The Dodgers’ Offseason Is Falling Apart

I’m sure the plan looked great when they conceived it. Resign Zack Greinke and add an elite closer to bolster their bullpen with a trade during the winter meetings. The Dodgers’ offseason plight reminds us all how quickly things can Continue reading The Dodgers’ Offseason Is Falling Apart

Responding to Commissioner Manfred’s Decision on Pete Rose

If you read my blog, more likely than not you are a baseball fan of at least some degree. That means that by now, you’ve certainly heard that Commissioner Rob Manfred has denied Pete Rose’s petition to be removed from Continue reading Responding to Commissioner Manfred’s Decision on Pete Rose

Podcast Episode 44 – Deal or No Deal (The Chapman Saga)

Matthew George and Brandon Mattingly dive headfirst into all the Aroldis Chapman drama in this episode. First he was traded to L.A., then the deal wasn’t finalized, now it’s being delayed after revelations about an alleged domestic violence incident from Continue reading Podcast Episode 44 – Deal or No Deal (The Chapman Saga)

Chapman Trade On Hold After Domestic Violence Allegations Surface

The first big blockbuster of this year’s winter meetings may be in serious jeopardy. Yesterday morning, news broke that the Reds and Dodgers had reached an agreement on a trade that would send superstar closer Aroldis Chapman to the Dodgers Continue reading Chapman Trade On Hold After Domestic Violence Allegations Surface

Kris Bryant/Maikel Franco Service-Time Grievances Set Stage For Future CBA Battle

A couple of National League rookie third baseman have filed grievances with Major League Baseball against their respective teams claiming their organizations manipulated their service time to delay the year by which they would each become free agents. Kris Bryant Continue reading Kris Bryant/Maikel Franco Service-Time Grievances Set Stage For Future CBA Battle

Mets GM Sandy Alderson Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

There’s been some sobering news out of Queens today. The Mets have revealed that general manager Sandy Alderson has been diagnosed with cancer. Alderson is scheduled to undergo 8-12 weeks of chemotherapy for what has been described as a “treatable” Continue reading Mets GM Sandy Alderson Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

The Padres Are Bringing Back My Favorite Baseball Color Scheme Next Season

They may not play well, but the Padres sure will look good on the field next season. At least for Friday home games. San Diego has decided to bring back what I think is the best color scheme in all Continue reading The Padres Are Bringing Back My Favorite Baseball Color Scheme Next Season

The Details of David Price’s New Deal With Boston

David Price is a rich man. A very rich man. Yesterday he and the Boston Red Sox agreed to terms that will pay him $217 million over the next seven seasons. Price’s is the largest contract that a pitcher has Continue reading The Details of David Price’s New Deal With Boston

Here’s Hoping Bonds’ Redemption Story Is More Substance Than Sideshow

The Marlins have extended an offer to Barry Bonds that would make him the team’s new hitting coach. Bonds is expected to accept, so barring a last minute change of heart, MLB’s controversial home run king will be back in Continue reading Here’s Hoping Bonds’ Redemption Story Is More Substance Than Sideshow