Posts Tagged ‘MLB’

Living in the shadow of New York Yankees’ legend Derek Jeter is no easy task. After Jeter retired at the end of the 2014 season, the Yankees needed to fill a hole that had not been vacant for two decades. That answer was Didi Gregorius. The then-24-year-old, who was ranked 63rd by and 80th […]

The Winter Meetings have now passed and Jack discusses what went down during the most exciting time of Major League Baseball’s offseason. (ontherubber): Play in new window | Download

Jack and Alex discuss Major League Baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement and what it means for the owners, players, and fans. (ontherubber): Play in new window | Download

Back in the 2009 MLB Draft, the Kansas City Royals took Wil Myers in the 3rd round out of Wesleyan Christian Academy, located in High Point, North Carolina. Drafted as a catcher, Myers received a $2 million signing bonus as the 91st pick, higher than all but one pick from #’s 21-100.┬áHe was viewed as […]

Hopes were high for the New York Yankees coming into the 2016 season. After winning 87 games in 2015 and clinching a Wild Card birth, many experts predicted the Yankees to make a postseason push yet again this season. However, in the midst of a 35-36 season, the Yanks sit six games back of the […]

When Freddie Freeman inked an 8-year, $135 million extension with the Atlanta Braves back in early February of 2014, it was officially his time to take over as the “face of the franchise.” After Freeman’s best buddy and first ballot Hall of Famer Chipper Jones retired at the end of the 2012 season, it was […]

Once dubbed the ‘shortstop of the future’ for the Milwaukee Brewers after a breakout campaign in 2013, Jean Segura fell on hard times in 2014 and 2015 – both professionally and personally. The 2013 National League All-Star hit .294 that season, to go along with 12 HR, 49 RBI, 20 2B’s, 10 3B’s, 44 SB, […]

With Opening Day set for the first pitch today – yes I prefer Opening Day to Opening Night or Opening Week – Other League’s two editors have graced you with our certainly wrong predictions for the 2016 MLB season. If you believe our predictions, it doesn’t look like too much is up for grabs, which […]

Paul DePodesta

What exactly is the Chief Strategy Officer in a front office? In the case of the new position created for Paul DePodesta on the Cleveland Browns, it’s as the man in power. I have learned Paul DePodesta leaving #Mets to run the NFL Cleveland Browns as executive VP, answerable only to team owner/pres. — Joel […]