Wednesday 29th July 2015,
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Zack Greinke’s Scoreless Innings Streak Now at 43 2/3

Zack Greinke’s Scoreless Innings Streak Now at 43 2/3

The Dodgers’ Zack Greinke has been absolutely lighting it up this season. He has virtually been unhittable, while not allowing any runs in his last several outings. Yesterday vs. Washington, he tossed eight scoreless innings, which extends his scoreless streak to a ridiculous 43 2/3 innings. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke was masterful again [...]

July 21, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Mike Trout First Ever Back-to-Back All Star Game MVP

Mike Trout First Ever Back-to-Back All Star Game MVP

Mike Trout is unreal. It’s still tough to fathom how good of a player he is even though he’s been around for several years now. Trout led off last night’s all-star game with a home run, which means he hit for the cycle in lead off at-bats in all-star games. He also earned MVP honors, [...]

July 15, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Yankees and Red Sox Combine For Zero All-Star Starters For First Time Ever

Yankees and Red Sox Combine For Zero All-Star Starters For First Time Ever

The final votes have been tallied and rosters are set for this week’s MLB all-star game. And in an interesting turn of event, for the first time ever, the Midsummer Classic will not have a single player from the Yankees or Red Sox in the starting lineup. In recent memory, the teams have been littered [...]

July 15, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, MLB 0

Bryce Harper to Skip Home Run Derby

Bryce Harper to Skip Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby seems like fun and games, but it can really take a hitter out of his groove. Bobby Abreu with the Phillies several years back may be the posterchild for this, when he was barely able to hit a home run the second half of the season. There’s some data that suggests [...]

July 7, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Rob Manfred “Open to Change” on Fan All-Star Voting

Rob Manfred “Open to Change” on Fan All-Star Voting

Nine players are needed to field baseball team and as of today, eight members of the Kansas City Royals are slated to start next month’s all-star game if voting ended today. Ever since their surprise World Series appearance last year, the Royals have been a popular team. But even so, eight starters is sort of [...]

June 17, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

FBI Investigating Cardinals Allegedly Hacking Astros Internal Networks

FBI Investigating Cardinals Allegedly Hacking Astros Internal Networks

In one of the stranger sports stories you’ll ever hear, the FBI is investigating whether or not the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the Houston Astros internal networks to learn more about Houston’s player personnel. The investigation is ongoing, but if it proven to be founded, it would have to go down as the silliest [...]

June 17, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, MLB 0

Padres Fire Manager Bud Black

Padres Fire Manager Bud Black

The San Diego Padres’ roster benefited from some improvements this past offseason, but that hasn’t necessarily been reflected in the teams’s record as they are under .500. Whenever this is the case, the manager is the one to go because you can’t fire the players. The Padres are 32-33 and 6 games back of first [...]

June 15, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Justin Verlander to Make Season Debut Saturday

Justin Verlander to Make Season Debut Saturday

In spring training, Tigers ace Justin Verlander injured his triceps and was slated to start the season on the disabled list. The severity wasn’t initially thought to be too serious, but two months into the season and we haven’t seen him on the hill yet. But Verlander is finally healthy enough to give it a [...]

June 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

A’s Brett Lawrie Sent Flowers to Injured Fan

A’s Brett Lawrie Sent Flowers to Injured Fan

A few nights ago, a female fan left Boston’s Fenway Park on a stretcher after being struck with a broken bat from Oakland’s Brett Lawrie. Initially, she was believed to have life-threatening injuries, but she appears to be recovering. Today, Brett Lawrie sent this fan flowers to her hospital room. [...]

June 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Seven Royals to Start All-Star Game

Seven Royals to Start All-Star Game

The Kansas City Royals came out of nowhere to nearly capture the World Series last year and are only a game out in the AL central this year. They are still high on fans’ radars and it’s evident by all-star voting. There will be a total of seven Royals at this year’s all-star game in [...]

June 9, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0