I am not a fan of MLB’s Wild Card setup. I value what the Wild Card offers to MLB and its fans. Prior to the days of Divisional Play, a runaway team like the current edition of the Chicago Cubs who enjoy a 12.5 game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals, would make the rest of the season be one of a real lack of … Continue reading Wild Thing! You Make My Heart Sing! Fifteen Teams Vying for Post Season Play!
I am seriously questioning the decision to start Luke Weaver, in his MLB debut, this Saturday in a 1:20pm (CDT) contest against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The twenty-two year old right-handed Weaver was the Cardinals first-round draft pick in 2014. Admittedly, Weaver has been extremely effective in the Redbirds minor league system this season. Arguably, he has been extremely fast-tracked, and in my opinion possibly rushed, to make his Saturday debut against the NL Central Division leading Cubs. Continue reading Is The Fast Track the Right Track for Luke Weaver?
Every single day history is made in the wonderful game of baseball. Even though most of the great moments of baseball aren’t historic, they sure are memorable for us fans. With that said, here are my top three moments in the MLB for July 31st, 2016. Continue reading The Best Of Baseball: July 31st 2016
Ranking the best ten pitchers that could be available at the 2016 MLB Trade Deadline. Continue reading Top 10 Pitchers That Could Be Moved at the Trade Deadline
27. The number of scoreless innings the San Diego Padres have had to start the 2016 season. Yes, it is a new Major League Baseball record. Furthermore, the Padres have been outscored by a total of 25-0 in those three games. As depressing and disheartening as it is to go scoreless through the first 3 games of the season, that 25 runs represents an 8.3 … Continue reading Padres Opening Series Recap: 27 Scoreless Innings