Royals Split Double Header, But Take Series

By:Jon Van Pelt The Royals played a day/night double header Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox after taking game one of the series.   In game one Ian Kennedy started the game, and did he ever have the Red Sox number. Kennedy held the hot Red Sox bats in check, allowing only two runs through 5 2/3 innings, but that wasn’t the most impressive part … Continue reading Royals Split Double Header, But Take Series

Sox Offense On Historic Pace

By: Devin Madigan   The 2016 Red Sox could go down in history as one of the greatest offensive teams of all time. If you’re surprised by the sentence above, you are not alone. This year’s Red Sox hitters have been punishing seemingly every baseball thrown in their general direction, and they’ve somehow been doing it relatively quietly. As a team, the Sox are scoring at an astounding … Continue reading Sox Offense On Historic Pace

MLB Power Rankings: May 1st

*Please note that the maximum possible points a team could have gotten was 600. Chicago Cubs (595) Washington Nationals (567) New York Mets (544) Chicago White Sox (539) Pittsburgh Pirates (500) Baltimore Orioles (483) St. Louis Cardinals (480) Kansas City Royals (458) Boston Red Sox (438) Los Angeles Dodgers (424) Texas Rangers (409) San Francisco Giants (354) Detroit Tigers (340) Philadelphia Phillies (337) Seattle Mariners (320) Cleveland Indians (293) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (281) Arizona Diamondbacks (262) Oakland Athletics (246) Toronto Blue Jays (235) … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: May 1st

Jays Avoid Sweep, Lose Bandwagon Fans In Process

By: Ryan Colpitts There was a lot of anticipation for the Jays as they headed into their first home series of the 2016 campaign. Friday night, the Toronto Blue Jays would be heartbroken, as the club would fall short. Donaldson and Holt would both hit grandslams, which the Jays would land on the wrong side of the excitement, losing 8-7. Stroman proved his haters wrong once … Continue reading Jays Avoid Sweep, Lose Bandwagon Fans In Process

Santana, Napoli Combine to Defeat Boston

By:  Brian Endicott An off-season goal of the Cleveland Indians may have been to reduce pressure on Carlos Santana by bringing in an experienced middle-of-the-order bat.  Last night, that goal saw some positive results. Santana launched a 3-run blast to the deepest part of Progressive Field in the 3rd inning last night and Mike Napoli added a game winning homer in the 7th to defeat … Continue reading Santana, Napoli Combine to Defeat Boston

Tribe Opener Serves as 2015 Reminder

By:  Brian Endicott The 2016 opening day Cleveland Indians had 6 position players different from opening day last season.  Along with starting pitcher Corey Kluber, only catcher Yan Gomes and 2B Jason Kipnis were on the diamond in last year’s opener. The Indians are lacking starting LF Michael Brantly (shoulder) and RF Lonnie Chisenhall (wrist). Chisenhall is set for a rehab assignment in AAA-Columbus beginning … Continue reading Tribe Opener Serves as 2015 Reminder

AL East Champs Go 2-2

By: Ryan Colpitts It’s 2016 and baseball has returned for the defending AL East division champions. The Toronto Blue Jays started their season opening in St. Petersburg, as they would play guest to the Tampa Bay Rays. Toronto would take the first two games of the series, winning both contest’s 5-3. Stroman and R.A. Dickey would both be rewarded with the victory for their efforts. Things … Continue reading AL East Champs Go 2-2