Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 27- Dec 3

NEWS Mike Moustakas (AL) and Greg Holland (NL) won the Comeback Player of the Year Awards, both players are free agents this off-season. Mike Napoli has undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right hand. Napoli is a free agent this off-season and is expected to be at full health for the 2018…

A Greater Impact

Help us make a Greater Impact. Go check the 9 Inning Know It All Patreon Page. By Josh: If you have followed our Facebook page or the website for any amount of time you have probably read or heard us say we desire to promote baseball in our community, our region, our country and across…

Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 20-26

NEWS The Yankees have announced that OF Aaron Judge underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder. He should be ready by the start of Spring Training. The Braves will lost their rights to 12 prospects including top prospect Kevin Maitan as punishment for international signing violations. The Braves will as well lose their third round pick…

The Case for Don Mattingly

By: William Robinson Growing up in the 1980’s there was only a few baseball players that were quite as iconic to me as Don “baseball” Mattingly. Whether it was his iconic mustache or his batting style or the fact that it felt like he was always clutch, Don Mattingly was one of my favorite players…

Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 13-19

AWARDS NL Rookie of the Year: Cody Bellinger (Dodgers) AL Rookie of the Year: Aaron Judge (Yankees) NL Manager of the Year: Torey Lovullo (D-Backs) AL Manager of the Year: Paul Molitor (Twins) NL Cy Young: Max Scherzer (Nationals) AL Cy Young: Corey Kluber (Indians) NL MVP: Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins) AL MVP: Jose Altuve (Astros)…

The Pain of the Off-Season

By: Mike Carter Now, the Rajah, as he was known, played 23 major league baseball seasons and compiled a career .358 batting average. An excellent ballplayer; a curmudgeon of a human. Hornsby was to say the least a cranky and irascible man, and was difficult to get along with for long periods of time, leading…

Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr

The Loss Of Greatness

By Josh: Last year baseball was hit hard by the passing of multiple young and talented players. It hit baseball especially hard as each death seemed to come so close to the other deaths that baseball fans just weren’t able to fully process and go through the grieving process. The last week or two has…