Tag "Craig Kimbrel"

Porch: MLB Needs to Fire Rob Manfred

MLB’s commissioner since 2015, Rob Manfred has been heavily scrutinized in recent week due to his changes to the game and missteps in handling Houston’s sign-stealing scandal.

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Chicago Cubs 2019 Season Recap

In the middle of July, things seemed great on the North Side. The Cubs were leading the division by multiple games and it seemed as if the Cubs were going to cruise to a division title… until the bottom fell out and the Cardinals ended up division champs. Joe Maddon jumped ship and the North Side is now asking the question, “How do we get back to 2016?”

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Leandre: The Red Sox Bullpen Has a Good Foundation

All year long, the biggest scapegoat for the Boston Red Sox struggles was their seemingly closer-less bullpen. In their first season without Craig Kimbrel since 2015, Boston’s bullpen mirrored that of their starting lineup in their first year sans David

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MLB All-Decade Team: 2010s

The 2019 MLB season is now in its stretch run, closing out the final year of this decade. So I thought it would be fun to put together a team of the best players by position for the 2010s All-Decade Team. A couple picks are definitely no-brainers, with others being tougher to come to a decision. Without further ado, here we go. Let the arguments commence.

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The Chicago Cubs’ August Survival Guide

The trade deadline has come and gone. The National League Central remains highly contested. The Cubs bullpen, per some fans, seems to be in disarray. However, with all that being said, the Chicago Cubs are in first place in the division. Wrigley Field has been the friendly confines that it advertises to be… for the Cubs. The road hasn’t. Just a few days into August, here are three things the Cubs should do to stay in the race for the division title. Cubs fans, here’s your survival guide to the month of August. And no, watching the Bears isn’t on this list. Sorry, coach Ditka.

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State of Baseball: Free Agency

One of the issues baseball players have begun to discuss openly over the last couple of offseasons has been free agency. Several players have expressed the frustration with the lack of compensation some players have received over the previous couple of off-seasons.

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Week 13 MLB Power Rankings

1. New York Yankees 

The Yankees went to London and promptly kicked ass. They scored 29 runs over the pond. The Yankees are red-hot and with a healthy (sort of) team, we can only watch as they get hotter.

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Week 12 MLB Power Rankings

Previous Rankings:

Week eight | Week Nine | Week 10| Week 11|

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Week 11 MLB Power Rankings

We once again have a change at the top spot for this weeks power rankings. You can find my week 10 power rankings in the link below.

Week 10 Rankings

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Week 10 MLB Power Rankings

Week 10 is here, and we finally have a shake-up in the top three. Some teams are starting to get gain back momentum. Some teams, are losing momentum. You can find my week nine power rankings below.

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