• Category: MLB

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    MLB: Buying or Selling

    With the Amateur Draft and the Free Agent frenzy last week, for the most part we can say that the hockey season is over, at least until training camps...
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    Shame on You for Doubting Rick Porcello

    The Detroit Tigers’ starting rotation currently features two of the past three American League Cy Young winners in Max Scherzer (2013) and Justin Ve...
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    4th of July Reflections On My Pre-Season Picks

    An old baseball axiom states that whatever team was in first place on the 4th of July would win the pennant.  In fact, it’s such an old axiom t...
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    Cleveland Indians: June Ups and Downs

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    One Way David Ortiz Can Stay Out of Joe Torre’s Crosshairs

    Last Wednesday, David Ortiz had a slight disagreement with the official scorer at Fenway Park with regard to a ball he hit at Joe Mauer that the offic...
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    News and Notes From Around The Leagues

    This week I’m going around the three major sports leagues with a quick news and notes: One week before the NBA Draft and the choice for the #1 pick ...
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    I Can’t Pass Up a Good PEDs Argument

    Last Friday, I once again took on PEDs cheats.  My target was current Baltimore Oriole Nelson Cruz, who is posting even more eye-popping numbers this...
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    Should Masahiro Tanaka Be Eligible for the A.L. Rookie of the Year?

    This question with regard to Masahiro Tanaka is not an original one by me, for certain.  Garry Brown of the The Republican posed the same question ab...
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    You See a PED Cheat. I See a Gigantic Loophole.

    If you’re mad at individual players for using PEDs, you’re missing the point and misplacing your anger. Focus on the penalty, or lack thereof, not...
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    The Tribe is Creepin’ On Ah Come Up

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    Tigers Rough Slide Continues as BoSox Come to Town

    Two and a half weeks ago, the Detroit Tigers looked as close to unbeatable as it gets in baseball and appeared to be running away with the American Le...
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    You See Nelson Cruz, 20+ HR Guy. I See a PED Cheat.

    In the 109 games that Nelson Cruz played for the Texas Rangers in 2013, he belted 27 HRs and drove in 76 runs.  He also had a fairly healthy .833 OPS...
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    Catching Up with the Cleveland Indians

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    David Price Is a Punk

    If nothing else, the game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night proved two things:  David Price is a whiny, pouty, contemptuo...
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    Two Historical Moments That Instant Replay Would Have Screwed Up

    When I talk about Instant Replay, I do my very best to look at it objectively.  I do, because I realize that I have a huge bias against it.  The rea...