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 →
A legend died today. Melvin Leon Stottlemyre was a baseball icon for New York baseball. He lived most of his life for the pitchers that threw in the Bronx and Queens. Today we say goodbye to Mel after his long fight with cancer.
According to reports from Jeff Passan the New York Mets and Jed Lowrie came to an agreement yesterday on a 2yr $20 million deal. Lowrie is a 10-yr vet and has spent the last spent the last 3 seasons with the Oakland Athletics.
Winter Meetings are over and the 2019 season is right around the corner. There are still a lot of moves that still need to happen before we really know what teams are what. Machado and Harper remained unsigned. Just for reference, I predicted that Harper would be a Phillie, and Machado would be a Yankee. Continue reading →
In the ongoing series focusing on MLB Hall of Fame candidates this year, let’s focus on Jeff Kent. He was one of the best hitting second basemen ever. So what has kept him from getting close to induction?
This is the first installment of an ongoing series where we will look at the candidates for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. Billy Wagner was a dominant closer and this will be his fourth year on the ballot. Can he garner enough support for induction?