Friday, August 7, 2020

A tribute to Roy Halladay, killed in Florida plane crash at age 40

The former ace of the Toronto Blue Jays and the crafter of the 20th MLB perfect game is gone.

Jose Bautista’s Time May Be Over, But His Legacy is Sealed

Sunday afternoon in Toronto was a crazy game. With the rookie phenom Aaron Judge hitting his 47th and 48th home runs in that game, it seemed like the Yankees ruined some big day in Toronto. However, whatever Aaron Judge did in Toronto was second to the potential end of an era for the city’s prodigal sun. It was the...

Rays’ bats continue to underwhelm against Jays

The Rays are struggling offensively. They have not produced in game one of the series.

Dan Shulman Leaving ESPN is a Mistake

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Dan Shulman, the voice of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, is leaving the broadcast at the end of the 2017 season. The man who has been the anchor through a lot of switches in ESPN wants to live with family more in Toronto. He will remain on ESPN’s college basketball coverage, something he does outside of the baseball coverage. At...

Expansion 42: The only way to fix the rivalries

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It would require a lot of change, but expansion to 42 teams fixes everything.

Kentucky Wildcats Boast Multiple MLB Draft Picks

After appearing in their first Super Regional in school history, the Kentucky Wildcats baseball team is shining even brighter in the national spotlight. During the extensive 3 days of the MLB draft, Kentucky would have eight players picked during the draft, something that first-year head coach Nick Mingione should feel proud of. First Player from First Base The highlight of the draft...

The scariest half-innings in baseball

Close your eyes and imagine you are a pitcher in the major leagues. Now take it a step further, it’s the bottom of the ninth, the game is tied, and it’s YOUR job to keep the game tied. What are the last three names you want to see below “Due Up:”? What is this season’s scariest half-inning? *Note: The...

Pre-Spring Training Power Rankings: AL East

Spring Training is finally here. The long winter of no baseball is over. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to their fields in Florida and Arizona and we are getting many photos of players in action. The media is buzzing everywhere trying to get scoops for their next articles. At the same time, there are people in the press ranking...

Encarnacion’s Contract Has Deflated Jose Bautista’s Dreams

Remember when Jose Bautista wanted a five-year contract at age 35? I sure do. That pipe dream is now a non-reality thanks to his former teammate, Edwin Encarnacion. For much of the offseason, there was an expectation that Encarnacion would nab a five-year contract north of $100 million. Back in February, 35-year old Jose Bautista wanted a $150 million contract...

Brett Cecil Deal Should Mean Big Payday for Relievers

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On Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals introduced their first big free agent signing of the 2016-2017 MLB offseason, the signing of left-handed reliever Brett Cecil. The 30-year old reliever had been with the Toronto Blue Jays since his drafting in 2007’s first round as a 38th pick for losing Justin Speier to free agency. Since his drafting, the University...
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