This Year’s Hot Stove Runs Through Boston

Red Sox owner John Henry was not going to take last year’s last-place finish lying down. Rebuilding processes like the ones we are seeing with the Astros and Cubs organizations – that’s simply not an option in Beantown. So he’s Continue reading This Year’s Hot Stove Runs Through Boston

Wednesday Roundup: Winter Wheelings and Dealings Have Begun

The whole country has been suffering through unseasonably cold weather this week. Ice in Kentucky before Thanksgiving? That should never happen. Thankfully, that old hot stove is starting to heat up already. There has been a lot of transactional news Continue reading Wednesday Roundup: Winter Wheelings and Dealings Have Begun

Stanton Gets a $325 Million Deal From The . . . Marlins?!

In my mind, no baseball player is worth $300 million. None. I don’t care how many home runs a guy can hit. I don’t care how dominant a guy is on the mound. He could be the literal combination of Continue reading Stanton Gets a $325 Million Deal From The . . . Marlins?!

Cy Young Award: A Shocker in the AL, A Snoozer in the NL

If you had pegged Indians starter Corey Kluber as your pick for the AL Cy Young Award, let me see you raise your hand. Now, for those of you with your hand raised . . . stop lying. Kluber’s selection Continue reading Cy Young Award: A Shocker in the AL, A Snoozer in the NL

Wednesday Morning MLB Awards Roundup

I’ve made posts about the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award winners, but I’ve fallen way behind on accounting for all the 2014 awards that have been handed out across Major League Baseball thus far. I catch back up here Continue reading Wednesday Morning MLB Awards Roundup

Your AL and NL Silver Slugger Award Winners

Yesterday, MLB announced the winners of the Silver Slugger Award. It’s an honor given annually to the top hitter at each position in both the National and American League. It’s not strictly a stats-based award; a vote cast by the Continue reading Your AL and NL Silver Slugger Award Winners

This Year’s AL and NL Gold Glove Winners are Most Deserving Yet

The first in what will be a slew of award announcements were unfurled yesterday, as Major League Baseball released the National League and American League Gold Glove Award winners. They’re listed below. American League Catcher – Salvador Perez, Royals First Continue reading This Year’s AL and NL Gold Glove Winners are Most Deserving Yet

Video Highlights of Maddon’s Introduction as Cubs Manager

Joe Maddon was formally introduced – and officially announced – as the Cubs new manager yesterday. Maddon’s arrival, along with the oncoming horde of young talent that will filtering through Wrigley Field in the coming years, is a scary scary Continue reading Video Highlights of Maddon’s Introduction as Cubs Manager