First park up on our Ohio ballpark tour is Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo MudHens. Opened in 2002 at a cost of $39 million in 2000, Fifth Third Field … Continue Reading Ohio Ballpark Tour Preview: Fifth Third Field in Toledo
Over the last two weeks the excellent baseball site FanGraphs has been releasing their positional power rankings. Most of their findings are what you’d expect: Mike Trout is the best center fielder … Continue Reading How is the Youth Movement Changing Baseball? Look at First Base
Last season the Texas Rangers finished with the best record in the American League. The Cleveland Indians represented the AL in the World Series, and pushed the Cubs to extra-innings … Continue Reading Contenders Signing Contracts: Jose Ramirez and Rougned Odor
Now I know what you’re thinking: “Dear god please don’t talking about politics. I’m begging you. I came here to read about baseball, not about Donald Trump, why are you … Continue Reading Alternative Facts Night: The Best Minor League Promotion of 2017, Believe Me.
OFFICIAL: The #WhiteSox have agreed to terms on a six-year, $25-million contract with Tim Anderson. pic.twitter.com/pNqo60uN5c — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) March 21, 2017 Contract Details This contract is deeper … Continue Reading Breaking Down the Tim Anderson Extension
As poor unemployed college graduates (well, soon for Scott), we don’t typically have the money to go on a big spring break tour or to travel during the summer. With … Continue Reading The Great Ohio Ballpark Tour with Scott and Brett
There’s nothing quite as unique as a visit to the ballpark. But what is it about it that makes it so special? Brett and I discuss in this week’s edition … Continue Reading The Experience of a Ballpark Visit: Thursday Morning Throwaround
David Price’s first season in Boston was underwhelming to say the least. The Red Sox invested 7 years and $217 million in the southpaw, but he failed to live up … Continue Reading The Curious Case of David Price’s Left Elbow
Brett and I are in the same fantasy baseball league this season. I figured it would be an interesting way to foster competition among friends, and to test our baseball … Continue Reading Fantasy Baseball and the Destruction of Friendships
With the United States’ thrilling 6-3 victory over the defending-champions Dominican Republic on Saturday night, the semifinals for the 2017 World Baseball Classic are set: Puerto Rico will play the Netherlands on … Continue Reading And Then There Were Four: Previewing The World Baseball Classic Semifinals
With the retirement of David Ortiz, the end of an era is here. Say goodbye to the DH as we know it. One of the most noticeable aspects of free … Continue Reading Say Goodbye To The DH As We Know It
One last time–one of my personal favorites from the “Hamilton” soundtrack. Baseball has always been a young man’s game and many have tried and failed at beating Father Time. As … Continue Reading One Last Time: 3 Unemployed Players That Should Make One Final Run
It didn’t have to end like this. That’s all I could think on that Sunday September morning when I woke up to the news that Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose … Continue Reading Jose Fernandez: A Sad Epilogue to a Tragic Tale
With two and a half weeks left until their March 31st inaugural game against the Yankees, the Atlanta Braves and Cobb Country are scrambling as they put the finishing touches … Continue Reading Putting In The Final Touches: A Sneak Peak of SunTrust Park And ‘The Battery Atlanta’
As first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing a deal that will keep the stud center fielder in the Sunshine State … Continue Reading He’s Staying In The Trop: A Closer Look at the Kevin Kiermaier Deal
$1.19 million per start. Zack Greinke had the weight of the world on his shoulders in 2016 after signing a monstrous $206.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks. With an ERA … Continue Reading Bounce Back Season For Zack Greinke? Don’t Bet On It.