August 11th, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the first day of the 1994 MLB Players strike, infamous for canceling the remainder of the season and the 1994 World Series. Ever since there have been debates over how the 1994 MLB Season would have played out without the strike. At the time of the strike, the standings were as follows: AL East W L Home … Continue reading The 1994 MLB Players Strike: How the Season Would Have Played Out Without It.
The Tampa Bay Rays are in a crisis. Their stadium is terrible for baseball and their attendance figures are consistently some of the worst in the Majors. It has gotten so bad for them that the Rays are considering playing half their home games in Montreal in future seasons. Yes; you read that correctly. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, located over 1500 miles north of Tampa. How … Continue reading Tampa Bay? Montreal? Charlotte? The State of the Rays
The day was July 9, 2019 – the first pitch of the 2019 All Star Game was just a few hours away. In a radio interview with Mike Trivissono on “The Mike Trivissono Show” on WTAM 1100 AM Cleveland, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred talked about the possibility of baseball realignment. Triv: “Have you yourself given any consideration to realigning? Could you imagine Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, … Continue reading MLB Realignment: What would it look like?
As the 2019 MLB season enters its second half, so does my review of every team. Continuing with the NL East Atlanta Braves: 51-36 Before the season started, a lot of people had them finishing 3rd or 4th in the division and missing the playoffs. Instead, the Braves find themselves on top of the division, thanks to a balanced hitting attack and the best bullpen … Continue reading A Short Assessment of the First Half of the 2019 MLB Season: National League Edition
Surprise! The 2019 baseball season has already reached its halfway point, and it’s time for every team’s midseason review. Starting with all teams in the AL East New York Yankees: 54-28 Despite being infected with injuries to nearly all their stars at various points in the year, the Yankees stand tall, leading the Majors with 476 runs scored. If they can improve their defense – … Continue reading A Short Assessment of the First Half of the 2019 MLB Season: American League Edition