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The Microwave Episode 1: Hall of Fame Voting

Major League Baseball’s annual Hall of Fame inductees will be announced today. The MLB writers here along voted for our own Hall of Fame selection article. This podcast is dedicated to reviewing the results and briefly talking about the offseason for our respective teamsThis show was the first time we heard the results. We discussed the results and made arguments supporting our votes. Some votes were shocking, but as a

Evaluating the Angels Off-Season Options

Evaluating the Angels Off-Season Options

By Steve Zavala “This is going to be the year”- Angels fans on Opening Day 2015. Months later they would play in a must win game against their rival Texas Rangers in Game 162 in hopes of forcing a one game playoff with the Houston Astros. The Angels lost the game and ultimately culminated in another underperforming season. Disappointing. Embarrassing. Injury-plagued. So many negative words can describe the 2015 LA

Saying Goodbye to the Astros Tal’s Hill

Saying Goodbye to the Astros Tal’s Hill

By Drew Diaz In June of 2015, the Houston Astros released plans for a 15 million dollar reconstruction of Minute Maid Park’s centerfield for the 2016 season. The plans include the removal of Tal’s hill and bringing the centerfield fence in to about 409 feet from home plate. Additionally, the renovation would give room for the Astros to add three new bar locations, four new food locations, and a group seating

Why Corey Kluber Should Be In the Cy Young Conversation

Why Corey Kluber Should Be In the Cy Young Conversation

By Justin Szabo To the untrained eye, the defending Cy Young award winner is having a tough season. During his 2014 campaign, Corey Kluber pitched to an 18-9 record with a 2.44 earned run average (ERA) and the most coveted prize given to pitchers. This season has been rocky not only for Corey, but the Indians as a whole. Many expected Kluber to lead Cleveland to the World Series *pauses

MLB Players of the Week 8/3-8/9

MLB Players of the Week 8/3-8/9

By Zach Peterson Another great week of baseball is in the books, and we continue to march closer to the final month of the regular season.  The Pirates and Cubs both took huge steps towards potential postseason play with sweeps of the Dodgers and Giants.  In the American League the Blue Jays knocked the Yankees to the mat in their own home with a weekend road sweep.  With these great

With Jerry Dipoto Out, What is Next for the Angels?

With Jerry Dipoto Out, What is Next for the Angels?

By Steve Zavala Who would have known that it would come down to this? The turmoil and struggles of the Angels this season has boiled over to the front office as Angels GM Jerry Dipoto resigned from his role as General Manager. The exact reason for his departure remains to be confirmed but media reports stated a falling out between Dipoto and Angels long-time manager Mike Scioscia was determined to