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Interpreters for Baseball Players

Interpreters in Baseball The Baseball Journal

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 … [Continue reading]

Triple Crown: Baseball Terminology

Triple Crown Miguel Cabrera The Baseball Journal

The Triple Crown is an award given to a player who leads the league in three offensive categories: batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. Miguel Cabrera was the last player to win a Triple Crown back in 2012 with the Detroit Tigers. Prior to … [Continue reading]

Triple Crown Candidates in Early 2017

Triple Crown Ryan Zimmerman Aaron Judge

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 … [Continue reading]

4A Player: Baseball Terminology

4A Player: Baseball Terminology

A 4A baseball player is someone who is good enough to play well in Triple-A but isn’t good enough to succeed in the Majors. Guys who are called up and optioned down frequently might think of themselves as 4A players because they aren’t the ones who … [Continue reading]

Molina: An Unlikely Baseball Dynasty

Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty Baseball Books

Bengie Molina is the oldest of three brothers: himself, Jose, and Yadier. Depending how big of a baseball follower you are, it might be common sense that they are all current or former big league catchers. Bengie took it upon himself to construct a … [Continue reading]