Chris Scissorhands

He’s 71-43 a .623 winning percentage with a career 2.95 ERA and led the AL in strikeouts last year with 274. He has been your best player for the last few seasons and he is no prima donna as he has averaged close to 200 innings a year and when he has the opportunity will finish games he’s […]

Sal Perez Should Tone it Down at the Plate

Salvador Perez spends more time crouched behind home plate than perhaps any other human being. The Royals- two-time All-Star backstop caught 146 games during the regular season (ten more than anyone else), started all 15 of K.C.’s playoff contests, then traveled abroad to further tax his knees while representing MLB in a series against Japan. […]

Jose Quintana’s Curveball-Driven Success

Though he was not present at Tuesday night’s 85th All-Star game at Target Field, Chicago White Sox starter Jose Quintana has sure performed like an all-pro of late. Over his last five starts spanning 35.2 innings, the 6-foot-2 Colombian southpaw has pitched to a 1.51 earned run average and 0.84 WHIP (third and fifth-best, respectively, in the […]

April Spotlight: The Early Resurgence of Ryan Braun

Going into the 2014 season, no one knew what to expect from the former MVP turned PED outcast, Ryan Braun. People knew what he was able to do with a little help from scientific advancements, but were left wondering if he would return anything close to what he was before the suspension. In a seemingly […]

Oscars in Baseball

In honor of the 86th Academy Awards being presented Sunday night, here are some baseball Oscars. The Hall of Famer There is only one Oscar in the Hall of Fame and that is the great Negro Leaguer Oscar Charleston elected in 1976. In 60 league games in 1921, he batted .434 while leading the Negro […]

Sunday Baseball Notes

Billy Beane has long maintained that the season is played out in three acts:the first two months are spent figuring out what each team has, the next two months are spent trying to get what they need and the last two months are the race to play in October. So while the All-Star Break is a […]