The times are truly changing. I open to you through insight into my personal life. I have a girlfriend! As funny as that sounds, it’s actually the truth. She’s amazing and knows how to keep me in check watching games. She’s very much into baseball and a fan of the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, she doesn’t … Continue reading My Girlfriend Asks: Difference Between American League and National League?
It was inevitable that Major League Baseball’s Statcast machine would be broken. How apropos that the majors’ Home Run leader did it. Friday night’s game featured a memorable moment from a battle between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners. At least, it was noteworthy on the Yankees’ side. CC Sabathia got his ninth … Continue reading Major League Baseball: Statcast’s Broken Judgment
Prepare for the most exciting time in July after the fireworks go off! It’s the Home Run Derby! The tournament takes place July 10th on ESPN at 8 p.m. EST. It features All-Stars going to war against each other. Four from the American League and National League go at it to see which will hit … Continue reading MLB All-Star Game: Home Run Derby Showdown
Jackie Robinson will always be remembered as the man who broke the color barrier in all of sports. He was the first African-American athlete who played baseball in the Major Leagues. Robinson also turned out to be an amazing baseball player. However, did you know he played football in college? In 1939, Robinson was on … Continue reading Jackie Robinson: Legacy Redefined
Baseball is back, and it couldn’t have returned soon enough. For this writer, there’s nothing quite like watching a game played on a mix of dirt and grass. Football has the gridiron. Basketball has the court. But baseball, however, has the diamond. That’s never been brought any closer than watching a spring training game. The … Continue reading MLB: Spring Training & Spring Fever
Gary Sanchez is creating quite the name for himself since he received the call to the big leagues. The rookie catcher from the New York Yankees set a home run record. He hit 11 out of the ballpark in his first 23 games. No one in MLB history has ever done that. Sanchez is batting … Continue reading New York Yankees: The Curious Case of Gary Sanchez
Major League Baseball has a new issue that no one could have foreseen: combined statistics. We’re one week removed from Ichiro Suzuki getting his 3,000th hit as a member of the Miami Marlins. He currently has a total of 4,281 hits as both a Major Leaguer and from his career in Japan. That puts him … Continue reading Baseball: The Problem With Combined Stats