Dansby Swanson makes his MLB Debut

The first overall selection in the 2015 MLB Draft made his major league debut for the Atlanta Braves tonight against the Twins. His name is Dansby Swanson, who was originally selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the aforementioned 2015 draft, and was later traded to Atlanta along with Ender Inciarte and Aaron Blair in exchange for Shelby Miller in the off-season. Swanson is a shortstop, … Continue reading Dansby Swanson makes his MLB Debut

Breaking News: Nationals Acquire Mark Melancon

The Washington Nationals have acquired closer, Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn. This move bolsters the bullpen for the Nationals, as they acquire a proven closer who will take over for the struggling Jonathan Papelbon. For the Pirates, they trade away their closer in what seems to be to a peculiar trade for them given that they are just three games out of the second wild card spot. Continue reading Breaking News: Nationals Acquire Mark Melancon

The Dark Knight Rises, Mets Beat Cubs 4-2 In Game One

By: Adam Tenenbaum   The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs squared off in game one of the National League Championship Series, Friday night at Citi Field. The Cubs last played Tuesday at home, where they eliminated the St Louis Cardinals, to punch their ticket to the NLCS. The Mets, meanwhile defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in a thrilling game five, Thursday night in Los … Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises, Mets Beat Cubs 4-2 In Game One

Cubs Beat the Cardinals 6-4, Advance to NLCS

By : Adam Tenenbaum The Cubs hosted the Cardinals for game four of the National League Division Series, with the Cubs leading the series two games to one. The Cubs sent out starter, Jason Hammel hoping to clinch the series at home for the first time in club history. The Cardinals countered with game one starter, John Lackey, who was pitching on three days rest. … Continue reading Cubs Beat the Cardinals 6-4, Advance to NLCS

Game Four Preview: Cardinals On Brink Of Elimination

By: Adam Tenenbaum Game Four:    Cardinals at Cubs Wrigley Field Series: Cubs lead 2-1 TV: TBS Time: 3:30 CT Probable Pitchers: John Lackey (13-10, 2.77 ERA) VS Jason Hammel (10-7, 3.74 ERA) Lineups: Cardinals: Matt Carpenter 3B Stephen Piscotty 1B Matt Holliday LF Jason Heyward RF Johnny Peralta SS Randal Grichuk CF Kolten Wong 2B Tony Cruz C John Lackey P Cubs: Dexter Fowler … Continue reading Game Four Preview: Cardinals On Brink Of Elimination

Cubs-Cardinals Game Two Preview

By: Adam Tenenbaum Series: Cardinals Lead 1-0 TV: TBS Time: 4:37 CT Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks (8-7, 3.95 ERA)  VS  Jaime Garcia (10-6, 2.43 ERA) Lineups:  Cubs       Dexter Fowler CF Jorge Soler RF Kris Bryant 3B Anthony Rizzo 1B Starlin Castro 2B Austin Jackson LF Miguel Montero C Kyle Hendricks P Addison Russell SS Cardinals: Matt Carpenter 3B Stephen Piscotty RF Matt … Continue reading Cubs-Cardinals Game Two Preview