Tag archive for ‘American League’
Detroit Tigers v Miami Marlins
By Jake Archer On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Brad Ausmus Doesn’t Mind Fans Yelling To Distract Players

On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers had a rough day in the field. On two separate occasions in their 8-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, a routine fly ball would fall to the ground as a result of a fan in the stands yelling More...

ALCS Indians Blue Jays Baseball
By Jake Archer On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

The Blue Jays Aren’t Done and the Red Sox Should Remember That

Tonight the Boston Red Sox meet up with their division rivals, the Toronto Blue Jays, north of the border in what is their first matchup of the year. The Blue Jays are having a rough go of it to start the season More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Johnny Cueto Wants To Finish His Career In The American League

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher and co-ace Johnny Cueto apparently isn’t committed to being in the orange and black forever. Cueto told the San Francisco Chronicle on Saturday that he hopes to finish his More...

Pittsburgh Pirates v Boston Red Sox
By Jake Archer On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

It’s Only One Start, But Boston Is Already In Love With Chris Sale

Look, it’s the second game of the season so I’m trying to keep my cool here. I don’t want to overreact and dub Chris Sale my favorite Red Sox pitcher ever or anything like that. But with that said, I’m More...

By Gordon Watkin On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Blue Jays Mediocrity Wasn’t Ricciardi’s Fault

Toronto Blue Jays fans adore Edwin Encarnacion’s “Edwing”, and undoubtedly will never let go of the  Bautista bat-flip heard around the world. Two players acquired an executive who is loathed so strongly, More...

By John Farrell On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Mr Fantasy…A Poolie’s Dirty Little Draft Day Secrets

Send us (Kole) Calhoun, something to make us all happy. Greetings and salutations Hot Corner fans. It’s that time of year again. Everyone has reported in the proverbial best shape of their lives and hope More...

By Kenny Bristow On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Why The NL Should Incorporate The Designated Hitter

You’re a NL General Manager. You just outbid several different MLB teams for the rights to one of the top free agent pitchers in the game. You have a young pitching staff with a lot of promise and your new prize More...

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins
By Matt Defalco On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Spring Glimpse: Anibal Sanchez Pitches Pair Of Scoreless Innings In Debut

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports SARASOTA, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez took the mound for the Detroit Tigers today at Ed Smith Stadium, where he started against the Baltimore Orioles in their spring training home opener. Sanchez More...

Jack Morris
By Bobby Barnes On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

The Jack Morris Debate & The Biggest Flaw Of The Sabermetrics Community

Disclaimer: I wrote this last year after the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees were announced.  Since this is my first article being published, I thought it would be fun to revisit this the night before the More...

All Star Game
By Ryan Sabata On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Top 5 AL All Star Snubs

Heading into the final week of All-Star voting, very few could guess what the teams were going to look like. After the rosters were released Sunday, we now see what is in store for us on July 15th. Every year, More...

Masahiro Tanaka
By Paul Mawdsley On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Should Tanaka And Abreu Be Candidates For The ROY Award?

This season, in the American League, the two obvious front-runners for the Rookie of the Year (ROY) Award, are ace Masahiro Tanaka and slugging first baseman Jose Abreu.  Both players are of advanced age (Abreu, More...

Home Run Derby
By Paul Mawdsley On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Who Should Participate In The 2014 Home Run Derby?

On July 14th, 2014, the 20th annual Home Run Derby will be taking place at Target Field in Minnesota.  This year, the derby will feature a handful of new changes to the previous format.  In past years, there More...

All Star Game
By Paul Mawdsley On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Should All Teams Be Represented At The MLB All-Star Game?

Each year, many of the best players in the MLB come together to compete in a single game.  The starting lineups for each team are selected by fan vote, while player voting and coaching selections determine the More...

Wil Myers
By Marisa Ingemi On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Wil Myers Wins American League Rookie Of The Year

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers has won the American League Rookie of the Year. Myers hit .293/.354/.478 after being called up on June 16th and helped lead the Rays to a Wild Card berth in the playoffs. Myers More...

Gold Glove Award
By Gavin Ewbank On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Rawlings Announces 2013 Gold Glove Finalists

The Rawlings Sports company announced the finalist for the 2013 Gold Glove awards on Friday. The list included three players at all nine positions in each league, and the winners will be announced next Tuesday More...

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