Tag archive for ‘Joe Maddon’
Kyle Schwarber
By Drew Tanguay On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Transformation of the Leadoff Hitter

When you think of the traditional leadoff hitter, you think of the fastest player on the team who will hopefully get on base, then swipe 2nd to get into scoring position to begin the game. That was the case in More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

World Series Game 7 Will Be Glorious

The Chicago Cubs’ Addison Russell celebrates after his grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday in Cleveland. Well, here we go. Put all your cards More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Battle Of The Brain Trust On Display For This Fall Classic

Before the first pitch is thrown tomorrow night in Cleveland, there are two men at the forefront of the matchup in this Fall Classic. No, I’m not talking about Game 1 starters Jon Lester and Corey Kluber More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 291-300

With 30 days left until Opening Day, our official countdown of the Top 300 Moments that Shaped Baseball History begins.  Every day for the next 30 days, the countdown will be released in sets of 10 moments, leading More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Chicago Cubs Win Ben Zobrist Sweepstakes, Signs Four-Year Deal

Every MLB offseason there is always one free agent player that every other free agent player is waiting for to sign their new contract so that the market can be set and then the chips start to fall. That free agent More...

Kyle Schwarber
By Clayton Richer On Friday, July 17th, 2015

Kyle Schwarber Won’t Catch Lester Or Arrieta

The Chicago Cubs recalled catcher Kyle Schwarber as Miguel Montero is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks with a thumb injury. Schwarber will enjoy his second stint with the big club however this time More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Rookie Manager Kevin Cash Gets 5-Year Deal From Rays

Kevin Cash being introduced as the Rays new manager. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Kevin Cash has never managed a day in his life but the Tampa Bay Rays have a lot of confidence that he can and will manage the team More...

Anthony Rizzo
By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Anthony Rizzo And The Chicago Cubs Getting World Serious

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took the opportunity at a recent fan convention to fire the first shot of the offseason and put rival teams on notice. The Cubs are coming and not likely taking any prisoners More...

Buck Showalter
By Will Hyland On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Top 10 Managers In Baseball

Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles. Baseball Hot Corner continues it’s feature of looking at the top ten players at each position, but I am here to take a look at the best skippers in the MLB today. In other More...

Tampa Bay Rays
By Brandon Jopko On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Let’s Talk About The Rays

Let’s talk about the Rays, baby Let’s talk about you and me Let’s talk about all the good things And the bad things that may be Let’s talk about the Rays Let’s talk about the Rays Let’s More...

By Adrian Garro On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Grant Balfour Returns To Rays With Two-Year Deal

The Tampa Bay Rays and closer Grant Balfour have been reunited. The Aussie agreed to a two-year deal worth $12 million on Thursday. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times breaks down the financials: Heard the breakdown More...

Danny Salazar
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

AL Wildcard Preview: Tampa Bay Rays At Cleveland Indians

Well, the Cleveland Indians are back in the post-season for the first time since 2007 which saw them blow a 3 games to 1 lead on the Boston Red Sox, the eventual World Series champions. The Tampa Bay Rays come More...

David Price
By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The Price Was Right In Texas As Rays Down Rangers

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed the second Wild Card berth upstaging the Texas Rangers 5-2 in a contest dominated by Rays ace lefty David Price. The 28-year old pitched a gutsy complete game victory leading his troops More...

David Price
By Mike Shimazu On Sunday, May 5th, 2013

David Price’s Sloooooow Start Continues in Coors

David Price’s four-pitch strikeout of the Colorado Rockies’ Josh Rutledge in Denver Saturday night was different than what we’ve come to expect of last year’s Cy Young winner.  The Tampa Bay Rays fireballer More...

Jake Mcgee
By Mike Shimazu On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Tampa Bay Rays Familiar Faces Providing Less Relief

Manager Joe Maddon thinks he knows why the Tampa Bay Rays find themselves a disappointing three games below .500 with one-sixth of the 2013 season now in the books.  “We just can’t keep doing this,” he said More...

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