Tag Archives: Yasiel Puig

Into the 80s with Tom Greene- A Possible Wild Card Matchup

Tom Greene | September 6th, 2019

The end of the baseball season is getting closer. As temperatures begin to drop, the heat begins to rise on the teams that haven’t yet joined the 80-win club. After a few days away to take care of employment situations, I return to bring you two more teams that have joined our club. The Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians have been battling all season to reach a postseason berth. Now that they’ve reached 80 wins, they both feel they’re almost there. And, they’re telling the rest of the 80s club, (indirectly) “Shut your halfwit pie-holes! We’re trying to make the playoffs!”

OK, that SpongeBob reference may not have been the 80s, but we’re breaking down a team that didn’t even exist in the 80s but have some pretty awesome  “Throwbackuniforms. The Rays help the sunrise on this edition of, “Backtrax MLB!” Continue reading

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MLB DFS: Core Lineup Plays for August 25, 2019

Joey Ricotta  | Aug 25th, 2019

Welcome in. Hopefully, you were able to make some cash last night. We successfully called the Mike Brosseau and Max Kepler home runs, and we had a shot at going three for three, but unfortunately, Jose Ramirez exited early due to injury. Nonetheless, let’s get right back to it. Here are some core lineup plays for today. Continue reading

Post Trade Deadline Power Rankings

Daniel Corrigan |August 5th, 2019

Barring any late-season injuries, the final rosters are set after the trade deadline has passed. A familiar face in the AL has soared right to the top and a surprise team is slowly making its way into the top 10. Here are the new rankings.

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Trade Deadline Spotlight: Yasiel Puig

Daniel Corrigan | July 29th, 2019

 

It’s safe to say the blockbuster offseason trade for the Reds has not worked out. Matt Kemp is gone, Yasiel Puig is likely to be traded, Kyle Farmer has not produced, and Alex Wood just got onto the field this year. Continue reading

Yasiel Puig Has Turned Into A Supernova

Antonio Losada| July 8th, 2019

I would be lying to you if I say I don’t love Yasiel Puig. I do. I’ve love Puig since he entered the league all the way back to 2013 (time flies!)

Old-timers hate Puig, though. His antics. His demeanor. His non-existent respect for the game. Whatever. Puig is a major leaguer (and has been for six and a half years now) for a reason. He knows baseball. And lately, more than ever, he’s been on a tear.

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The Indians are In a Slump and They Need to Figure It Out Fast

Daniel Corrigan | May 9th, 2019

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Coming into the season, we knew that the Indians offense was going to be a problem. Lucky for the Indians, their starting pitching is among the best in the league. The Indians always struggle to start the season. For whatever reason, they always start off very slow.

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Cincinnati Reds: A Great American Struggle

Chad Davis | May 5th, 2019

The Reds are a very temperamental team from year to year when we look at the league as a whole. Some years, the Reds at this point in the season are playing astonishingly well, and at other times, the Reds perform somewhere close to the bottom of the NL. The Reds attempted to right the ship this offseason however. The Reds gained significant amounts of ground by acquiring two outfielders, Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp, and two new starting pitchers, Alex Wood and Sonny Gray. Yet, these additions have failed to make a substantial impact. Matt Kemp has already been waived by the club and Wood has yet to throw a pitch. Sonny Gray has been the only valuable addition as Puig struggles through a slump that is detailed by fellow writer, Kody Clawson, here.

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