Major League Baseball 2014 Preview: American League East

Manny Machado's 2013 was cut short by injury (14 HR, 71 RBI, 51 2B, .283 BA) but at age 21 he's and the Orioles are contenders in 2014
Manny Machado’s 2013 was cut short by injury (14 HR, 71 RBI, 51 2B, .283 BA) but at age 21 he’s and the Orioles are contenders in 2014

In the American League East anything can happen.

Last season the Boston Red Sox put a dreadful 2012 behind them and rode their top ranked offense (and their bearded camaraderie) to the World Series title. With so many issues entering the season last year you would have been hard pressed to find anyone who (here included) picked them to make the playoffs let alone win their division, league, and the World Series. The team will be hard pressed to replicate that success in 2014 and I will explain why. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014 Preview: American League East”

Major League Baseball Offseason 2012: Allow Me To Be That Cold Shower To The Toronto Blue Jays Plans

This guy and his buddies won’t be enough. Sorry, Toronto

Enough with the spin, I know a fourth place team when I see one. Continue reading “Major League Baseball Offseason 2012: Allow Me To Be That Cold Shower To The Toronto Blue Jays Plans”

Baltimore Orioles Continue To Put Baseball On Notice

I’ve tried to convince myself it wasn’t real.

I will be the first to admit, I was adamantly against this Orioles team and with good reason. In fact here was my assessment of this ball club in my preseason predictions: Continue reading “Baltimore Orioles Continue To Put Baseball On Notice”