KANSAS CITY — The lineup was more dominant on paper. The pitching was more dominant on paper. And they had the crowd to their back. Unfortunately for the American League, the National League stole the show in KC. Backed by a bases-clearing triple in the 1st by Pablo Sandoval, the NL squashed AL starting pitcher … Continue reading NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp
In a tweet by Matt Gelb under an hour ago, it was brought to some attention that the Houston Astros will be moving to the American League West in 2013. The two league’s don’t carry an even amount of teams, with the National League boasting 16 teams and AL having 14 to keep a balance … Continue reading MLB News: Astros to AL West in 2013
It’s the most wonderful time of year, but this isn’t Christmas. It’s that time of the baseball season when the Phillies are in Seattle, the Yankees are in Wrigley, and Ben Francisco is a designated hitter. Ah, Interleague play, my favorite time of year. The only time of year that almost breeds as much anger, … Continue reading The Natch: The Designated Fence Sitter
Chicago White Sox Expectations: Ozzie Guillen tweets every lineup change from the dugout. Key addition: 1B/OF Adam Dunn (.260, 38 HR, 103 RBI with Washington) Key loss: RP Bobby Jenks (1-3, 27 Saves, 4.44 ERA) Projected record: 92-70 Summary: Most of the puzzle pieces remain from last year’s team, with a power addition of Adam … Continue reading Season Preview: AL Central
Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL
For the 13th year, the National League has failed to beat the American League in the mid summer classic. For the third straight year, the NL lost by one run. Curtis Granderson of the Tigers hit a triple to left in the eighth and scored on a sacrifice fly by Adam Jones of the Orioles … Continue reading NL Loses Again
Shane Victorino won the Final Vote and now sees himself starting in center for the NL team tomorrow. The game will be at 8 PM ET on Fox tomorrow night. Watch as Chase Utley and Raul Ibanez join Victorino in the starting line up and Ryan Howard and Jayson Werth hopefully see some action in … Continue reading Victorino to Start in ASG
Brandon Inge and Shane Victorino got together to form a nick name in their co-campaign for the MLB Final Vote for the 2009 All Star Game in St. Louis. Well it worked as Inge will represent the American League and Victorino in the National League as the 33rd players on their respective squads. Victorino edged … Continue reading Bran-Torino Win Final Vote!
Here is the Whit publication on my AL preview.
As I stated earlier, I was going to post a link to my NL and AL Preview when they got run. Well the NL went up first and here is the link from the Whit. Next week will feature the AL Preview and I’ll have a link up for that. Read the comment. I already … Continue reading The Whit’s NL Preview