World Series MVP: What if the Royals win?

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OK, if the Giants win tonight the MVP should of course be the fantastic and jaw dropping Madison Bumgarner. However if the Royals win, thingsstart to get a little more unclear. With the Royals, we are looking at team in the truest sense of the word. This is a club that has not had one […]

World Series Game 7: Jeremy Guthrie vs. Tim Hudson

Hudson v Guthrie

Tonight is the decisive game 7 of a World Series in which only 1 game has been decided by less than 5 runs. An all hands on deck situation, both the Royals and Giants have the cannons loaded and ready to fire. On the Giants side you have Madison Bumgarner, one of the best big game […]

MLB Video Recap: World Series Game 6

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The Royals and Giants observe a moment of silence for Oscar Taveras… Lorenzo Cain runs down Joe Panik’s fly ball in center field in the 1st inning… Yordano Ventura gets Michael Morse to fly out to Nori Aoki in right field… Jake Peavy works out of a jam in the 1st inning… The Royals score seven […]

NL Hank Aaron Award Winner: Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton is the best hitter in baseball on the first pitch of an at bat

This past weekend Giancarlo Stanton was awarded the 2014 Hank Aaron Award, acknowledging him as the best hitter in the National League. Stanton led the league in home runs (37), came in second in RBI (105), and finished with a .288/.395/.555 slashline.  The award comes despite a season cut short after he took an 88 MPH fastball […]

AL Hank Aaron Award Winner: Mike Trout

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This past weekend Mike Trout was awarded the Hank Aaron Award for 2014, acknowledging him as the best hitter in the the American League. Trout led the American League with 115 runs scored and 111 RBI. He slashed .287/.377/.561, finishing in a tie for third in home runs with Jose Abreu at 36. Regardless of Trout’s […]

World Series Game 5 Video Recap

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MLB Network breaks in with tragic news of Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras passing… Your browser does not support iframes. The Giants and Royals take some time to discuss Oscar Taveras following his tragic death… Your browser does not support iframes. Mon’Ne Davis throws out first pitch… Your browser does not support iframes. Joe Panik […]

Spotlight on Eric Hosmer: Stronger after injury

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Just named to the Gold Glove nominees, Eric Hosmer has been a staple in the Royal’s starting line up this season. On both offense and defense, Hosmer scratched and clawed for every edge. For most of the season he was sufficient offensively, but certainly not producing at an ideal level. But after a hand fracture in […]

Inside Pablo Sandoval’s 25-game postseason on-base streak

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Your browser does not support iframes. Dating back to October 10th, 2012, Pablo Sandoval has gone on a 25-game postseason on-base streak. Only Miguel Cabrera (31) and Chase Utley (27) have longer streaks. Since the streak began…    

World Series Game 3: Tim Hudson vs. Jeremy Guthrie

Hudson v Guthrie

Your browser does not support iframes. As the World Series shifts to San Francisco for a pivotal Game 3, the Giants And Royals will both be looking to take a 2-1 lead in the Series. From a starting pitching perspective, we have a matchup of two veteran pitchers trending in different directions, each in their […]

World Series Game 2: Jake Peavy vs. Yordano Ventura

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The World Series is set to continue tonight in Kansas City with a Game 2 pitching matchup between a rookie sensation who has seen varying degrees of playoff success and a veteran pitcher that knows the postseason rollercoaster all too well. Jake Peavy Your browser does not support iframes. A bit removed from his 2007 Cy Young […]