Tag archive for ‘National League’
By Jake Archer On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Are Teaming Up to Buy the Miami Marlins

Ever since Derek Jeter retired from baseball, people have been speculating on if/how/when he would get back into the game. Well, as has long been rumored, Jeter is apparently joining a group of very rich people 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...

Carlos Martinez gets the ball in the NL Wild-Card game.
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

11 Games Left, 3 Teams, 2 Spots For The NL Wild-Card

Carlos Martinez gets the ball in the NL Wild-Card game. What a storyline this could quickly become with only 11 games remaining in the MLB’s regular season. The New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, and San More...

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By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Vol. 4: NL East Weekly Wrap Up

The National League East didn’t quite see a changing of the guard as the first month of the season drew to a close, but they did see a potential division winner take charge. The Washington Nationals looked like 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...

Gregory Polanco has been on fire at the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates recently
By Caleb Luketic On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Pirates, Gregory Polanco Catching Fire

Gregory Polanco has been on fire at the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates recently The Pittsburgh Pirates haven’t lived up to all the expectations that have ensued after a promising 2014, but the team is starting More...

By Kenny Bristow On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Vol. 1: NL West Weekly Wrap-Up

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 player of the week, pitcher of the week, team-by-team More...

By Dalton Johnson On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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San Francisco Giants: Who Bats Leadoff?

The San Francisco Giants have set their outfield with the signing of Nori Aoki, but questions still remain on the former Kansas City Royals right fielder who will transition to left for the Giants. Since coming More...

MLB: Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres
By Marc Keller On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Atlanta Braves send hometown kid Jason Heyward to St. Louis

Rarely in sports do we see trades where we can take an honest look at the details and say it mutually benefited both teams; however we saw that happen on Monday when the Atlanta Braves traded right fielder (RF) More...

Clayton Kershaw
By Ryan Sabata On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Clayton Kershaw Should Win The NL MVP

Ever since Andrew McCutchen went on the DL, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the NL MVP race. With Mike Trout bound to win it in the AL, the National League version is still up for grabs. Injuries to McCutchen 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...

Giancarlo Stanton
By Ryan Sabata On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

The Rundown On Three National League Overachievers

In my last article, I wrote about the disappointing Arizona Diamondbacks. This time around, I thought I’d write a positive piece. What else could be more positive than overachievers? Not much really. To write 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...

Liriano has been dominant at PNC Park this season
By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

NL Wildcard Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates/Cincinnati Reds

Liriano has been dominant at PNC Park this season The 2013 edition of the one game National League wild card round is set to take place tomorrow night at 8:07PM. This is the second year the new playoff format More...

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