I’m a fan of the Detroit Tigers. Needless to say, it’s been a long few years. I was there during the Cinderella season in 2006, when the Tigers won the … Continue Reading Winning Isn’t Everything; It’s Irrelevant
The bottom of the ninth inning was a microcosm of the 2018 World Series. The Boston Red Sox put the best they had to offer on the mound in Chris … Continue Reading Nothing Stands in the Way of Boston’s Greatness
Pressure? What pressure? Four teams—the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Colorado Rockies—came into the final day of the season facing must-win games. Win, and you win your … Continue Reading Game 163
Chris Taylor knew it. Adam Ottavino knew it. And by the eruption of euphoria that rang through Dodger Stadium, the fans knew it too. Underachievers the whole year, the Dodgers … Continue Reading “You Gotta Believe!”
Our home base in Glendale, California was only a few miles from Dodger Stadium; we decided to save this gem for the last stop on our ballpark tour! But First…Dodger … Continue Reading Dodger Stadium: Los Angeles Dodgers
After spending the first day exploring the local breweries and hiking trails, Brett and I hit the road for the first ballpark on our SoCal tour: LoanMart Field, home field … Continue Reading LoanMart Field: Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Baseball fans are an eternally pessimistic bunch (looking at you, Mets fans). No matter how good a team is, we all know that somehow, some way, something will go wrong, … Continue Reading Troubles in Paradise? Analyzing Warning Signs for Baseball’s Top Teams
Take it away, Vin: We saved our most famous ballpark for last: Dodger Stadium is the final stop on our ballpark tour, and truth be told, it’s the one I’m … Continue Reading Ballpark Preview: Dodger Stadium
Milestones. Injuries. No-hitters. Bullpen carts??? This week in baseball had it all, and we’re here to get you caught up on everything you might have missed. From no-hitter to no … Continue Reading Case of the Mondays: The Machine, the Dark Knight, and The Parking Bandit
On Monday, the Dodgers announced that star shortstop Corey Seager suffered a torn MCL in his throwing elbow, and would require Tommy John surgery. Seager was a big piece of … Continue Reading Down and Out: Do the Dodgers Have Any Good Options to Replace Corey Seager?
Every Friday up to the first week in June, Brett and I will be previewing the ballparks we’ll be visiting on our summer ballpark tour. First up is our first … Continue Reading Ballpark Tour Preview: LoanMart Field
The motto of our blog is “Ballparks, Beer, and a Whole Lot of Baseball.” Over the winter, we’ve been focused on two of the three. Oh, sure, we’ve been drinking … Continue Reading The Standing Room Only Ballpark Tour, 2018
Baseball fandom knows two speeds. Either your team is a lock to win the World Series, or they’re on track for the #1 pick in the 2019 MLB Draft. That … Continue Reading Early Season Jitters? Measure Each Team’s Panic Rating
After a baseball offseason that felt more like a Siberian winter than a patented MLB Hot Stove, the regular season has — finally — arrived. The problems of a miserable … Continue Reading 50 Things I Think About The 2018 Season
In our final division preview, we look at the dominance of the Los Angeles Dodgers; the impact that losing JD Martinez might have on the Diamondbacks; the admirable futility of … Continue Reading West is Best: The NL West Division Preview
That’s right, through a number of completely legal journalistic practices, our expert team of investigative reporters have gotten their hands on Shohei Otani’s agent’s journal! Like most of us do … Continue Reading EXCLUSIVE: Otani’s Agent Lists Pros and Cons of Japanese Superstars Top Options!!!