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
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
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.
The Winter Meetings begin on Sunday Night, and the action is expected to be wild. Trade rumors and signings are going to be prevalent as the Hot Stove explodes. Here are six predictions for what will happen at the Meetings: 1) The Washington Nationals acquire a White Sox starter, but it's not Chris Sale The … Continue reading 6 Predictions for the Upcoming MLB Winter Meetings
The Pittsburgh Pirates got the 2016 MLB season off on the right foot with a 4-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals. Opening Day starter Francisco Liriano lead the way by tying the franchise record for Opening Day strikeouts (10) and adding an RBI in the second inning. Liriano went six innings, allowing three hits … Continue reading Liriano strikes out 10 to lead Pirates to Opening Day win
We continue our prospect profile series going as we are going to be looking at Detroit Tigers prospect JaCoby Jones. Jones is an interesting piece for the Tigers, who acquired him at last year's trade deadline from the Pittsburgh Pirates for Joakim Soria. Jones impressed in the Arizona Fall League before being suspended for violating the MLB's joint drug prevention program, … Continue reading MLB Prospect Profile: INF JaCoby Jones, Detroit Tigers