Viral Bullpen
 
 

 
Latest Posts
 
 
 
AL East
 
Jon Lester
Jon Lester
Jon Lester

Jon Lester Scratched From Start And On The Move But To Where?

The Boston Red Sox have just announced that Jon Lester will be scratched from his start tomorrow against the Toronto Blue Jays which will presumably be the end of his tenure in Boston. Lester is on the cusp of free agency and w...
 
AL Central
 
Rusney Castillo
Rusney Castillo
Rusney Castillo

Rusney Castillo Goes On The Market As MLB Races Heat Up

Coming to our shores The wave of ballplayers from the island nation of Cuba has been a continuing story over the last decade as many players have been leaving for the United States in search of fame and fortune. The time is def...
 
 
AL Central
 
Danny Valencia and his career .333 batting average against left handers is an excellent pickup by the Blue Jays
Danny Valencia and his career .333 batting average against left handers is an excellent pickup by the Blue Jays
Danny Valencia and his career .333 batting average against left handers is an excellent pickup by the Blue Jays

What Does Danny Valencia Bring To The Toronto Blue Jays?

The Toronto Blue Jays have made a trade! The Blue Jays have acquired third basemen Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals. Valencia has been with the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, and until today, the Royals. In excha...

 
American League
 
Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals
Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals
Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals

Five Players To Be Traded By Both Trade Deadlines

The MLB trade deadline is about to get even wilder. For the past month we have been seeing names swirl around the rumor mill. Some rumors became reality, others are just fairy tales. It truly is a fun part of the season. Let...
 
 
AL East
 
Kevin Kiermaier
Kevin Kiermaier
Kevin Kiermaier

Kevin Kiermaier Has 99 Impressions And Jay-Z Is One

Tampa Bay Rays rookie Kevin Kiermaier unleashed his Jay-Z impression while calling his teams highlights. If the majors prove to be a hard knock life for Kiermaier he can at least take his original gangster act on the road. Not ...

 
 
AL East
 
Jake Peavy
Jake Peavy
Jake Peavy

Boston Red Sox Trade Jake Peavy to San Francisco Giants

The Boston Red Sox have finally traded Jake Peavy, sending him to the San Francisco Giants. Peavy, who holds a 4.72 earned run average, has taken up a spot in the rotation all season for a Boston pitching staff that is very dee...
 
AL East
 
Buffalo Bisons
Buffalo Bisons
Buffalo Bisons

Toronto Blue Jays Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Buffalo Bisons

I was fortunate enough to make the short trek across the border and up the I-90 to catch a Buffalo Bisons game this past afternoon as they hosted the Washington Nationals affiliate from Syracuse.  With a plethora of outlet mall...
 
 
AL Central
 
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria At A “No Holds Barred” Price

In the end it will be judged simply. Was Detroit’s bullpen situation so dire that it would have prevented a post-season run in 2014? Or was their club strong enough that a cheaper patch would have fixed the issue adequately? Di...

 
Colorado Rockies
 
Barrett and Barnes
Barrett and Barnes
Barrett and Barnes

Aaron Barrett And Brandon Barnes Engage In Good Ol’ Standoff

Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes engage in a battle of wits and great fortitude in a good ol’ ballpark standoff. You will have to watch the clip until the end to see which baseball royalty is crowned the most stubborn. Yo...
 
 
AL East
 
Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman are part of the young core of starting pitchers the Blue Jays have
Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman are part of the young core of starting pitchers the Blue Jays have
Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman are part of the young core of starting pitchers the Blue Jays have

Aaron Sanchez Has Arrived With The Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays bullpen and team as a whole added an extremely valuable piece to the major league ball club the other day when top prospect, Aaron Sanchez was called up to pitch out of the bullpen. Sanchez made his major ...
 
AL East
 
Aaron Sanchez
Aaron Sanchez
Aaron Sanchez

Aaron Sanchez Makes Flawless Debut For Toronto Blue Jays

The long awaited Toronto Blue Jays debut of Aaron Sanchez finally came to fruition against the reigning World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Sanchez entered the-ball game in the top of the 7th inning with a one-run lead to fac...

 
 
AL East
 
Kawasaki & Ortiz
Kawasaki & Ortiz
Kawasaki & Ortiz

Munenori Kawasaki Makes Great Catch And Gets Love From Big Papi

Toronto Blue Jays super-utility player Munenori Kawasaki made his first MLB start at the hot corner and did not disappoint. Kawasaki made a tough over the shoulder grab on a foul ball hit to left field. Your browser does not su...
 
AL East
 
Chase Headley
Chase Headley
Chase Headley

Chase Headley Lands With The New York Yankees

The Chase Headley era with the San Diego Padres came to an end today when the New York Yankees made a low risk, high reward move by trading third basemen Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula for the former Padre. The Yankees a...
 
 
American League
 
download
download
download

2014 Midseason Rookie Report- Position Players

In the year 2012, we saw two young phenoms take center stage in the big leagues: Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. These two took very different paths on their way to the top. Harper was the biggest name in sports at one point. He w...

 
AL Central
 
MLB Rookie Pitchers
MLB Rookie Pitchers
MLB Rookie Pitchers

2014 Midseason Rookie Report- Pitchers

Before every season, the same topic comes up. Who is going to be this year’s breakout rookie pitcher? At the start of 2014, it was quite obvious. Masahiro Tanaka was getting paid millions by the New York Yankees as an MLB...
 
 
AL West
 
Astros Unforms
Astros Unforms
Astros Unforms

Houston Astros Need To Make Up Their Mind

The Houston Astros change uniforms like I change socks.  I started following the team religiously in 1985.  They’ve been through what, seven different unis since then?   Some good, some bad; the infamous “rainbow” jerseys were ...
 
AL East
 
Brock Holt
Brock Holt
Brock Holt

Brock Holt Should Remain Red Sox Shortstop

The Boston Red Sox still believe they are in the hunt. At 9.5 games out of the American League East, they still have a shot, albeit an outside one. Boston’s offense is last in the American League in runs and they will nee...