Gregory Soto

Minor League Report 5/12/17: Gregory Soto and Thomas Pannone are Keeping the Scoreboards Clean

Brandon Magee chronicles the scoreless streaks of Gregory Soto and Thomas Pannone, who have each yet to give up an earned run this season.
Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Brandon Magee compares the first month of baseball through the lens of two very different teams: the Washington Nationals and the Kansas City Royals.

A Tale of Two Offenses

Brandon Magee examines the offenses of the Washington Nationals and Kansas City Royals, two offenses at exact opposite polar extremes.
Greatest Game Ever

Looking Back: The Greatest Game Ever

Dave Archibald chronicles what was in his estimation the greatest game ever, a roller-coaster game between the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals.
Michael Fulmer

Can Michael Fulmer Build on his Excellent Rookie Year

Ian York investiages the pitches of Detroit Tigers starter Michael Fulmer, observing how the Rookie of the Year pitched in 2016.
Justin Verlander

What Led to Justin Verlander’s Resurgence?

Ian York examines Justin Verlander's pitches and results from his 2016 season in which he re-established himself as a premier starting picher.
Michael Jordan

Throwback Thursday: That Time Jordan Tried Baseball

Dave McCullough looks back at when Michael Jordan left the NBA to try his hand at professional baseball and couldn't hack it because baseball is hard.
Willie Hernandez

Throwback Thursday: Willie Hernandez

Justin Gorman takes a look back at the career of Willie Hernandez, whose ordinary career surrounded an extraordinary 1984 season.
Cleveland Indians World Series Championship

Reality Check: Cleveland Indians World Series Championship Wasn’t Possible

Dave McCullough explains why the Cleveland Indians World Series championship dream was destined to fail by events that occurred before the team made the playoffs.
Chicago Cubs Win First World Series

Chicago Cubs Win First World Series in 108 Years

Dave McCullough presents our World Series Game Seven recap in which MLB crowns the Chicago Cubs world champs for the first time in 108 years.  Someone had to win. Baseball – more than any other sport – is about the...

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Pitches and Stuff: The Gyroball

Mike Richmond explores the mythical gyroball to see if it actually exists and, if it does, how it is thrown and what type of break it has.
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Brandon Magee explains why a force play at first was called correctly after the application of instant replay and the rulebook.

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Everything looks easier than it is from afar, and that's especially true in baseball. Our minor league expert, Brandon Magee, learned that this also applied...