The Mets and Ubaldo Jimenez would be a good fit for each other
When the New York Yankees acquired Garrett Cooper from the Milwaukee Brewers last July, they were looking for an answer at first base with Chris Carter struggling and Greg Bird injured. Cooper did fairly well in limited big-league action with New York, hitting .326/.333/.488 with six RBIs in 45 plate appearances before getting injured and […]
Scan the crowd during an average day at Nationals Park and the jerseys of Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer fill the majority of the ballpark’s blue seats.
Welcome to September, where the postseason is suddenly on the horizon and it’s now acceptable to finally begin judging players on their season-long performances. As expected, some of the biggest names are again in consideration for the American League MVP. Los Angeles Angels center fielder and reigning MVP Mike Trout has already racked up 6.2 […]
As Giancarlo Stanton mashes his way into the hearts of baseball fans everywhere, he may have already locked down his first National League Most Valuable Player Award. It's difficult to argue with 53 home runs and a .283/.378/.652 slash line. There are, however, alternatives. Maybe Joey Votto's eye at the plate tickles your fancy, or […]
Here is a look at a pair of under-the-radar prospects that could make a positive impact for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2017.During each Major League Baseball season there are players that come out of seemingly nowhere to impact their teams. Each team benefits from players like this and the Pittsbur…
Hunter Pence is what the Giants are all about. He is arguably the most unrecognized impact player in baseball. There is not much conversation about Pence or the Giants until they show up at the ballpark.
There are plenty of reasons to believe the A’s will be a much-improved ballclub this year. Their bullpen has been restored, and their offense seemingly employs tough outs top to bottom. Then there’s this: Oakland’s rotation has consistently been one of the best in the league. The A’s believe this trend will continue with a […]
All eyes will be on Justin Verlander, Jordan Zimmermann, Daniel Norris and other big names when the Tigers finally get into Spring Training games next week. By contrast, Mike Pelfrey takes the mound for the first time as a Tiger next Wednesday with relatively little fanfare.