Friday, August 7, 2020

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

Major League Baseball needs to do away with fan voting for the All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game
Fan voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been an off and on tradition since 1933. In the new age of baseball statistics and analytics, it is time that Major League Baseball moves on from a fan-selected starting lineup.

Expansion 42: The only way to fix the rivalries

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

MLB season still in question for International superstar Seth Lugo

The transition from a 34th round pick to the starter in the WBC Finals has seemed instantaneous for Seth Lugo- but what does this mean for his future with the Mets? The Legitimacy of Lugo It was only last June when Seth Lugo was still pitching for the Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas. Lugo got his first taste of the big leagues...

Analysis on Mets Acquisition Jay Bruce

After a last second injury delay, the Reds have traded OF Jay Bruce to the New York Mets in exchange for INF Dilson Herrera and LHP Max Wotell. After a big trade pushed them to the playoffs last season, the Mets were clearly hoping for similar magic following offensive struggles through much of June and July. There’s a lot...

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Checking in with World Baseball Classic’s Amazin’ Mets

The Mets have the most players in the World Baseball Classic with ten, so how are they doing? *Based off MLB 40-man Roster Who's Playing? Team Italy (1-2) Brandon Nimmo (OF) Gavin Cecchini (SS) Team Dominican Republic (3-0) Jose Reyes (SS/3B)  Jeurys Familia (P) Hansel Robles (P) Team Puerto Rico (3-0) Seth Lugo (P) TJ Rivera (1B/3B) Rene Rivera (C) Team Israel (4-1) Ty Kelly (UTL) Team Mexico (1-2) Fernando Salas (P) Ranking Their Production 1. Seth Lugo  In Lugo's...

Loss of the Le Grande Orange, Mets legend Rusty Staub dies at 73

Mets legend Rusty Staub may be gone, but his impact on and off the field will live forever.

Re-signing Big Bart Should be a Big Priority for 2017

The other day, Bartolo Colon, also known as Big Bart, Big Sexy, and so on, noted that he would like to pitch for the Mets in 2017. To say the least, this decision should be a priority for Sandy Alderson and company. While Colon will be going into his age 44 season, he has become something of a wonder for the...
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