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Injuries Plague Franchise Faces in 2017

Tweet Injuries are commonplace throughout sports, and it is unfortunate when any player is forced to miss time because he is hurt. While some players have bigger shoes to fill than others, the 2017 season has seen its share of franchise faces spending prolonged time on the disabled list. The most recent big name to […]

What if Courtesy Runners Were Allowed in MLB?

Tweet Courtesy runners are used at many levels in baseball, from travel and high school ball to adult and senior leagues. The places where courtesy runners are not allowed are the collegiate and professional levels. Major League Baseball is the one place where courtesy runners would seem to make sense to help prolong the careers […]

Players Policed by Other Players

Tweet Yasiel Puig is among a handful of players who are constantly being policed for his on-the-field antics. Whether celebrating a home run or taking out anger over a strikeout, players are not shy about showing emotion during the game. The supposed problem comes when a player on the opposing team gets offended. This is […]

Interpreters for Baseball Players

Tweet Interpreters in baseball have been a recent trending topic among TV reporters and analysts. Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy took issue with an interpreter being needed for New York Yankees’ pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. He does not think interpreters should be allowed to accompany coaches on mound visits and that the players need to […]

Triple Crown Candidates in Early 2017

Tweet The Triple Crown is an elusive award that has only been won once in the past 50 years. Miguel Cabrera led the American League in home runs, RBI, and batting average back in 2012. While there are no clear-cut heavy favorites to achieve the feat this season, there are a few players who find […]