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Too Much Pod Tar Podcast: This Day In Baseball History – April 8: Hank Does It, Futility, and the Old Man and the Shea

Alex Kielar  | April 8th, 2020 Another episode of Today in Baseball History. I’m joined again by Johnnie Black and we talk about Hank Aaron‘s historic feat, the ultimate 0-fer, and when a pitcher wins at a stadium that’s younger than he is. Continue reading

MLB’s Best Pitching Rotations of the Past Decade (Part Two)

Joel Dorcas | April 8th, 2022

Hopefully, everyone is enjoying these top-10 pieces. We are trying our best to provide content while we wait for play to resume. Let’s explore the best of the best as we count down to numero uno. These explorations are always up for debate, let us know your favorite starting five of the last 10 years! Continue reading

Philadelphia Phillies 2020 Season Preview

John Lepore | April 8th, 2020

The Philadelphia Phillies finished exactly .500 last season. With J.T. Realmuto and Bryce Harper heading into 2019, the Phillies had high hopes for a playoff berth. While both players performed well (top 2 on the team in bWAR), the Phillies squad had other problems.

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Too Much Pod Tar Podcast: This Day In Baseball History – April 7: Chronicles of Baseball: The Tiger, the Prince, and the Closer

Alex Kielar  | April 7th, 2020 

I am back again for another solo episode as I look back on today in baseball history including Jack Morris throwing a no-hitter, Prince Fielder matching his father Cecil’s career home run mark, and the closer role becoming official with the very first save in history by Bill Singer.

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MLB’s Best Pitching Rotations of the Past Decade (Part One)

Joel Dorcas | April 7th, 2020

This quarantine has turned into compiling lists of best and worst for me as we have no present-day gameplay to write about. My focus has been on the NHL lately, let’s change gears and take a crack at baseball. One of my favorite things about the sport is the construction of rotations and batting orders/ lineups. First up will be Starting Rotations. (Feel free to comment with your favorites/ ones that should be on the list).We will break it up into two parts. Continue reading

Too Much Pod Tar Podcast: This Day In Baseball History – April 6: DH, Cycles, and Records

Alex Kielar  | April 6th, 2020 

I am back again solo to bring you everything that happened today in baseball history, as there were several records tied and broken, including Trevor Story being the first player to hit a homer in each of his first three major league games and Jack Morris making his 14th straight Opening Day start. Continue reading

Red Sox 2020 Preview

Jamie Gatlin | April 6th, 2020

Although the MLB season is currently on hold when and if play resumes, the Boston Red Sox roster will look very different than just a year ago. This offseason, the Red Sox dealt franchise star Mookie Beets in a blockbuster deal with the Dodgers. They also lost fan-favorite Brock Holt in free agency and will be without the services of Chris Sale due to Tommy John Surgery. They will have a new manager in Ron Roenicke after Alex Cora stepped down due to his role in the Astros sign-stealing scandal. While the Red Sox are full of new faces they will be looking to return to the postseason when baseball resumes. Continue reading