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Rewriting History: Recap of MLB’s Opening Half

Rewriting History: Recap of MLB’s Opening Half

It is incredibly difficult to imagine that the 2017 season is already approaching its halfway mark, but with plenty of the season remaining, anything is still possible. In less than three months, several predicted favorites have vanished from view, and teams that were non-existent last year are leading the pack this time around. Before the playoff races begin, let us first recap the first segment of an already-exciting season in

Thank You, David Ortiz

Thank You, David Ortiz

This is an open letter to the greatest DH to play the game of baseball Dear David Ortiz, Hey Big Papi, for almost 15 years you have brought life back into the Boston Red Sox. When you came here in 2003 many fans were skeptical about how good you would do here and doubted your ability to lead, wow are they wrong now. 2003 was a very good year for

The Prospects are Coming! Jake Thompson

The Prospects are Coming! Jake Thompson

Leading up to the trade deadline, Phillies fans were on the edge of their seats. It had been reported that any deal the Phillies would make around the deadline would involve Hellickson. However, GM Matt Klentak did not feel any deal was worth making. If Hellickson was dealt, Jake Thompson was the go-to prospect. After no moves at the deadline, many Phillies fans went back into hiding, knowing the chances of

Pirates 2016 Trade Deadline Recap and Analysis

Pirates 2016 Trade Deadline Recap and Analysis

As of 4:00PM Eastern Time yesterday, the craze that the MLB Trade Deadline brings to baseball fans everywhere had ended. So we thought. Source: Blue Jays get Liriano from Pirates — Robert Murray (@RobertMurrayFRS) August 1, 2016 49 minutes after the deadline, Robert Murray of Today’s Knuckle Ball broke the news that Francisco Liriano had been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays; leaving Gerrit Cole as the only starting pitcher on the opening

Every MLB Team’s Best Trade Since 2000

Every MLB Team’s Best Trade Since 2000

With the upcoming MLB trade deadline, many teams will either look to be buyers in anticipation of the playoffs or sellers as they will look to rebuild for the future. MLB teams will find bargain deals or will be ripped off. Every team has had their share of great, bargain deals throughout the last two decades. From acquiring a superstar to obtaining a prospect that would eventually become a star,

Believe in Neal Huntington – Pittsburgh Pirates Mid-Season Review

Believe in Neal Huntington – Pittsburgh Pirates Mid-Season Review

After losing 14 of 20 games that included two separate 5-game losing streaks, the Pittsburgh Pirates seem to be back on track having won 9 of their last 11. That late surge helped the Pirates post a 46-43 record at the break, which is good for 3rd in the NL Central and are now just half a game back from the Cardinals, and seven back from the struggling Chicago Cubs.

Jung Ho Kang Allegations Weigh Heavy Whether Proven Guilty or Not

Jung Ho Kang Allegations Weigh Heavy Whether Proven Guilty or Not

Chicago – Chicago police are investigating a sexual assault allegation against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over an incident that allegedly took place when his team was in town last month, a police spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Kang can’t comment because it’s an ongoing police investigation. Here is the team’s statement pic.twitter.com/Zib9lSF5vu — Adam Berry (@adamdberry) July 5, 2016 As the article linked above from the Chicago Tribune states, Jung Ho Kang

2016 MLB First Half Recap

2016 MLB First Half Recap

What a season it has been so far in Major League Baseball. Plenty is on the line as the divisional races begin to heat up in the summer months, and the MLB is once again looking forward to another year of excitement when October nears. With all of the surprises and milestones that have caught the attention of many, I felt it was necessary to get everyone up to speed