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Being In The Zone: Is It Sustainable?

Think back for a moment to the July 4th game in Oakland where the Blue Jays lost 1-0 in 12 innings and left ten runners on base. Steve Tolleson just led off the top of the 5th with a double. What do you think the next three hit...
 
AL East
 
Casey Janssen
Casey Janssen
Casey Janssen

Can The Blue Jays Afford To Keep Handing Ball To Casey Janssen?

The Toronto Blue Jays are desperate for wins with each passing day as they slip further out of contention in the American League wild-card race. Manager John Gibbons needs to field the best possible lineup from here on out in a...
 
 
AL East
 
Melky Cabrera and Jose Reyes need to remain hot for the Blue Jays the rest of the way
Melky Cabrera and Jose Reyes need to remain hot for the Blue Jays the rest of the way
Melky Cabrera and Jose Reyes need to remain hot for the Blue Jays the rest of the way

It’s Not Over Yet For The Toronto Blue Jays

I may sound like a massive homer and extremely loyal to the Toronto Blue Jays but as crazy as it may sound, do not write the 2014 season off just yet. As things sit on the 21st of August they remain 4.5 back of the Detroit Tige...

 
Los Angeles Dodgers
 
Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw Should Win The NL MVP

Ever since Andrew McCutchen went on the DL, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the NL MVP race. With Mike Trout bound to win it in the AL, the National League version is still up for grabs. Injuries to McCutchen and Paul ...
 
 
American League
 
Pete Frates
Pete Frates
Pete Frates

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Started With A Ball Player

An inspirational look into the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” and how it originated with baseball player Pete Frates and his journey with Lou Gehrig‘s disease. The frigid challenge has taken the world by storm rai...

 
 
AL East
 
Fenway Park
Fenway Park
Fenway Park

Ah Fenway . . . and Boston

Never been to Boston?  Go; it’s a real treat for every stripe of American or the America-curious.  There is history to be seen every four or five steps.  And the food?  Scary good; not trying to plug anyone but have to say, the...
 
Cincinnati Reds
 
Johnny Cueto has had a sensational 2014 season which will put him in Cy Young talks
Johnny Cueto has had a sensational 2014 season which will put him in Cy Young talks
Johnny Cueto has had a sensational 2014 season which will put him in Cy Young talks

NL Cy Young Race: Johnny Cueto vs. Clayton Kershaw

The 2014 season has seen some pretty spectacular seasons from starting pitchers. A large number of starters are truly experiencing dominating seasons and the AL Cy Young race is pretty wide open from guys like Felix Hernandez, ...
 
 
National League
 
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8 Reasons Why The Padres Are The Nicest Organization In MLB

8. Giving Jason Lane a chance At 37 years old, Jason Lane has made a remarkable comeback to the major leagues – as a pitcher – and the Padres granted him this opportunity despite average stuff. He appeared in two mop-up situati...

 
Chicago Cubs
 
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo

Why The Chicago Cubs Will Be Relevant In 2015

Key word: relevant.  I wasn’t feeling bold enough to say “contenders,” although I really wanted to. Things are looking up on the North Side of the Windy City, and the future may be closer than many people thin...
 
 
National League
 
Matt Cain
Matt Cain
Matt Cain

What Matt Cain’s Injury Means For The SF Giants

The San Francisco Giants‘ pitching staff hasn’t be tremendous this season, and with the loss of Matt Cain, it doesn’t look like it will get better. On Monday, Cain discovered he needs season-ending elbow surge...
 
AL East
 
Daniel Norris
Daniel Norris
Daniel Norris

Daniel Norris Credits Recent Success To Consistent Delivery

The Toronto Blue Jays recently promoted pitching prospect Daniel Norris to their Triple “A” affiliate in Buffalo setting the stage for a September call-up. The former first rounder has found success and appears pois...

 
 
National League
 
Pence and Sandoval
Pence and Sandoval
Pence and Sandoval

Pence And Sandoval Show-Off Complicated HandShake

San Francisco Giants teammates Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval may have the most complicated yet entertaining celebratory handshake in MLB history. You have to love the “ring around the rosy” twirl at the end. Hunte...
 
AL East
 
Kendall Graveman
Kendall Graveman
Kendall Graveman

Daniel Levitt Of BHC Appears On Sports Blitz Radio

Baseball Hot Corner writer Daniel Levitt recently appeared on Sports Blitz Live Radio to speak about all things Kendall Graveman.
 
 
Chicago Cubs
 
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Baez-NEW

Chicago Cubs Prospect Javier Baez Set To Make Major League Debut Tonight

Chicago Cubs fans get ready!  One of the main thoroughbred horses that the Cubs have in their stable of prospects is about to get his first ride around the track.  Highly-touted infield prospect Javier Baez is set to make his M...

 
Arizona Diamondbacks
 
NL Trade
NL Trade
NL Trade

2014 Post Trade Deadline Predictions- NL

Deadline day of 2014 will be remembered as one of the most exciting to ever take place. Surprises were occurring about once and hour with minor, but important, deals filling the gaps. Since the introduction of a two team wildca...
 
 
AL Central
 
Trade Deadline
Trade Deadline
Trade Deadline

2014 Post Trade Deadline Predictions- AL

Deadline day of 2014 will be remembered as one of the most exciting to ever take place. Surprises were occurring about once and hour with minor, but important, deals filling the gaps. Since the introduction of a two team wildca...
 
AL East
 
kendall graveman
kendall graveman
kendall graveman

Kendall Graveman: Flying Under The Radar

Minor League Baseball. Stingy hotels, overnight bus journeys and a daily grind. It’s a far cry from the money and glamour of the major leagues. On the contrary, the minor-league adventure represents opportunity and destin...