The Mariners are the luckiest team in baseball

Over a 162-game major league season, crazy things are going to happen. Teams will win games they should lose, and lose games they should win. That lengthy season does what it can to minimize those instances so that the best teams, not the luckiest, make the playoffs. It doesn’t always work out that way, and […]

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Potential landing spots for Hanley Ramirez

The Boston Red Sox officially parted ways with Hanley Ramirez on Friday after designating him for assignment last week. It’s a decision that looks questionable now given the recent injuries to right fielder Mookie Betts and second baseman Dustin Pedroia. Nevertheless, there is bound to be a market for the former All-Star despite his less […]

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The Smallest of the Big and the Biggest of the Small

Baseball is played in almost any nook and cranny of America, as well as in many parts of the world. Most of the focus is on Major League Baseball. Big cities, big stadiums and teams with long histories. What are the smallest of the big league cities, however? What then, are the biggest cities without […]

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The MLB Draft is Upon Us

Major League’s Baseball’s draft is in early June and will affect baseball’s future for years to come. Baseball’s drafts are so much more challenging to rate because of age and experience differences and the process it takes to get from the draft to playing in the Major Leagues. Joe Nuxhall, who ended up pitching more games […]

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How much longer does Albert Pujols have?

In a league filled with fun, talented players, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim may take the cake. Mike Trout is 26 years old, and he already looks like a lock for Cooperstown. Meanwhile, Shohei Ohtani is throwing the ball over 100 mph on the mound and still has the ability to hit absolute bombs […]

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The Disappearing Art of the Knuckleball in MLB

When Shohei Ohtani threw a 101.1 mph fastball against the Tigers recently, he broke his own record for a starting pitcher in 2018. Earlier this season, the Angels’ pitcher had reached 101 mph on multiple occasions. Of course, Ohtani is just one of the latest in a long line of flame-throwing pitchers who have brought the heat to MLB. He […]

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