Monday, January 17, 2022

MLB

The Tragic Story of Jung-Ho Kang

Jung-Ho Kang
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From high school baseball success, then achieving the dream of making it to Major League Baseball, and finally losing everything due to foolish drunkenness. We take a look at the tragic case of Jung-Ho Kang.

The 2020 Major League Baseball Season is Under Siege

2020 MLB Season under siege
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With time running out on the 2020 MLB season, something has got to give. With sponsorship fallouts, players requested to surrender their "guaranteed" salaries, and Rob Manfred incapable of relating to the players; it appears inevitable the league is leaning towards the first MLB strike since 1994.

The Next Best: 2020 MLB Postseason Losers’ Bracket, Part One

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The L.A. Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays wrapped up the 2020 World Series recently, with L.A. claiming their first World Series title since 1988. But how would a losers’ bracket stack up? Is there another team poised to make a run under different circumstances? Read on to see our simulation play out.

Boras Pushes Baseball Forward and Doesn’t Care if You Like It

Scott Boras - Baseball's Kingpin
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Scott Boras is the second most influential sports agent in the world. He has steadily gained more power within baseball over the years. His method unapologetically makes talented players rich, rich players richer, and forces the league to reckon with exploitable policies. Read on as we delve into the world of Scott Boras.

The Next Best: 2020 MLB Postseason Losers’ Bracket, Part Two

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This week, we’re picking up where we left off with best-of-five Division Series play and best-of-seven League Championship Series from both the American and National Leagues. From here, we find out the winner of the Losers' World Series for 2020.

Cheering for the clothes: MLB’s most iconic uniforms

MLB's Most Iconic Uniforms
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Jerry Seinfeld once said that sports fans don’t actually hinge their allegiances on the players from their favorite teams but will support whoever wears the uniform. We look at the most iconic uniforms in MLB history.

MLB Finds Some Cultural Leadership in Cleveland

MLB Finds Some Cultural Leadership in Cleveland
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Cleveland have announced their intention to change their name after the 2021 season. The Cleveland organization’s decision offers an updated blueprint for how teams with historical ties to racist names, logos, or cheers can begin to make positive changes in the wake of their contribution to false and harmful ideas about Native peoples.

Major League Baseball vs. Chinese Professional Baseball League

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With the Chinese Professional Baseball League currently underway, and fans beginning to appear in the stands, you may be wondering what the difference is between MLB and the CPBL. Read ahead to identify the differences, but let's just say the two leagues vary significantly.

Back and Better Than Ever: Careers that Took Off Post-Surgery

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UCL injuries were once career-ending, but with Tommy John surgery many have returned to the game. We look at exceptional players who had, or continue to experience, excellent careers after the procedure.

How MLB can be better – for fans and for players

Hot dog at MLB
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From MLB broadcasting rights and the cost of going to a game, to in-game chatter and cheating, we take a look at how MLB can be better for both the fans and the players.