A few months ago, several sports writers (myself included) were discussing the fact that the Washington Nationals bullpen was not reliable enough for them to win a World Series title this year. It's amazing how quickly things can change in a baseball season. The Nationals have since traded for reliable assets in relievers such as … Continue reading Nationals Bullpen Showing Their Teeth
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
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
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
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Baseball is back in full swing (pun intended), and there are many interesting storylines that will be followed throughout the Spring. How will the Kansas City Royals cope with the loss of Yordano Ventura? Will the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians have the same success this season as they did in 2016? Will the New … Continue reading National League Award Predictions: Spring Training Edition
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.