Bowden: Carlos Gomez an ‘MVP-caliber player’

Carlos Gomez‘s hot start for the Milwaukee Brewers isn’t an anomaly, says MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden. How much so? Expect Gomez to build on his 2013 campaign and emerge as an MVP candidate in the National League. “After Trout … Continued


Charlie Blackmon: Success not tied to ‘Coors Field effect’

One of the more popular waiver wire additions through the first two weeks of the fantasy baseball season has been Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon. As of April 10th, Blackmon is batting .471 with one home run, eight runs batted in and a 1.178 OPS. … Continued


Joe Nathan: I’ve been pitching through dead arm

Joe Nathan‘s Detroit Tigers career hasn’t started out all that smoothly, as the team’s new veteran closer has surrendered two runs, along with three hits and two walks, in his first two outings of the season. Monday on Mad Dog … Continued


Wanted: A new favorite baseball player

Tuesday is the final first day of the season for Derek Jeter. For him, it means he has 162 games to get to one more postseason. For me, it means I have 162 games to find a new favorite player. It’s not … Continued


MLB Network Radio’s 2014 season predictions

The 2014 MLB season is here, and MLB Network Radio has polled their hosts and analysts for their season predictions. So, who’s hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy in 2014? Follow your team all season long with MLB Network Radio, Sirius channel … Continued


Fantasy Impact: Reds’ Brandon Phillips impressed by Billy Hamilton’s speed

Throughout the fantasy baseball draft season, Cincinnati Reds rookie center fielder Billy Hamilton has been the topic of many heated debates. While everyone recognizes Hamilton’s speed, many question if he will be able to hit major league pitching consistently. Reds second … Continued


Cleveland Indians 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cleveland Indians. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19381,19420,19421,19422,19423,19424,19425,19426"]   Cleveland Indians 2014 outlook In his first year in Cleveland, manager Terry Francona … Continued


MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued


Ervin Santana agrees with Atlanta Braves; reaction from Frank Wren

Looking to replace Kris Medlen, who is expected to undergo a second Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves agreed to sign starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14 million deal on Wednesday. Santana is coming off a solid year with … Continued


Cincinnati Reds 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cincinnati Reds. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19275,19269,19271,19272,19270,19273,19268"] Cincinnati Reds 2014 outlook Cincinnati’s trip to the playoffs last season was short-lived, as … Continued