As I said in my last article, today would’ve been Opening Day for the MLB. We have no real games being played. The MLB decided it will still have a version of Opening Day to give the fans something to do while quarantined. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/1242856390592548867/photo/1 That’s right, we are getting a […]
Today would’ve been Opening Day for the MLB. Obviously it isn’t. I had an article all ready to go about how it should be a national holiday. Whenever the MLB resumes and has it’s official Opening Day, I’ll probably re-post. For now, let’s just pretend for a moment that today […]
Every now and again you need some bloopers or oddities in sports. Here’s some from baseball. https://youtu.be/8Ket3BFas7E Enjoy your Wednesday everyone, right, it’s Wednesday??? I thought so. Either way have a good day!
We got a Game 7 in the NHL, now we’ve got one in the World Series.
What a start to the World Series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West title for the seventh consecutive season on Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles in a 7-3 win.On Wednesday night, it was a different story for Los Angeles. Jonathan Villar hit the go-ahead three-run homer for Baltimore in the seventh-inning off of […]
The New York Mets are potentially in a lot of trouble for the 2019 postseason after getting swept not only to the Atlanta Braves at home but also the Chicago Cubs at home. The series between Chicago and New York taught us a few things. The first thing it taught […]
Analytics has been used a lot in baseball over the past few years. The game of baseball is changing because of it and it may not be for the better. Over analyzing things might make the game more complicated than it is actually is. For example, what is first baseman/outfielder […]
There was some good news and bad news for the New York Mets this past weekend. The good was that the Washington Nationals swept away the Chicago Cubs and New York is only two games back of Chicago for the second wild card spot in the National League.The bad news, […]
The New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers are both heading in different directions heading into this series. New York just got swept in a three-game series on the road against the Oakland Athletics. Los Angeles just swept a three-game series at home against a tough and pesky Toronto […]
The Cleveland Indians and the New York Mets are about to clash for a three-game series at Citi Field starting on Tuesday night. This series is absolutely monstrous for both teams. Cleveland is currently in the first wild card spot in the American League with a 74-51 record. They only […]
The Boston Red Sox have had a rough 2019 season up to this point. Their record so far this season is 67-59. They are 16 games back of the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East. Boston is 6.5 games back of the Tampa Bay Rays […]
The Pittsburgh Pirates (48-69) have been a complete embarrassment in the second-half of the MLB season. Pittsburgh’s record in the second-half of the season is just 4-24. They were just a couple of games back of a wild card spot in the National League heading into the All-Star Break. Now, […]
The New York Mets trailed 5-4 entering the ninth-inning against the Washington Nationals. Edwin Diaz came into the game to pitch after Jeurys Famila struck out the side in the eighth-inning. Diaz’s struggles continued as he gave up a two-run homer to Victor Robles on a curveball. Washington won the […]
Bancroft Bandits are having a record-setting summer season in the Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League. Success at this level often leads to players turning professional and that has happened five times now in Bancroft. Pitchers Hunter Robichaux, a senior from Bucknell University, and Ray Diaz of Marymount California University both inked […]
WHO: Team JUCO vs Team University WHAT: 2019 Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game WHEN: July 21, 2019 WHERE: Merchants Park, Carroll, Iowa SCHEDULE 1:30 PM Skills Showcase 3:30 PM Home Run Derby 4:15 PM All-Star Game Team JUCO Pitchers Kyle Amendt , Peak Prospects – Southeastern CC Austin Atwood, Bancroft – Alcorn […]
St. Petersburg, FL, I know opening day seems like a lifetime ago but in light of the Tampa Bay Rays considering becoming a two city team I thought I’d review their stadium. Tropicana Field doesn’t get a whole lot of positive attention these days, if ever. First, watching a […]
Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League leaders Bancroft Bandits will be three pitchers short when they resume action this week after a trio signed professional contracts. Right hander Nile Ball will be making the jump from collegiate summer ball in northern Iowa to Sioux City Explorers of the American Association of Independent […]
Free agent Hanley Ramirez has signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, who look to add some power to their lineup. Ramirez, 35, passed his physical and reported to camp on Tuesday. Ramirez has 269 homers in his career but played in just 44 games with Boston last […]
The New York Yankees agreed to a $70 million, seven-year contract with Aaron Hicks. The agreement includes $64 million in guaranteed money over six seasons and club option for 2026 that could make it worth $81.5 million over eight seasons. Hicks took over as the Yankees center fielder last year […]