Thursday, August 5, 2021

MLB

The Astros Will Reckon with Sign Stealing Backlash Eventually

Houston Astros -The scandal has not been forgotten
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With the news that Lebron James' media company will be producing a docuseries on the Houston Astros cheating scandal, we take a deep dive into the scandal.

0 to 60: Key MLB Matchups for a Sprint Season

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July 23rd marks the start of a blistering 60-game 2020 MLB season. We give you the key matchups you need to keep a lookout for.

Baseball in an uncertain world

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Baseball is in an uncertain state along with rest of the world as it deals with the coronavirus pandemic. We look at the current state of affairs, the changes that have happened and the possible long term impact of the pandemic.

How the Padres are Upsetting the West

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The Padres, who finished last in the NL West last season, are putting together a potential playoff run in a division full of contenders with a team that’s a little bit of patchwork and a little bit of raw talent. They shouldn’t be as good as they are, but as the 2020 season progresses it looks like San Diego has something to cheer about. Let’s talk about how they’re doing it.

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.

Finding the Hot Hand: Defensive Sabermetrics for the Shortened Season

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New strategies are already in place for lineups on the offensive side, now that both leagues have a designated hitter. On the defensive side, though, the strategy is less clear. Read on as we take a look at the sabermetric tools that could impact the 2020 MLB season strategy on defense.

Why the Angels are Perpetual Losers

Why the Angels are perpetual losers
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Over the last ten seasons, otherwise known as the Trout Era, the Los Angeles Angels have underperformed. We take a look at the high-profile signings who haven't performed, the farm system woes, and the outlook for Angels in 2021.

The 2021 Free Agent Sweepstakes

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We take a look at who’s coming out of the 2021 free agent sweepstakes with the biggest upgrades.

The Anomaly Is Now The Standard

The Anomaly Is Now The Standard
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The ideal baseball player is changing. Long gone are the days where a big swing and a 1 for 4 performance from the 3B spot is an acceptable performance. At the same time, what was once the anomaly is now much more common.

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.