We continue our series looking back in time on each day in baseball history. Without new baseball, we will look back in history until the season finally does start. I had Nick Jehamy on again for this episode, as we talked about when the Los Angeles Dodgers were sold to Magic Johnson and all the way back when and how the Chicago Cubs got their name.
Sigh, today would have been Opening Day and yet we don’t have baseball. To help make up for that, we have our first episode in the “This Day in Baseball History” series where we will look back on the biggest moments throughout the years on each day. Continue reading →
The reigning National League Central Champions will try to win back-to-back divisions since the 2014-15 seasons. There have not been many turnovers going into this season; the biggest change is losing outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who had 52 home runs and 177 RBI in his two seasons with St. Louis. Continue reading →
The A’s had a great season in 2019, going 97-65, but because of the Astros winning over 100 games they had to play the Rays in the Wild Card game. They wound up losing that game 5-1 to the Rays and look to avoid that game this year by winning the AL West. Continue reading →
2019 was mostly a season to forget for the Kansas City Royals, going 59-103. The season started on a sour note, seeing star catcher Salvador Perez lost for the year to Tommy John surgery after damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm was discovered. Also, longtime manager Ned Yost, the manager who took the Royals to two straight World Series appearances, retired at the end of the season. Continue reading →
After making the playoffs in 2017 and 2018, it was thought the Colorado Rockies would contend in the National League West, or at least find themselves in the playoffs, none of that would be the case. Colorado instead was not a factor at all in 2019, finishing fourth in the NL West with a 71-91 record. Continue reading →
Let’s head down South to Miami next to preview the Marlins season. The rebuild is underway as part-owner Derek Jeter tries to return them to the playoffs. The fish obviously won’t be able to compete in a stacked NL East, but they have some young promise. First, we’ll look back at the 2019 season and then look ahead to this season. Continue reading →