Appreciating The Greatness Of Albert Pujols As He Closes In On 600 Home Runs

Albert Pujols is one of the five best hitters I've ever seen in my life. Barry Bonds, A-Rod, Mike Trout, and Ken Griffey Jr. being the others. Pujols has been around for so long now (his rookie year was 2001) that I don't think baseball fans remember how dominant he was for all those great years...

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Eric Thames Is The Story Of The 2017 Major League Baseball Season (So Far)

What Eric Thames is doing right now is fucking nuts. Through just 12 games entering Tuesday night he is batting .405 while leading the league in home runs (7), runs scored, slugging, OPS, OPS+, and total bases...

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Backyard Baseball 2017 Player Representatives: American League Edition

Backyard Baseball is one of those games that if you played it as a kid you're going to have great memories of it, whereas if you never played then I genuinely feel bad for you. Without question the best game of the series is the...

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The Kiermaier Extension: A Shift In The Way Teams Think 

When Chris Carter, the National League's reigning home run leader, signed for just one year and $3 million earlier this off-season it got people talking. The conversation centered around how 15 years ago...

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Mike Trout Has Accumulated More WAR Than 48 Current Hall Of Famers

According to baseball reference, from 2011 until today, Mike Trout has accumulated 46.9 wins above replacement. That's an astonishing total (more on that in a sec) that really puts into perspective how special he is...

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If All Of MLB Had A Re-Draft, Who Would You Take With The Number one Pick?

Entering last night I thought the AL Cy Young race could be the closest of all the awards handed out this week. There was a real case to be made for all three finalists in Rick Porcello, Justin Verlander, and Corey Kluber... 

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Remembering The Trade That Nearly Sent A-Rod To The Red Sox

The 2003 and 2004 baseball seasons were two of the best years in recent memory to be a fan of the game. The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry was as hot as it's ever been and the bad blood carried over to the offseason...

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Ranking The 5 Most Fun Red Sox Seasons Of The New Ownership Era

                                                  Since the "new" Red Sox ownership took over prior to the 2002 season the franchise has been arguably the best in the sport to date. The team is tied with the Giants for the most championships during this span...

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What Is The Most Entertaining World Series Matchup That Doesn't Involve Your Team?

It's hard to believe there's less than a week left in the regular season. While the final few playoff spots are still up for grabs the overall postseason picture has rounded into form. Fans of contenders will of course want...

What Baseball Stories Need To Be Made Into 30 For 30s?

What if I told you that there are still some great baseball documentaries that need to be made? Out of the 70 docs 30 for 30 has done thus far just seven have been baseball related. Some of the best include the recent...