Expansion in MLB

By: William Robinson The other day I was reading an article from Commissioner Rob Manfred and he was talking about expansion of baseball. To me this is an interesting topic because I love the idea of growing baseball both locally and globally. I feel like now is the time for baseball to grow in order…

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 22-28

NEWS Alex Rodriguez will join ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball booth this season. The crew will consist of him, Matt Vasgersian and Jessica Mendoza. The BBWAA elected four new Hall of Famers. Chipper Jones (97.2), Vlad Guerrero (92.9), Jim Thome (89.8) and Trevor Hoffman (79.9). The next closest were Edgar Martinez (70.4), Mike Mussina (63.5), Roger…

A Hall of Fame Outrage

By: Mike Carter I know almost everyone who follows the game of baseball will likely have an opinion, strong or weak, about the Hall of Fame. Most of the time, we can agree on the shoo-ins, I believe. There’s little doubt to any serious fan that guys like Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Vladimir Guerrero…

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 15-21

NEWS Yadier Molina plans to retire after finishing his current contract which ends following the 2020 season. Two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana will be inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame on August 4th. Santana played with the Twins from 2000-07. He won both his Cy Young’s with them and was also a…

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 8-14

NEWS Former Twins star Justin Morneau is going to join the team as a Special Assistant. Morneau played 11 years with the Twins, he was a 4-time All-Star and won the AL MVP in 2006. Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey passed away, he was 87 years old. He is one of ten umpires ever…

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 1-7

NEWS The Braves announced that former pitcher Tim Hudson will be inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame. Hudson pitched for the Braves from 2005-13 and was an All-Star in 2010.   TRANSACTIONS The Rangers signed RHP Steve Delabar to a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite. Delabar was an All-Star with the…