Winter Meetings Wednesday Recap

NEWS They announced this year’s winner of the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting and the winner is Bob Costas. Costas called the World Series for NBC in 1997 and 1999, the ALCS in 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1998 and 2000, the 1999 NLCS and the 2000 All-Star Game. In 2009 he…

Winter Meetings Thursday Recap

A very slow Thursday at the Winter Meetings as everyone was packing up and heading home. Lots of the top free agents are still available (Encarnacion, Turner, Jansen, Bautista, Trumbo, Napoli) so except a lot to happen before Christmas. I’m sure a few surprise trades as well. NEWS The 2017 Winter Meetings will be held…

Who Is Ready For A September Run

By Josh: Well we have officially made it to the point in the season where a majority of the teams in baseball now realize and can admit that they suck and won’t be playing in the playoffs this year. However, there are still a few pesky teams that still have a crazy notion that there…

Winter Meetings Thursday Recap

NEWS The 2016 Winter Meetings will be held in Washington D.C. and in 2017 it will be in Orlando, FL.   TRANSACTIONS The Astros have resigned LHP Tony Sipp to a 3 year/$18 million contract. The Rockies have signed 1B Mark Reynolds to a 1 year/$2.6 million contract plus incentives. The Cardinals have signed RHP…

NLDS/ALDS Predictions

NLDS: New York Mets (90-72) at Los Angeles Dodgers (92-70) Dodgers win!!! That’s all that needs to be said. I bleed blue!!!   NLDS: Chicago Cubs (97-65) at St. Louis Cardinals (100-62) How the Cardinals won 100 games with all the injuries they had this season is amazing. You can’t ever count them out. Even…

Craziest MLB Trade Deadline Ever

By Josh Let’s be honest, for a few hours I wasn’t able to accomplish as much as I normally do. My phone was going crazy with people tweeting like crazy about all that was going on in the MLB world. Things were absolutely crazy. Heck here is the easiest way for me to break everything…

Mt Rushmore NL Central Report

Here are the results from the second division in the Mt Rushmore voting. Chicago Cubs Ernie Banks (21 votes) Ryne Sandberg (18 votes) Ron Santo (14 votes) Fergie Jenkins (12 votes) Other receiving votes: Billy Williams (6 votes), Sammy Sosa (3 votes), Hack Wilson (3 votes), Kerry Wood (2 votes), Mark Grace (2 votes), Three…