As we draw closer to the final two months of the MLB regular season, things are starting to take shape within the National League. The Colorado Rockies, after years of having mediocre teams, are finally establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with. With an improved pitching staff, a deep bullpen, and an offense … Continue reading Overview of the NL MVP Race
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
Here we are in the third week of baseball, and it has been an interesting one. A lot of the hot topics in baseball right now are the PED suspension of Starling Marte, the Yankees current hot streak, and the surgery of Clay Buchholz. An always relevant fantasy topic however, is the closer situation. Just … Continue reading NL West Closing Pitching Report
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”
The latest of my many projects, I have been selected to put together the extremely difficult task of an All-Time Major League Baseball League. All 30 current MLB teams and 6-Expansion Cities of my choosing. For this project, I held myself to a couple rules, just to make the unrealistic a bit more realistic.... Each … Continue reading The Athlete’s Hub MLB All-Time League.
(Credit: ESPN) Remember when the Arizona Diamondbacks were the NL World Series favorites? The team had made a lot of noise with the acquisitions of Zack Greinke and the offensive duo of Paul Goldschmidt and AJ Pollock. But perhaps the loudest statement made by the D-Backs was the major acquisition of Braves starter Shelby Miller. … Continue reading One Year Later: The Shelby Miller Trade
With the August 1st MLB Trade Deadline approaching, the rumor mill is going to be more active than it has ever been during the season. Here are some of the rumors and speculation going around the major leagues on June 6th, 2016. Joel Sherman of the New York Post says a source told him that … Continue reading MLB Rumor Mill: 6/6