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 idea is more true than ever during the first week of the season. After just 5 games and 3% of the entire regular season, fans... Continue Reading →
50 Things I Think About The 2018 Season
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 offseason (I feel you, Mike Moustakas) can be left behind. Some free agents still remain out in the cold, but for most of the teams... Continue Reading →
West is Best: The NL West Division Preview
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 the San Francisco Giants; and torsos. *Note: this was recorded late on Saturday night, after a number of beers were consumed. We apologize for the... Continue Reading →
EXCLUSIVE: Otani’s Agent Lists Pros and Cons of Japanese Superstars Top Options!!!
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 when we're making a life-changing decision, Otani's agent has developed a list of pros and cons for each of Otani's top options. Otani's agent, ever-faithful,... Continue Reading →
Shark in the Water?
If it feels like there's been a lot of big name players on the move after the trade deadline, you're right. Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson, Neil Walker, and just today Mike Leake are some of the players that have found homes for the end of the 2017 season after being placed on revocable waivers. And... Continue Reading →
Enough of This Nonsense – It’s Time to End Bean-Ball Culture
Let's be clear: this was not retribution. This was a vendetta. It was the top of the eighth inning in a 2-0 ballgame between the Nationals and the Giants at AT&T Park. Hunter Strickland was on the mound for the Giants. He got two quick outs in the inning, and then Bryce Harper came to... Continue Reading →