Posts From Jordan Leandre

Hall of Fame Case: Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira has one of the least talked about careers of anyone on the 2022 Hall of Fame ballot. However, that doesn’t make him any less intriguing of a case for induction.

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Hall of Fame Case: Joe Nathan

Joe Nathan is one of baseball’s more underrated relievers of the century, despite being a dominant reliever most of his career. This is year one for him on the Hall of Fame ballot. Through a little over 135 ballots known, he still needs 16 more votes to stay on for a second season.

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Hall of Fame Case: Tim Lincecum

It was a tale of two careers for longtime Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum. The first half saw Cy Young Awards and All-Star Games; the second saw injuries and a loss of velocity.

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Hall of Fame Case: Carl Crawford

Carl Crawford makes his first and likely only appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot this season. His case for induction is interesting, albeit not the strongest.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies had a year of disappointment in 2021 for fans, players, and the front office. Longtime Rockies All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado was dealt to St. Louis.

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MLB Offseason Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals’ “Cinderella” run to the playoffs came to a screeching halt on one swing from Dodgers’ utility man Chris Taylor. However, there is plenty to be excited about regarding the future for St. Louis.

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Mets Bolster Offense with a Trio of Moves

On Friday, the New York Mets signed utility infielder Eduardo Escobar, and outfielders Mark Canha and Starling Marte in the span of a few hours. The former two signed two-year contracts, while Marte inked a four-year deal coming off one of the best seasons of his career.

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MLB Awards for Non-Qualifiers

MLB awards are part of the wonders of baseball discourse. For some, it’s a simple decision, for others, there’s a large process into what makes someone the best or most valuable in their field.

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Texas Rangers Season Recap

Once a team vying a World Series title every year, the Rangers have been stuck teetering between trying to compete and embracing a rebuild. This year was a step in the right direction despite winning just 60 games and missing the playoffs.

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Washington Nationals All-Time 26-Man Roster

Like their ‘next-door neighbor,’ the Washington Nationals are a franchise attached to another city. Formerly the Montreal Expos, this franchise has had some great players yet mediocre results on the field. Who makes their All-Time Roster?

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