On the first of June, the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Dodgers stood atop their respective leagues. Both were rolling. Both had comfortable division leads. Now, on July 1st, a team has overtaken the Minnesota Twins for best in the American League. Thankfully for our @jball0202 and my friend @Audra_Martin, the Twins still hold an eight-game lead in the American League Central. So, it certainly wasn’t the Twins fault they don’t hold the best record in the American League. This new team has just been on fire. Let’s break down who the best teams are on July 1st. Continue reading →
I am aware that I included May 27th last week, but I missed a couple of stellar plays. I also needed to include it so that this would cover a calendar week. Don’t worry, we have plenty of great plays from this week. Above the video of each play, you’ll see something saying “total appearances” and then a number. This signifies the amount of time that the player in the spotlight has made my list.
Happy Memorial day to everyone! As we honor and celebrate the lives of those who have died while serving, we take a look at a great day in store for baseball. Here are some GPP plays for you to help set your lineups and get back to celebrating with your family.
Mike Trout – Remember that time the Angels signed him to $426 million contract? They got a good value for that. Trout used the Rangers’ pitching staff as a launching pad crushing five home runs in four games. Oh, in 26 plates appearances the last seven game, he only struck out twice and walked eight times, that’s a 4.00 walk to strikeout ratio. He also led the league in OBP (.654), SLG (1.375), and OPS (2.029), to name a few. Continue reading →
Selecting starting pitching may be easier to pinpoint for today’s’ slate, for at least your number one anyway. Only a handful of options to choose from so we can open up the wallet for some bats. Without further adieu, let’s go Around the Horn!*note*this write up is for the all-day slate of games which begins at 1:05 eastern.Continue reading →
The New York Yankees announced they signed SP Luis Severino to a four-year $40 million extension, with a fifth-year team option. This move has set a positive precedent for the Yankees going forward into the 2019 season. Continue reading →