Jen Rainwater

Jen Rainwater

Jen Rainwater, is a baseball writer/editor and graduate of St. Mary's College of CA. A baseball fan since the age of four, she attended her first game at the Coliseum in Oakland in 1985 and became an Athletics fan for life. You can check out her blog "BBST" at and follow her on Twitter @OakAsSocksGrl.

By Jen Rainwater On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Adam Wainwright’s Injury Could Cost Him The Season

St. Louis Cardinals‘ ace Adam Wainwright was forced to leave the game during the fifth inning on Saturday. On the one had it was the top of the fifth inning and the Cardinals were in Milwaukee so Wainwright More...

By Jen Rainwater On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

A’s First Baseman Ike Davis Excels On The Mound In Loss To Angels

Ike Davis. Photo Credit: Mark Terrill/AP   Tuesday night the Oakland Athletics lost. They didn’t just lose to the Los Angeles Angels they got killed. The Angels won the game 14-1. It was even more evident More...

By Jen Rainwater On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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All-Star Catcher Jonathan Lucroy To The DL

To say things are not going all that well for the Milwaukee Brewers would be somewhat of an understatement. After losing to the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Monday the Brewers are in the cellar of Major League Baseball More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Vol. 2: AL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Nelson Cruz. Photo Credit: Getty Images.     Here we already already through week two of the regular season so it is time for another volume of the AL West Weekly Wrap-Up. Weekly Wrap-Ups will be coming More...

By Jen Rainwater On Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Denard Span Back In Nationals’ Lineup Sunday

Center fielder Denard Span has finally rejoined the Washington Nationals. As of Sunday morning, Span has been penciled in to lead-off and play center for the team, as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Mike Trout Sets New Record, Passes A-Rod

Mike Trout. Photo Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images. Just when you thought the reigning American League MVP couldn’t get any better he does. He just does something even more incredible than before. That’s More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Giancarlo Stanton Becomes Marlins’ All-Time HR Leader

Giancarlo Stanton. Photo Credit: Getty Images.   Giancarlo Stanton is already the highest paid player in the Miami Marlins‘ franchise history. He’s also likely the most well-known and most popular More...

By Jen Rainwater On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Series Preview: Wild Card Rematch – A’s at Royals

Billy Butler & Lorenzo Cain. Photo Credit: Getty Images.   Friday will be the first time that the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals will meet since the dramatic back and forth, that was the More...

By Jen Rainwater On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco Hit In Face By Line Drive

Carlos Carrasco   It was a scary moment at Cleveland’s Progressive Field Tuesday night, a very scary moment. Cleveland Indians‘ starter Carlos Carrasco lay flat on the mound, his face on the ground, More...

By Jen Rainwater On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Red Sox’s Rusney Castillo To DL With Injured Shoulder

The decision to keep Shane Victorino over Rusney Castillo on the roster seems to have been a good one for the Boston Red Sox, at least for now. Castillo injured his shoulder Saturday making a diving catch for the More...

By Jen Rainwater On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Vol. 1: AL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Sonny Gray. Photo Credit: USA TODAY Sports   Here at Baseball Hot Corner some of the writers are starting a new weekly series, a wrap up of the state of each division. Each writer will nominate a position More...

By Jen Rainwater On Sunday, April 12th, 2015
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World Series Rematch: James Shields vs. Madison Bumgarner

In game one of the 2014 World Series the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals each put forth the ace of their pitching staffs in Madison Bumgarner and James Shields to start the game. In round one of More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Mets’ Mejia Gets 80 Game Suspension For PEDs

Jenrry Mejia. Photo Credit: Paul J. Bereswill/Getty Images.   Recently we reported that New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia was put on the disabled list. Well, now a curveball has been thrown into the mix. The More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Angels’ Owner Not Sure Hamilton Will Play For Team Again

Arte Moreno, the owner of the Los Angeles Angels, talked to reporters before the team’s home opener on Friday afternoon. He was, of course, asked questions about outfielder Josh Hamilton. Hamilton, a recovering More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, April 10th, 2015

What Really Happened Between Norris, Pagan And The Gum?

In a 12-inning game that ended 1-0, it was chewing gum that made the real headlines. The altercation between San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris and San Francisco Giants centerfielder Angel Pagan didn’t More...

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