Max Muncy is the latest in a string of Dodgers’ players to come out of nowhere to be incredibly productive. Last year it was Chris Taylor who went from being traded by the Mariners to the Dodgers for Zach Lee (who is no longer with the Mariners organization and still yet to play an MLB … Continue reading Max Muncy is Hitting a Ton of Homers
It’s July 1st again which means it’s Bobby Bonilla day. That means that today the Mets will pay a man who hasn’t played a professional game since 2001, $1,193,248.20. The Mets will continue to do this every July 1st until 2035. This deal is just so weird it needs to be talked about. Let’s go … Continue reading Happy Bobby Bonilla Day
The MVP discussion always happens after the conclusion of the NBA season. On Monday, it was announced that James Harden won the NBA 2017-18 MVP award. I created my own MVP rankings to find who was the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for 2017-18 regular season. I added all the stats which can create or destroy … Continue reading I Don’t Know About This Whole James Harden MVP Thing
As you hear Len Kasper say at the end of the video above, “the old adage is, if you think you’re gonna hit into a double play, strikeout”. This is something I’ve heard being joked about before, but I wanted to see if there was actually something to it. Is there a situation in which … Continue reading Should a Player Ever Just Take a Strikeout?
I will get into the Cubs and Willson Contreras later, but first I must talk about catcher defense in general. One area of the game that is hard for a lot of people to understand or quantify is catcher’s defense. It’s a lot easier to see how a catcher produces offensively than defensively. There are … Continue reading Willson Contreras is Hurting His Pitchers
The Rays were the first team to do it and now the Dodgers have joined them in what seems to be a new trend. The idea is to start a relief pitcher to pitch the first inning and maybe even part of the second then bring in your actual “starting” pitcher after that. The Rays … Continue reading The Tampa Bay Rays and the Use of Openers
Justify has completed the first two stages of the Triple Crown and on Saturday will look to be the 13th horse to win all three major races. Justify and Bravazo are the only two horses in the field that have raced in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes so we will see if there … Continue reading Belmont Stakes Preview