Collin Budd

Collin Budd

Freelance writer covering the MLB since 2011. Senior Writer for Baseball Hot Corner. Lover of all things except spiders and those who believe a hot dog is not a sandwich.

By Collin Budd On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Vol 7: AL West Weekly Wrapup

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here are some of the happenings from around the AL West from the seventh week of the season Houston Astros The Astros have appeared to cool off quite a bit since More...

By Collin Budd On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Vol 6: AL West Weekly Wrapup

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here are some of the happenings from around the AL West from the fifth week of the season Houston Astros After a disappointing previous week, the Houston Astros More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Vol 5: AL West Weekly Recap

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL West from the fifth week of the season Houston Astros After an incredibly hot start to the season, the Astros More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Vol 4: AL West Weekly Recap

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL Central from the fourth week of the season Houston Astros The Houston Astros continue to be the most surprising More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Vol 3: AL West Weekly Wrap-Up

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL West from the third week of the season. Houston Astros An early season surprise, the Houston Astros, are the only More...

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By Collin Budd On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Legendary Baseball Rants And Tirades

On Monday, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price found himself in the spotlight of the media after he unleashed a five minute expletive filled rant during his media session which tallied over 77 “F bombs”. While More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Vol 2: AL Central Weekly Wrap-Up

Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire/ USA TODAY Sports Headed into the season, many experts predicted that the AL Central will be one of the tightest division races in Major League Baseball with four teams as seen as More...

By Collin Budd On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Texas Rangers: Farm System Friday ED. 1

In what will become a periodical piece here at Baseball Hot Corner, this is the first edition of Farm System Friday for the Texas Rangers where we will examine how some of the top prospects in the Rangers system More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Prince Fielder’s Power Outage

Jim Rogash/ Getty Images A week into the young season and it appears that we do not know any more about the 2015 Texas Rangers than we did prior to Opening Day. It will take more than just a week of game play to More...

By Collin Budd On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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Injuries Strike The Texas Rangers Yet Again

In what can only now be described as a comedy of casualties, the Texas Rangers added a few more injuries to their growing list in 2015. During Friday’s home opener starting pitcher Derek Holland left the game More...

By Collin Budd On Sunday, April 5th, 2015
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Romanticizing Opening Day

Photo Credit Keith Srakocic, AP It is hard not to be romantic about baseball, a simple game with a bat and a ball that has filled our lives with joy upon its return, like a long lost friend finally finding his way More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Who Will Win The Last Spot On The Texas Rangers Bench?

Photo Credit: Joe Camporeale/ USA Today With Spring Training coming to a close and with the start of the MLB regular season just six sleeps away, it appears that one of the final roster spots for the Texas Rangers More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Joey Gallo Is Not Big League Ready

Photo Credit: Bill Nichols Some of the more intriguing story lines from around Spring Training this year have been centered around the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs uber prospects Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. The More...

By Collin Budd On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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MLB To Decide On Josh Hamilton’s Punishment By Opening Day

A decision on Los Angeles Angels outfield Josh Hamilton may be coming soon, according to the Associated Press who reported that new Commission Rob Manfred is expected to have a disciplinary decision for the outfielder More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Texas Rangers Injury Update: Martin Perez

AP Photo/ Elise Amendola In desperate need of any positive news regarding injuries following the loss of starting pitcher Yu Darvish to Tommy John surgery and after a historic injury plagued campaign of 2014, the More...








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