Major League Baseball 2014: Why November 22nd, 2013 Was The Real Beginning Of The End For Frank Wren

John Hart, John Schuerholz (middle), and Bobby Cox (left) will look to get the Braves back on the right track after announcing the dismissal of former general manager Frank Wren
John Hart, John Schuerholz (middle), and Bobby Cox (left) will look to get the Braves back on the right track after announcing the dismissal of former general manager Frank Wren

Seven years. Two Wild Cards. One National League East championship.

Since 2009 the Atlanta Braves have averaged 92 wins per season. Only the New York Yankees have won more regular season games than the Braves during the same time. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014: Why November 22nd, 2013 Was The Real Beginning Of The End For Frank Wren”

Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not As You Hit The Waiver Wire

Allen Hurns debut (110 yards, 2 TD's) has created quite the buzz. Should you buy it? (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America)
Allen Hurns debut –110 yards, 2 TD’s– has created quite the buzz. Should you buy it? (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America)

Taking a look at this weeks most talked about waiver wire targets. Here’s my take on them.  Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not As You Hit The Waiver Wire”

Major League Baseball Preview: American League Central

Chris Sale (11-14, 3.07 ERA, 226 K’s, 1.073 WHIP) is leading the youth movement on the Southside of Chicago

In the American League Central one thing is clear: you’re only as good as the sum of your parts, and the Detroit Tigers are as good as anyone in baseball. Their lineup features the best hitter in baseball (Miguel Cabrera), the last two American League Cy Young award winners (Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer), and the last three American League MVP award winners (Justin Verlander (2011), Cabrera (2012 and 2013). They traded for Ian Kinsler, get Victor Martinez for another full season, and their bullpen now features Joe Nathan who has 80 saves in 86 opportunities (93%) the last two years. They are the only team in this division who boast those kinds of parts all around. 

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