American League

  • longo

    Evan Longoria Is Even Better Than We Think He Is

    Evan Longoria is a former Rookie of the Year, a three time All Star, a two time Gold Glove Award winner, and a three time Top 10 MVP finisher. On top...

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    Five Stupid Trades Involving David Price #FireJimBowden

    Jim Bowden is back at it with fantasy trades involving Tampa Bay Ray David Price.  He thought that with Off The Bench going through growing pains and the FireJoeMorgan guys enjoying...

  • jacob-degrom

    Should The Mets Be Deadline Buyers?

    For a while now, the Mets have been pointing to 2015 as The Year, the time when all the pieces come together and produce a big league roster capable of, at...

  • castro

    Yankees Make Two Moves, Have Much More To Do

    In the last 48 hours, the third place New York Yankees made a pair of moves designed, allegedly, to improve their chances of making the playoffs this season. In the first...

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    Michael Brantley: Deserving of Dr. Smooth

    The Cleveland Indians and outfielder Michael Brantley agreed to a four-year $25 Million extension this past offseason, with a club option for $11 Million in 2018.  The move made few headlines...

  • royals10

    Yankees 4, Royals 2: A Photo Blog

    I was fortunate to attended the Yankees-Royals game on June 6th in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend. It was my first trip to KCMO and to Kauffman Stadium and I was...

  • donaldson

    The Underrated Excellence of Josh Danaldson

    The Oakland Athletics are two time defending AL West Champions and they currently sit atop the standings again thanks to a pitching staff that currently ranks a full half run better...

  • prado

    Yankees Need To Trade For Diamondbacks’ Martin Prado

    As it stands today, the New York Yankees are 19-16, in second place in the AL East and a game and a half behind the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees just placed...

  • Dee-Gordon

    Dee Gordon and Slugging Percentage Plus

      For whatever reason, becoming a baseball blogger means you develop irrational emotional investments in certain players, or for certain underappreciated skill sets.  Max had Daniel Hudson, Cy Young candidate-in-waiting whose career has been...

  • play-is-under-review

    Fixing Instant Replay: How MLB Can Reconcile Legacy and Technology

    We’re two weeks in and it’s indisputable: replay in baseball is flawed.  It’s confusing everyone involved–fans, umpires, players, broadcasters, managers, and talk show hosts alike; it’s making a too-long product even...

  • jake-peavy-dos-equis

    It Was… The Most Interesting Game Ever Played

    It doesn’t always hold your attention, but when it does, it prefers Yankees/Red Sox. Baseball is on it’s way out, say some.  The complaints are myriad: it’s unsustainable; the modern market...

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    Catching Situations To Watch

    I was happy to see former University of Tennessee star JP Arencibia in a Texas Rangers uniform earlier this week.  Following the loss of AJ Pierzynski, Texas needed a full-time catcher...

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