• Why doesn’t Alex Rodriguez get the same retirement send off as Jeter or Teixeira?
  • 2016 MLB Biggest Surprises So Far
Alex Rodriguez fights off tears during his retirement announcement. (Robert Sabo/New York Daily News)

Why doesn’t Alex Rodriguez get the same retirement send off as Jeter or Teixeira?

When Alex Rodriguez plays his last game for the New York Yankees on Friday evening, one can’t help but wonder about the abrupt ending to perhaps one of the most famous — and infamous — baseball players of this generation, and what he’ll actually be remembered for. If Rodriguez indeed calls it a career after Friday night, he’ll retire as a three-time American League MVP, a 14-time All Star, a…

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Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright seem to be struggling to start the season. (Photo: Jeff Curry, USA TODAY Sports)

2016 MLB Biggest Surprises So Far

Okay so we’re about two and a half months into the 2016 MLB season. For most teams that means we are about 60 games into it. About 35% of the long 162 game schedule. For the most part the teams are playing pretty much how we thought they would this season, with a few exceptions. But there have been some surprises. Not just with the teams but many with the…

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Can Rangers rookie sensation Nomar Mazara keep up the pace?

2016 MLB Early Rookie of the Year Candidates

As we approach the middle of June there have already been Major League Baseball rookies making an impact on their teams. And most of them are not players that were picked by many of the preseason prognosticators. It’s always hard to tell how a young player will react to being on the big stage. Major League pitchers are better and have more ways to get you out and hitters have…

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Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez didn't stand a chance in 2016 - Photo:EPA

Was the Atlanta Braves Firing of Manager Fredi Gonzalez Justified?

The Atlanta Braves decided to fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez on May 17th after the teams 9 – 28 start to the 2016 season. But was the team’s record really his fault. Did he somehow make enough poor decisions in the season’s first 37 games to get them where they are? Absolutely not. Now it’s understood that teams cannot get rid of all of their players and the common scapegoat is…

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Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista (19) gets hit by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (12) after Bautista slid hard into second. Photo: (Richard W. Rodriguez/Star-Telegram via AP)

IMO – WWE CHAMPION? ROUGNED ODOR….

   Baseball has always policed themselves in a way to keep palyers from showing up another player or team. Through history it always has and hopefully always will. Case in point, Sundays Rangers/Blue Jays game. During last years great playoff series between both teams, Joey Bats put the Jays up for good with a big home run in the 7th inning. To top it off though, he added the best…

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Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado (Photo: Ryan Connors, Capital News) Service

MLB – Who’s HOT & Who’s NOT!

Major League Baseball is a long and grueling season and players certainly have their ups and downs. They can also have streaks where everything they do can go right or they can’t seem to see anything go their way. So here are some of the hottest and coldest players right now in both leagues. Hitting – Who’s HOT! Manny Machado – Baltimore Orioles A .370 average with 2 HR and…

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Dee Gordon test positive & suspended.

Dee Gordon The reigning National League batting champion Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordan was suspended 80 games for a positive PED test. The two time all-star tested positive for exogenous testosterone and Clostebol. NOT GOOD! Gordon, who won the batting title in 2015 signed a 5 year $50 million dollar contract extension in January prior to Spring Training. What does this mean for the Marlins & Dee Gordon? Utility…

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Boston Redsox players trying to keep warm & dry. (Photo:Tony Dejak/AP)

Early Season Recap. Who’s hot in MLB.

I know it’s early, but two weeks is not too early to take a look at the first few weeks of the baseball season and find out we have learned so far. April baseball can be brutal with weather concerns and postponements, this year is no different than any other. Teams have been dealing with the elements for years and every game counts at the end of the season. Nobody…

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