Posts From Carter LaCorte

Tom Wilson Verdict Shines a Light on NHL Inconsistencies

On Monday night, Capitals forward Tom Wilson punched Rangers player Pavel Buchnevich while he was in a defenseless position. Wilson then proceeded to slam Buchnevich’s protector, Artemi Panarin, which caused Panarin to miss the rest of the game, and most likely the remainder of the 2020-21 season.

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Sunday Shenanigans 5: The Worst Call At First In 11 Years?

There have been a ton of absolutely awful calls by Major League umpires. Luckily, this has mostly been erased by the replay rule, as whenever an umpire messes up, the affected team can usually choose to review the play to change the outcome.

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American League East Monthly Recap

Entering this season, the American League East division had a pretty clear hierarchy. Through the first month of the year, that seems to have been flipped on itself.

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A Surprise Marlins Rookie is Lighting Up the League

In their wins against Jacob deGrom and Corbin Burnes, the Marlins allowed a combined zero runs. Who was their starting pitcher in those two games? It was Trevor Rogers. For those who were previously unaware of Rogers, it may be time that to start paying attention to this 23-year-old.

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Sunday Shenanigans 4: Double Fours for Ep. 4

Tyler Glasnow’s fifth start, coming against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, would be his worst of the season. And there would be no shortage of shenanigans.

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Breaking Down the Mariners’ Electric Start to 2021

The Seattle Mariners currently sit in second place in the AL West, trailing white-hot the Oakland Athletics by one game with a 12-8 record. This is a team that went 27-33 last year and infamously has not made the playoffs since 2001.

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Patrick Marleau Set to Rewrite the History Books

On April 19th, 2021, San Jose’s Patrick Marleau will set an NHL record. The Sharks’ game against the Vegas Golden Knights will be the 1,768th of his career. If that seems like a lot, that’s because it is.

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Sunday Shenanigans 3: New York, The City That’s Never Pleased

No one has ever mistaken sports fans to be a calm bunch, especially those of big-market teams. However, on April 16, some New York Yankees fans got hostile over the team’s performance and took things to a new level.

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Jay Bruce Retires After 14 Seasons

Before the Yankees’ Sunday game against the Tampa Bay Rays, veteran first baseman Jay Bruce announced his retirement following the game.

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Carlos Rodon’s Dominance vs. Cleveland

The first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history was thrown by Joe Musgrove and on April 14th, Chicago’s Carlos Rodon added to the season total of no-nos. Healthy and a part of Chicago’s rotation again, Rodon was ready for business. And thus far, he has shown exactly that.

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