Archive for the ‘2021’ Category.

MLB – Betting Listed Pitcher vs. Betting Action

June 11, 2021

Betting on baseball is a bit different than betting on football and basketball. While point spread wagers are popular in NFL and NBA betting, MLB betting is more of a moneyline sport. Bettors wager on winners, not necessarily on who covers a point spread. An important part of betting on which team wins in an […]

Braves Outfielder Marcell Ozuna Arrested for Domestic Violence

June 1, 2021

Over the weekend, Braves star Marcell Ozuna was arrested for an alleged domestic violence incident, as confirmed by both the team and police records. Fulton County records list the charges as an aggravated assault by strangulation and misdemeanor battery. Upon arriving at the scene, the police report states that police heard screaming from inside the […]

Finding Value in the MLB Futures Market

May 28, 2021

It’s been an interesting MLB season thus far. It is no surprise that the San Diego Padres have the best record in baseball after 51 games at 32-19. What was surprising was that the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers were sitting in third place in NL West at one point. That may happen […]

Is It Finally Time to Let Pete Rose into the Hall of Fame?

May 22, 2021

Essentially, it’s a very simple question. Should Pete Rose be inducted into the Baseball of Fame? Rose was placed on the MLB’s permanent ineligibility list in 1989 after accusations arose that he had bet on baseball games. The bigger issue was that Rose not only bet on MLB games, but he bet on his own […]

MLB – Braves Lose Pitcher After Punching Dugout – More

May 19, 2021

The key to good pitching is to have a short memory. Each new batter is an opportunity for a do-over, and the previous batter must be forgotten. This is especially important when the previous batter(s) got on base and drove in runs. It’s also hard to do when there is no next batter because you’ve […]

A Look at MLB Betting So Far in 2021

May 14, 2021

We are roughly one-fifth of the way into the 2021 Major League Baseball season and already there have been plenty of surprises. The reigning World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers, for instance, do not lead the NL West. After gaining another Cy Young pitcher in the offseason, the Dodgers aren’t even in second-place in their […]

MLB – Tatis Jr. Tests Positive for COVID-19 & More

May 13, 2021

Shortly before the San Diego Padres began a three-game series in Colorado, the team announced that shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. had contracted COVID-19 and was placed on the injured list. Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo were also put on the injured list because of contact tracing. Manager Jayce Tingler was able to FaceTime with Tatis […]

Odds Where Oakland A’s Will End Up

May 12, 2021

Recent headlines have made the national public aware of the continuing rift between the Athletics baseball team and the city of Oakland. The city doesn’t seem to play well with professional sports team. The Golden State Warriors used to play their games in Oakland and now play them in San Francisco. And we all know […]

Dodgers Lose Young Pitcher to Tommy John Surgery

May 7, 2021

Injuries Continue to Plague Teams to Start the MLB Season One of the best and most exciting young pitchers in baseball will now be out of action for at least a year. Dodgers pitcher Dustin May is scheduled to undergo UCL reconstructive surgery on May 11, putting him out well into the 2022 season. Typically […]

Who Will Be The First MLB Manager Fired in 2021?

April 16, 2021

The Red Sox, White Sox, and Tigers were the only major league teams to replace their managers during or after the 2020 MLB season. Alex Cora, Tony La Russa, and A.J. Hinch might be safe in 2021, but there are a handful of managers that could be shown the door before the regular season ends. […]