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Shortstop Zack Cozart is one of the best free agents available this offseason (Courtesy of Twitter).

MLB Free Agent Breakdown, Part II

November 29, 2017

By Evan Biancardi Last issue, I looked at the available catchers, first basemen and second basemen on the free agent market. So far, not a single player has been signed, but there are several shortstops, third baseme...

Edgar Martinez rounds the bases following

On Edgar Martinez

November 29, 2017

By Jack McLoone In this space last year, I made an impassioned defense of Tim Raines and his Hall of Fame credentials. He ended up getting voted in. Now, I turn my sights to another under-appreciated player that ...

Eric Hosmer is one of the most sought-after first base free agents (Courtesy of Twitter).

MLB Free Agent Breakdown

November 15, 2017

By Evan Biancardi After a historic regular season and a postseason that went down to the wire, it is officially the Major League Baseball offseason. As front offices scramble to improve their rosters, let’s take a ...

This year's World Series proved to be just as, if not more thrilling than last year's final bout.

Wild West World Series

November 8, 2017

By Evan Biancardi For the first time since 2002, the World Series featured a seventh game for consecutive seasons. This time, it was the Astros who came out on top, as they defeated the Dodgers 5-1 in the decisive game. It was Houston...

Yuli Gurriel added a hint of controversy to a fun World Series.

Best World Series Ever?

November 8, 2017

By Peter Valentino Last year, I wrote an article on how great the 2016 World Series was and where it ranked in history. I talked about how television ratings doubled compared to the 2015 World Series, going from an average of 14 mill...

Mickey Callaway was introduced as the Mets' 21st manager on Monday.

Oh Mickey, Your Team Ain’t Fine

October 25, 2017

By Peter Valentino The Mets introduced their 21st manager on Monday: Mickey Callaway, the former pitching coach of the Cleveland Indians. At the podium, the 42-year-old showed great energy and excitement, eager to cal...

Jose Altuve has real claim to the American League MVP.

Making the MVP Case for Altuve

October 18, 2017

By Evan Biancardi It’s hard to argue with those who say that Mike Trout is the game’s best player, and while his consistent MVP-type numbers may solidify his claim, one can easily make the case for another player...

Zach Britton and the Orioles bullpen was a major reason for their 2016 success despite poor starting pitching. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Bombs and Bullpen

October 4, 2017

By Peter Valentino A lot of Mets fans were disappointed in the returns on the trades made in July and August of this year. Essentially every trade return was some level of relieving prospect and while most Mets fans were underwhelmed wi...

Noah Syndergaard's injury was just one of a number of problems with the Mets' season (Courtesy of Twitter).

The 2017 Mets Disaster

October 4, 2017

By Dominic Capone Calling the New York Mets’ season a disappointment would be too lenient. Preseason predictions labeled them World Series contenders, but they grossly underachieved. Finishing the 2017 campaign 20 ...

Max Scherzer makes up one third of one of the most formidable starting trios in the playoffs (Courtesy of Twitter).

MLB Postseason Underdogs

October 4, 2017

By Evan Biancardi The Major League Baseball regular season is officially over, and the postseason is in full swing. 10 teams vie for a trip to the Fall Classic, but only two make it. While it is truly anybody’s rac...

Giancarlo Stanton is having his best season of his career (Courtesy of Twitter).

Giancarlo Stanton, Head of His Class

September 27, 2017

By Evan Biancardi This past week, Major League Baseball set a new mark for the most total home runs hit in a single season, surpassing the record of 5,693 hit 17 years ago. Whether the outbreak of home runs these pas...

And If We Win Again Tomorrow…

September 20, 2017

By Evan Biancardi It would be impossible to talk about baseball this week without mentioning the Cleveland Indians’ 22-game winning streak. One night after surpassing the 2002 Oakland Athletics’ American Lea...

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