// Mike Trout

ESPN Expert Predictions: Bogaerts to Win ROY, Red Sox Receive Just 2 Votes to Defend World Series

The 2014 MLB season is set to begin in earnest on Sunday night with its stateside Opening Day. However, that is just the preview of a full Monday slate that includes five nationally televised season openers on ESPN. Accordingly, ESPN has published its experts’ predictions for the upcoming MLB season in preparation for what should be […]

The AL MVP Debate: Inventing Ways for Mike Trout to Win

This past Sunday, Yahoo! Sports “expert”, Jeff Passan, published a piece about Angels OF Mike Trout and how he has come to embody a new meaning of “value” when it comes to voting for the AL MVP. The argument made is that Trout gives you more bang for your buck than any other player in […]

One Mo’ Time: Rivera Sets Up AL Victory at All-Star Game in New York

If the Boston Red Sox reach the 2013 World Series, Game 1 will be played at Fenway Park. The American League won home field advantage in the Fall Classic with a 3-0 victory over the National League at Citi Field on Tuesday night. The low-scoring game was filled with good defense and better pitching, and […]

Daniel Nava Snubbed from All-Star Game

Everyone knows the great story of Daniel Nava. A similar story as Tim Thomas, Nava had to fight to get where he is today. Nava was an undrafted player, who played independent baseball through his early twenties. For most players, they grow in the minor leagues and hope to work for their chance at the […]

Angels Rough Up Morales, Beat Red Sox in Game 1

The Red Sox came up a bit short in Game 1, with the Angels winning 9-5. Sox pitcher Felix Doubront pitched an average game, going six innings striking out 4, giving up 3 earned runs on 6 hits.  Followed by Doubront was relief pitcher Franklin Morales who struggled giving up 4 earned runs on only 2 […]

Josh Hamilton to the Angels Changes Everything in the American League

Major League Baseball beware. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are fully loaded, and will not back down to anyone. Last season’s Angel lineup featured Rookie of the Year winner Mike Trout as well as homerun hitting sluggers Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo. Combine those all-stars with solid pieces in Howie Kendrick, Kendrys Morales, and […]

A Few Ways to Fix Major League Baseball

Are you someone that watches baseball?  Have you ever been to a game at Fenway, or another ballpark?  Have you ever been REALLY bored while doing these things?  If you just said “Yes,” you are not alone. With the success of the NFL and its ability to change its rules from year to year, which in turn […]

Miguel Cabrera Wins Elusive Triple Crown. So?

45 long years after Carl Yastrzemski won baseball’s Triple Crown, Miguel Cabrera just clinched the 16th such award in history. Cabrera finished the season with 44 home runs, 139 RBIs, and a .330 batting average.  Numbers worthy of MVP consideration, without a doubt.  Consideration, you ask?  Yes. Why would a Triple Crown winner only be […]

Back-And-Forth Slugfest Leads to Atrocious Red Sox Loss

It might have been one of the best back-and-forth games for any major league team this season, but unfortunately it also was arguably the worst loss the Boston Red Sox have suffered all year. Once leading 6-0 early, the Red Sox blew two notable leads in disastrous innings, the first an eight-run third for the […]

Rallies Cut Short, Red Sox Fall to Angels in Series Opener

The Los Angeles Angels are in a similar place to the Boston Red Sox late into this 2012 season. Both teams are currently not qualified for the postseason, they aren’t receiving the level of consistent starting pitching they’d expect from big names, and both teams have high-priced underperforming big names filling up the roster. Yet […]

National League Dominates in 2012 All-Star Game

When the lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game from Kansas City were posted, most saw the American League as heavy favorites, especially given Justin Verlander would be pitching the first two innings. It was surprising to say the least that Verlander barely made it through the first, surrendering five runs out of the gate as […]