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 Nov 28- Dec 3

NEWS The Twins have announced they will hire former players Torii Hunter, Michael Cuddyer and LaTroy Hawkins as special assistants to the front office. Eduardo Perez is replacing Omar Vizquel as manager of the Venezuelan national team at the WBC. The MLB All-Star will no longer determine the World Series home field advantage. The pennant…

Wild Card Breakdown

By Josh: The introduction of the one game Wild Card game has been something that I have enjoyed and appreciated from the moment it was announced. I know there are people who don’t like it because a single game doesn’t always put the ‘best’ team into the division series. My thought is that if a…

AL/NL Wild Card Predictions

By: Kelly AL Wild Card: Orioles (Chris Tillman) at Blue Jays (Marcus Stroman) The one thing I am sure about for this game is that multiple home runs will be hit. Both starting pitchers will have a short leash. I expect this to be a bullpen game. Stroman went 0-5 in September and Tillman is…

Baseball Is Family

By Josh: The events that occurred Sunday with the passing of Jose Fernandez, and what happened across all of baseball on Sunday and Monday, reminded me of something I’ve known for a long time but don’t always think about. Baseball is just one big family. Not everyone in the baseball family gets along all the…

2016 Playoff Predictions (Josh)

By Josh: I’ve been thinking quite a bit (probably too much) about who I was going to pick this season to make the playoffs, win MVPs, Cy Youngs and more. I have to admit this season’s picks came much harder to me than the past couple years and I think the reason is simply because…

Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 18-24

NEWS The Cincinnati Reds will induct Pete Rose into their Hall of Fame in June. They will also retire his #14 and statue will be built in the near future. The Trade Deadline this season will be moved to August 1st from the traditional July 31st which falls on a Sunday and that is what…