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January 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

January 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

On January 22, 2019, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America voted four players into the MLB Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mike Mussina. Of the four inducted in mid-January, two, Halladay and Mussina, were first-round draft...

The Free Agency Continues

The Free Agency Continues

Just like any draft for the NFL or NBA, baseball fans are hoping to hear good news about players joining their team. Surprisingly enough, some of the biggest players have yet to decide on who they will join. Hoping to get a lucrative deal that lasts, these players are...

Where Will This Year’s Top Free Agents Land?

Where Will This Year’s Top Free Agents Land?

As the NFL playoffs approach and the NBA season continues to ramp up, most sports coverage tends to sway in those directions. But for baseball fans, the upcoming winter meetings signify that free agency is in full swing, and this year’s class is one of the heartiest...

Go Ahead and Gloat, Boston, Because the Yankees are Coming

Go Ahead and Gloat, Boston, Because the Yankees are Coming

It’s easy to be excited if you’re a Red Sox fan right now. You’re coming off of your fourth championship in the last fourteen years, a  great way to quickly forget about the 85 years you went without a World Series victory. You’ve got some of the most exciting young...

Who Should Win the American League Cy Young Award for 2018?

Who Should Win the American League Cy Young Award for 2018?

In the year of the strike out, the American League (AL) saw several pitchers perform well enough to win the sport’s most prestigious pitching award. Yet only one of these men will win the coveted Cy Young Award. The Top Candidates The AL had an assortment of top...

The Tommy John Surgery

The Tommy John Surgery

Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction also as known as the Tommy John Surgery is an outpatient procedure done to repair a torn ligament within the elbow. The ulnar collateral ligament assists in securing the elbow joint. When the ligament tears, individuals...

Baseball Players To Watch For Next Year’s Draft

Baseball Players To Watch For Next Year’s Draft

Although the 2019 baseball draft is still almost one year away, analysts are already hard at work putting together a comprehensive list of the most promising players to keep an eye out for as the next season gets underway. These are five players that you need to watch...

What Should The Yankees Do With Gary Sanchez?

What Should The Yankees Do With Gary Sanchez?

The Yankees have been impressed with Gary Sanchez since his home run onslaught during his late year call up in 2015. During that span, Sanchez went .299/.376/.657 in 53 games with 20 home runs. Then in 2016, although the pace Sanchez set in 2015 was not maintainable,...

The History Of Baseball

The History Of Baseball

Across the United States, millions of people are fans of the popular sport of baseball. However, many may not be aware that the history of the game back thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians played a similar game using a ball and a bat. A ball discovered from the...

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