Posts tagged "MLB"
36 Days, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes

36 Days, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes

Your countdown until Spring Training begins. In honor of this monumental event, we’re going to take a look into the 2014 MLB regular season, division by division, team by team. AL EAST: The East will likely be the strongest division coming out of the American League, led by 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox....
Ranking Each Teams Offseason Moves

Ranking Each Teams Offseason Moves

The 2013 Winter Meeting have been kicked off with a bang. So here we go. Seattle Mariners: C+. Obviously, Seattle has made the biggest off season splash thus far in their singing of 2nd baseman Robinson Cano. On paper it looks like a good deal, Seattle has a lot of potential, and they also have...
Prince Fielder For Ian Kinsler. The Breakdown.

Prince Fielder For Ian Kinsler. The Breakdown.

Looking at the title, clearly the Detroit Tigers are insane for trading Prince Fielder right? RIGHT?! Wrong. After breaking down this trade it will become clear that this is a win-win for both teams, and both players.  Texas receives Prince Fielder. Detroit fans will tell you that in the two seasons that Prince Fielder played for...

MLB Hot Stove 2013-2014, Part 1

Hot Stove (Defined): Baseball after baseball. The World Series is one of the most anticipated times of the year for sports fans every year. But for strictly baseball fans, the two months that follow the World Series are almost just as exciting. The other name for this time of year, “free agent frenzy,” is spot...

Verlander takes the mound tonight: ALCS Game 3 Preview

Tonight, Justin Verlander takes the mound against the Boston Red Sox’s Jon Lackey. Lackey has posted very similar regular season numbers to Verlander, but I’m not worried. Verlander has turned it on this past month. Jon Lackey has allowed only 4 runs on 7 hits this post season. If we compare that with JV’s 6...

And Then There Were 4

This Postseason has not let us down. Far from it. We had two insane wild card games, won by the Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates. Followed by two easy ALDS-NLDS series, LA Dodgers beating the Atlanta Braves 3 games to 1, and the Boston Red Sox taking care of the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1....

Verlander Loves Elimination Games in Oakland

Justin Verlander loves high pressure situations, he also loves embarrassing the Oakland Athletics in elimination games. For the second year in a row, the Tigers found themselves going into a winner-take-all game 5 at Oakland to move on to the ALCS. For the second year in a row, Justin Verlander was the Tiger’s man on...

Baseball Playoffs Update

In the American League: After last night’s games, the Detroit Tiger bats finally awake and now they have tied the series and are headed to Oakland to face the Athletics in the final game of the ALDS on thursday night. Last night we also saw the Boston Red Sox take the series from the Tampa Bay...

MVP! MVP! MVP!

It’s that time of year again, the time where sportswriters, fans, and players argue like little girls watching twilight. Only this time instead of Team Edward and Team Jacob, it’s Team Miggy and Team Trout. In 2012 nobody really knew who the MVP was going to be until the day it was decided, but everyone...

Breaking down the 2013 MLB playoffs: The Wild Card

Tonight begins the Major League Baseball playoffs. To break this down for anyone who doesn’t follow baseball, we have 30 teams divided into two leagues; the American League and the National League. The leagues have a few minor differences, but we won’t get bogged down with that. Each League is subdivided into three divisions; East,...

MLB: Tigers Clinch the Central Division

Doesn’t matter if it’s my hometown team, Tigers took the division for a third straight year. I can be proud. Dave Dombrowski obviously has something going on.