Posts tagged ‘MLB’

Who Are These Yankees?

April 20, 2021

Just three weeks ago, the New York Yankees were the betting favorite to win the American League and trailed only the Los Angeles Dodgers as the most likely team to win the World Series. They broke spring training with a stacked offense and a pair of aces to lead the rotation in Gerrit Cole and […]

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. […]

Padres’ Tatis Jr. Avoids Surgery For Now

April 7, 2021

Members of the San Diego Padres front office have seen their heart rhythms return to normal on the news that it appears the shoulder injury suffered by Fernando Tatis Jr. will not need season-ending surgery. Locking up the 22-year-old was one of the chief accomplishments in a very good offseason in San Diego. But a […]

Spring Training Wraps Up

March 31, 2021

Major League Baseball teams have broken their spring training camps and are now headed to the road to begin the regular season on April 1. It’s a time of excitement and anticipation, and for the Mets front office, a time of great angst. When the team traded for shortstop Francisco Lindor in January, they weren’t […]

The MLB Sleeper That Will Surprise You in 2021

March 19, 2021

It is essentially a given that the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are the favorites to capture their respective leagues and favorites to win the 2021 World Series. The reigning champion Dodgers are the overall favorite to repeat at +325 and the Yankees check in at +500 to win the World Series. The […]

MLB Division Winners Picks & Odds

March 17, 2021

The 2021 MLB season will get underway on April 1. The Los Angeles Dodgers look to defend their World Series title. Can anyone catch them? Here’s a look at the odds to win each division. AL CENTRAL The aging Twins captured the AL Central a year ago. They are given +130 odds to repeat as […]

The Biggest Offseason MLB Moves 2021

March 10, 2021

The 2021 MLB season is scheduled to begin April 1, but the race to this year’s World Series began in the offseason. Teams made a number of moves with a single goal in mind – win the 2021 World Series. Here’s a look at the biggest offseason MLB moves of 2021. Dodgers Make Moves Even […]

MLB’s COVID-19 Protocols May Be Greater Challenge in 2021

March 10, 2021

Major League Baseball got through a World Series in 2020. A champion was crowned, there were league MVPs and Cy Young winners and, at the end of October, everyone was breathing a sigh of relief. There were multiple positive tests (only the Cubs made it through the season without a player testing positive), and nearly […]

Rules for 2021 MLB Season Finalized

February 10, 2021

With COVID-19 an issue for a second straight year, the 2021 Major League Baseball season will look like a cross between what we knew before COVID-19 and what was adopted last season as a means of lessening the impact of the pandemic. 2021 Schedule Because of last season’s shortened schedule and to reduce travel, teams […]

Odds Where Theo Epstein Will Go Next

November 20, 2020

The baseball architect that built championships in Boston and for the Chicago Cubs is unemployed. Theo Epstein stepped down from the position with the Chicago Cubs earlier this month after a nine year stint. Epstein was able to bring a World Series to the longest suffering fans in sports, the Cubs of Chicago, after a […]