Remember way back in April when Will Middlebrooks of the Boston Red Sox hit three home runs in a game? Everyone was ready to proclaim him the next big superstar in the American League East at third base. Even going so far as to try to convince themselves that another young star at the same position was “overrated” and “inferior” to Middlebrooks. Continue reading “Major League Baseball All-Star Game 2013: 15 (Plus One) Budding Stars That Should Make All-Star Rosters, But Might Not”
Another week, another set of fun things that went on in this wonderful game called baseball. Lets get on with it! Continue reading “Major League Baseball Week That Was (4/24/2013)”
- Zack Greinke to miss two months, Carlos Quentin needs a reality check: I’m not saying Carlos Quentin should be suspended two months (as suggested by an obviously upset Don Mattingly), but I will say Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2013: The Week That Was (4/17/2013)”
I know it has only been a week, but how exciting is it to have baseball back? So many things happened opening week it will be hard to put it in one list. Lets give it a try, eh? (the “eh” is for all my Blue Jay fans out there) Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2013: Happenings From Opening Week In The Bigs”
The American League West has a shot to have three teams within the division in the playoffs. How far any of them go is a matter of pitching and leadership. Continue reading “The Locker Major League Baseball Preview 2013: American League West”
I’m going to pat myself on the back and apologize profusely within the same article. Continue reading “MLB Postseason 2012: A Tale Of Two Predictions Showcases The Beauty Of Baseball”
We’re just past 40 games in this 2012 season and we’re gonna take a look at my All-Stars to this point.
Disclaimer:You won’t find any Red Sox on this team Continue reading “My Quarter-Season Major League Baseball All-Star Team 2012”
Cleveland, you’ve got yourself a division leader.
Like the Baltimore Orioles, an unexpected sight atop the Central division has the Cleveland Indians in first place by two games. It seems to be redemption week for the clubs I wasn’t too keen on. Here was my initial review back on April 2: Continue reading “Cleveland Indians Benefiting From Underachieving American League Central, Good Baseball”
Late edition of my weekly power rankings this weekend after a packed weekend. The Rangers, Nationals, Braves and Dodgers continue their recent stretches of great baseball, the Boston Red Sox have shown new life, and one team takes a nosedive. On to it!
- Texas Rangers (17-6)- Since his first start, Yu Darvish has given up three earned runs in 27.1 innings pitched; striking out 28 batters and lowering his season opening ERA from 7.94 to 2.18 to go along with a 4-0 start. Continue reading “Major League Baseball Power Rankings Week 4 (4/30/2012)”
Week three power rankings see the Rangers on top for the second consecutive week. Braves and Nationals are rising fast after solid weeks.
- Texas Rangers (13-3)- at 13-3 not much going wrong for this ball club. Adrian Beltre currently sitting out with a strained hamstring injury. Also would love to get Elvis Andrus going (.230 BA, 1 steal, 11 K’s) Continue reading “Major League Baseball Power Rankings Week 3 (4/23/2012)”