Category Archives: MLB

Justin Turner Day

Levon Satamian | January 23rd, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodger third baseman, Justin Turner, will have a special day in LA. January 22nd will be Justin Turner Day.

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The Hall of Fame – Who Got In and Who’s Up for Next Year

John Lepore | January 22nd, 2019

The Scorecrow would like to congratulate the four players who were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame tonight. Although there is always debate on who should be in and who shouldn’t, these four have proven worthy to 75% of the voters and deserve to be celebrated. See you in July at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown gentlemen.

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HOF Case – Gary Sheffield

Joe Reeks | January 21, 2019

Gary Sheffield was a Right-handed power hitter that was known for having one of the quickest bats in the game. This marks his 5th year on the Hall of Fame ballot. Will he get enough love from the Baseball Writers Association of America to get inducted this year? Continue reading

HOF Case: Mariano Rivera

Logan Whaley | January 21st, 2019

Not much can be said about Mariano Rivera that has not been said already. The iconic closer, who pitched 19 seasons for the New York Yankees, finds himself on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. For Rivera, it is clear he will be getting the call. The question remains: How close to a unanimous selection will Rivera be when Cooperstown comes knocking? Continue reading

The Adam Jones Dilemma

Smith Brickner | January 20th, 2019

On February 8th, 2008, the Seattle Mariners pulled the trigger on a deal with the Baltimore Orioles to acquire Erik Bedard, a southpaw who finished 5th in the 2007 Cy Young voting. By all accounts, it was a good move for a Mariners franchise which was looking to end a long playoff drought. The price Seattle paid – pitching prospects Kam Mickolio and Chris Tillman, along with reliever George Sherrill and a young Adam Jones – seemed reasonable. That was 11 years ago. That trade is now considered one of the best in Orioles history, vice-versa for the Mariners.

Credit that to Adam Jones.

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