MLB, Sports

Rangers’ Ian Desmond surprised in first half of the MLB season, who will surprise post-All-Star?

The Most Valuable Player in the American League during the first half of the season is a man who is playing a new position for the first time in his career and who remained unsigned until after Spring Training had … Continued

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Rangers’ Ian Desmond surprised in first half of the MLB season, who will surprise post-All-Star?

The Most Valuable Player in the American League during the first half of the season is a man who is playing a new position for the first time in his career and who remained unsigned until after Spring Training had … Continued

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MLB All-Star Game has tough act following HR Derby

The Midsummer Classic is finally here, and with it comes big shoes to fill following Giancarlo Stanton’s HR Derby-winning 61 dingers on Monday night. As is often the case for managers of the MLB All-Star Game, it’s a difficult balance … Continued

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MLB All-Star Game has tough act following HR Derby

The Midsummer Classic is finally here, and with it comes big shoes to fill following Giancarlo Stanton’s HR Derby-winning 61 dingers on Monday night. As is often the case for managers of the MLB All-Star Game, it’s a difficult balance … Continued

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Skills Challenge, anyone? How MLB could add more events to the All-Star Week

Major League Baseball is hosting the 87th Annual All-Star Game this coming Tuesday evening at Petco Park in San Diego. From the SiriusXM Futures Game, to the Home Run Derby to the game itself, you can catch all of the action … Continued

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Skills Challenge, anyone? How MLB could add more events to the All-Star Week

Major League Baseball is hosting the 87th Annual All-Star Game this coming Tuesday evening at Petco Park in San Diego. From the SiriusXM Futures Game, to the Home Run Derby to the game itself, you can catch all of the action … Continued

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Cubs-Reds was very weird and it’s all thanks to Joe Maddon

“That came out of left field and went back to left field and came out of left field again.” That was Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies immediately after the Cubs locked up a 7-2 15 inning win over the Reds as … Continued

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Cubs-Reds was very weird and it’s all thanks to Joe Maddon

“That came out of left field and went back to left field and came out of left field again.” That was Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies immediately after the Cubs locked up a 7-2 15 inning win over the Reds as … Continued

MLB, Sports

MLB should host a pitchers-only Home Run Derby and here’s why

The only way to conceivably improve the Home Run Derby is to let Bartolo Colon participate in the Home Run Derby. The idea of pitchers competing in the Home Run Derby, once ridiculous, has begun gaining steam, with the likes … Continued

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MLB should host a pitchers-only Home Run Derby and here’s why

The only way to conceivably improve the Home Run Derby is to let Bartolo Colon participate in the Home Run Derby. The idea of pitchers competing in the Home Run Derby, once ridiculous, has begun gaining steam, with the likes … Continued

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Songs these 18 MLB players SHOULD use as their walk-up music

Ever wonder how baseball players choose their walk-up music? Music plays before each batter steps up to the plate, before each pitcher takes the mound, but what does the music say about the player? Some players might use their walk-up … Continued

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Songs these 18 MLB players SHOULD use as their walk-up music

Ever wonder how baseball players choose their walk-up music? Music plays before each batter steps up to the plate, before each pitcher takes the mound, but what does the music say about the player? Some players might use their walk-up … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

MLB, Sports

Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter (and the Cubs 16-0 beatdown) in historical perspective

The Cincinnati Reds never had a chance on Thursday night against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta. You could see it on their faces and in their body language as they stepped into the box to face the ace Cubs fans have been hoping … Continued

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Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter (and the Cubs 16-0 beatdown) in historical perspective

The Cincinnati Reds never had a chance on Thursday night against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta. You could see it on their faces and in their body language as they stepped into the box to face the ace Cubs fans have been hoping … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s weirdest jersey numbers

When Luis Cessa came on in relief for the Yankees on April 8th, he officially became the best player in the Yankees’ storied history to wear No. 85. That’s because he is the only player in Yankees history to wear said number. Cessa’s … Continued

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Major League Baseball’s weirdest jersey numbers

When Luis Cessa came on in relief for the Yankees on April 8th, he officially became the best player in the Yankees’ storied history to wear No. 85. That’s because he is the only player in Yankees history to wear said number. Cessa’s … Continued

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Chicago Cubs’ loss of Kyle Schwarber isn’t the end of the world it may seem like

I received a text from a friend of mine who is a die-hard Royals fan within minutes of news breaking about Kyle Schwarber being lost for the season. “Sorry for your loss,” the text read flatly, and it took a moment … Continued

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Chicago Cubs’ loss of Kyle Schwarber isn’t the end of the world it may seem like

I received a text from a friend of mine who is a die-hard Royals fan within minutes of news breaking about Kyle Schwarber being lost for the season. “Sorry for your loss,” the text read flatly, and it took a moment … Continued

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