdown Standings After the First Week of Games

What’s up folks? I know it’s been a bit since the last Seeds All Day post. There is a good reason for my brief period of silence, which I’ll fill you in more on as soon as I can. The Continue reading The Spring Training Draft Showdown Standings After the First Week of Games