Things to Know About the Cardinals Hacking Scandal

It’s been a great year for controversy. While it seemed like the biggest sports-related controversies we might hear about for a while were to be the controversies sweeping the NFL offseason, we now have a new story in the form of the Cardinals hacking scandal. In case you haven’t heard (it’s fairly recent news), the […]

MLB Rookies Looking Good This Season

Back in January, MLB.com published a list of MLB rookies they thought could vie for the title of Rookie of the Year this season. This list was naturally a little bit preemptive, having been published well before the start of the regular season. And while we’re only a couple of months in right now, we […]

Most Notable MLB Managers This Season

NOTE: This article makes reference to current season standings in the MLB. Please note the date on which the article was written, as rankings are subject to change throughout the season. When writing about sports, it can be easy to focus on the athletes. For evidence of this, simply look at every recent article on […]

Sports Betting for Beginners – Baseball

Making casual bets with friends is one thing, but real sports betting can get very confusing very quickly for those who have never done it before. Websites offering odds and statistics will throw numbers at you left and right, and their meanings are generally far from intuitive. Anyone who wishes to get the most bang […]

MLB’s Most Valuable Teams

Forbes recently put out an article where they discussed the monetary value of Major League Baseball, which was estimated to be around $36 billion in total. The average monetary worth of each individual team is estimated to be around $1.2 billion. To arrive at these figures, Forbes had to look at a massive amount of […]

2015 National League Preview

As we continue to watch for where two of the largest free agent pieces will fall into place in Max Scherzer and James Shields we will look at what expectations we should have with only two months from pitchers and catchers reporting for most clubs. Can the Dodgers start to dominate the National League and […]

2015 American League Preview

  As we continue to watch for where two of the largest free agent pieces will fall into place in Max Scherzer and James Shields we will look at what expectations we should have with only two months from pitchers and catchers reporting for most clubs. After an incredible 2014 we march into 2015 with […]

Why “MoneyBall” and Video Games are Ruining Baseball

Moneyball is a phrase that spun into existence because Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics use analytics to turn baseball on it’s head.  See through the use of that awful thing called math you could use averages, on base percentage and any number of other things to produce wins simply by a player producing based on […]

Falling Short of Destiny

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, lovable losers make an improbable run to the World Series. After ending a 29 year playoff drought they find themselves in a 1 game play off.  They enter the 8th inning down 3 runs to their arch-nemesis known as “expletive” Lester in Kansas City. Then the improbable happens, the Royals […]