NL Demolishes AL in All-Star Romp

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

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MLB News: Astros to AL West in 2013

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

One-on-one battles highlight MVP and Cy Young races

NL MVP Matt Kemp: There have been two bright spots for the Dodgers this season, who are in the middle of a financial rut and baseball abyss. One of those bright spots is Matt Kemp (the other is in the Cy Young race). Kemp is having a Willie Mays-ian season (yes, I compared him to … Continue reading One-on-one battles highlight MVP and Cy Young races

The Natch: The Designated Fence Sitter

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