The Philadelphia Phillies are currently alone in first place in the NL East, finally overtaking the Atlanta Braves. These two young teams have been battling each other all season, and it seems like we will have to wait until the very end of the season to see who takes the division crown. However, the Phillies … Continue reading The Mysterious Case of Jorge Alfaro
Well here we are at the "midway" point of the season (we're actually 60% through). On Wednesday, after all of the All-Star Game festivities have ended, we will enter into the darkest two days of the summer. For two days, there will be no football, no basketball, no hockey, not even any more World Cup … Continue reading Is the Rays’ Experiment Working?
We all know the feeling. It comes along with the proverbial baseball situation: your team is up to bat, 2 outs, 3-2 count, runners in scoring position. Your heart is pounding, eyes wide as you sit so far on the edge of your seat that you swear the chair isn't even there. Your hands instinctively … Continue reading It’s Not Time For Robot Umpires
The Yankees hit a lot of home runs. This is not a controversial statement. They've hit more home runs than any other team in the MLB (17 more than the second place Red Sox). What is bound to be slightly more controversial is saying that hitting so many home runs could be a bad thing. … Continue reading Are the Yankees Hitting Too Many Home Runs?