Allow me to set the scene. 95 pitches for 20-year-old phenom, Julio Urias, no-hitting the Pittsburgh Pirates through 6. To leadoff the inning to continue it, he must retire former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has a 2-0 lead, and is dealing when McCutchen rips one to left field. Andrew Toles, … Continue reading Dodgers’ Outfielder Diagnosed With Torn ACL
Yesterday during the Pirates ballgame against the Milwaukee Brewers, young righty Jameson Tallion, who's established himself in their starting rotation, was placed on the DL with small groin discomfort. Tallion, 25, quickly went to get medical attention. It is suspected that he has testicular cancer and as of this morning, he is officially being treated … Continue reading BREAKING: Pirates SP Jameson Tallion Undergoes Surgery For Testicular Cancer
One of the hardest things to do in sports is making it to the highest level of their sport, respectively. The percentage of minor league ballplayers that make it to the Major Leagues is an abysmal 0.5%, while the amount of NCAA football players that make it to the NFL is just a slightly better … Continue reading Josh Booty: The Forgotten Two-Sport Athlete
News broke out of Pittsburgh that as of around 2:00 PM EST, All-Star Outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended for 80 games for testing positive with high levels of testosterone. The illegal substance in use ended up being nandrolone, a performance enhancing drug. Nandrolone is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid illegal in the world of baseball. … Continue reading Pirates’ All-Star Outfielder Suspended 80 Games For PED Violation
Learning a brand new position, after following an awkward outfield campaign in 2016 with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Rickie Weeks Jr. went from "stud" to "dud" at seemingly the snap of a finger. Known as a superstar second baseman in Milwaukee, the 2011 All-Star signed with the Seattle Mariners in order to see a platoon role … Continue reading Weeks Jr: “I Want to Bring a Championship to Tampa”
Definitely the most polarizing team in sports history, the dreaded Bronx Bombers history of success is well documented. With some of the biggest names in the history of the sport putting on the iconic pinstripes (Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Whitey Ford, Joe DiMaggio, Catfish Hunter, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Ichiro Suzuki, etc), the New York … Continue reading The ’81 Yankees: Reggie’s Animosity, The Second Half Collapse, and The Only Pennant.
Throughout the history of baseball, we've seen each era of the game have Hall of Fame Greats. The Steroid Era had players such as Roberto Alomar, Mike Piazza, Tom Glavine and Ken Griffey Jr., while Baseball's Golden Age of the 1970s had players such as Steve Carlton, Dave Winfield and Willie Stargell. However, I firmly believe … Continue reading The 2017 Guide To MLBs Young Talent