Ichiro Suzuki AB 2010

MLB Awards: Opening Week

April 9, 2018 Sam Cox 0

It has been great to have baseball back on our screens. There has already been a plethora of storylines, and each week we will highlight some of the top performances from defensive magic to genius pitching.

The first few days … Read more

Noah Syndergaard throws live BP

Opening Day: All the Aces on the table

March 28, 2018 Sam Cox 0
Baseball is back. The elongated offseason meant it sort of never went away, but that was okay. Then the never-ending Spring Training made it seem like Opening Day was just a mirage amidst the split-squad games and minor league invitations.
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Five players to pursue on MLB The Show 18

March 21, 2018 Sam Cox 0

MLB The Show is as good as any sports video game on the market at the moment. San Diego Studios prioritise substance over style unlike many of their competitors and continue to bring significant improvements to each edition of the … Read more

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MLB on its way to London

March 20, 2018 Sam Cox 0
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are close to agreeing to a two-game, regular season series in London. The games will be played at the end of June at the London Stadium.

Dodgers more dependent on Kershaw for success than ever

March 19, 2018 Sam Cox 0
Clayton Kershaw will start on Opening Day for the eighth straight year. He will become the first Dodger to notch that mark, surpassing Don Drysdale and Don Sutton. There is only one active streak longer than Kershaw’s, which belongs to the Mariners’ ace, Felix Hernandez.
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Why are clubs reassigning their prospects?

March 14, 2018 Sam Cox 2
Spring Training is ramping up. Major league starting pitchers have edged their pitch counts higher, with aces now going five innings into games, just as Max Scherzer and Madison Bumgarner did on Tuesday.

Raptors and Blazers extend winning streaks

March 12, 2018 Sam Cox 0
Toronto, Boston and Houston all secured playoff places last week. There was more tussling for seeding position in both the East and West with only 3.5 games separating Portland in third from the Jazz in 10th.