Adames Is The Key Component To The Price Trade

You might be looking at the ticker at the bottom of your television screen and scratching your head in wonder about what the Tampa Bay Rays might have been thinking. That’s because most headlines and most news scrolls are only Continue reading Adames Is The Key Component To The Price Trade

Masterson Deal Shows Just How Deep The Seller’s Market Is For Pitching

Has there ever been a trade deadline season so ripe with top flight starting pitching? Just think about what happened today. The rumor mill has been abuzz mainly about a trio of superstar starters: David Price of the Rays, Jon Continue reading Masterson Deal Shows Just How Deep The Seller’s Market Is For Pitching

Tuesday Trade Deadline Rumblings

The July 31, 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, and the rumor mill is really starting to heat up. We’ve seen a handful of moves to date, but we are still waiting for that one big blockbuster bombshell Continue reading Tuesday Trade Deadline Rumblings

All 6 Hall of Fame Inductee Speeches

Yesterday was an amazing day for baseball fans, especially those of my generation. We are finally getting to see the greatest of the greats we grew up watching find their way into the immortal shrine that is Cooperstown, New York. Continue reading All 6 Hall of Fame Inductee Speeches

The Chihuahuas Got Frenchy Again!

Jeff Francoeur was the victim of an ingenious, month-long prank back at the beginning of the season when his AAA teammates, coaches and family members led him to believe a teammate, who can hear as well as you or I, Continue reading The Chihuahuas Got Frenchy Again!

Headley Wins It With Walk-Off in Yankees Debut

How about that for a debut? In his first game in pinstripes, third baseman Chase Headley delivered a 14th inning, walk-off single to give his new ball club a 2-1 win over the Rangers last night. Here’s a look. Your Continue reading Headley Wins It With Walk-Off in Yankees Debut

Watchful Eyes on Houston as Deadline to Sign Top Pick Aiken Draws Near

It’s going to be a long day for Astros management, likely filled with sweaty palms, butterfly-filled stomachs and eyes that can’t stray away from the clock for more than a few minutes. That’s because Houston has until 5 p.m. today Continue reading Watchful Eyes on Houston as Deadline to Sign Top Pick Aiken Draws Near

Only Wainwright is to Blame for Groove-Gate

So it surfaced shortly after the All-Star Game that NL starter Adam Wainwright was grooving fastballs to Derek Jeter in the first inning. Jeter ended up lacing a double down into the right field corner, before being driven in as Continue reading Only Wainwright is to Blame for Groove-Gate

The All-Star Game: Why It’s Cool That It Counts

Driving home last night and listening to the radio broadcast, I couldn’t help but pound my fist into the steering wheel every time the National League made an out. I was returning home from a mini watch party with my Continue reading The All-Star Game: Why It’s Cool That It Counts

Tonight’s the Home Run Derby; Who Ya Got?

It’s time for the annual launching of the long balls. The MLB Home Run Derby has long been one of my favorite parts of summer, and it’s finally upon us. Which begs the question, who do you like? Who do Continue reading Tonight’s the Home Run Derby; Who Ya Got?

The Mets Let Bartolo Colon Bat Eighth Because…???!!!

Pinch me, I must be dreaming. Or better yet, having a nightmare. Last night, the New York Mets decided it would be a good idea to let starter Bartolo Colon bat eighth in the order. I’m not kidding. This is Continue reading The Mets Let Bartolo Colon Bat Eighth Because…???!!!

The Curious Case of Jeff Samardzija’s All-Star Selection

Jeff Samardzija is an All-Star without a league to represent. Major League Baseball unveiled its NL and AL All-Star selections Sunday night, and among them was Samardzija, who had been voted on by his peers to represent the National League Continue reading The Curious Case of Jeff Samardzija’s All-Star Selection

Two Big Positives From New Home Run Derby Format

Major League Baseball is not finished tweaking the format of its annual Home Run Derby. The last few years have ushered in some significant changes to the game’s beloved skills competition, held every season the day before the All-Star Game. Continue reading Two Big Positives From New Home Run Derby Format