Mike Trout Across Junes (Mike Trout is June’s Player of the Month)

Trout in June: 23 G, 102 PA, 30 H, 7 HR, 20 R, 21 RBI, 18 BB, 17 K, .361/.471/.759 So Mike Trout finally wins one of these meaningless honors, and he receives it a month late at that. And while Trout’s July was by his standards underwhelming, his June… Read more“Mike Trout Across Junes (Mike Trout is June’s Player of the Month)”

A Piece of Evidence for the Offensive Supremacy of the Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League inherited its name from an old independent minor league from the 1930s. Joe DiMaggio played some for the now-defunct San Francisco Seals, and remains probably the most famous PCL player of all time. It’s safe to say that the league will never reclaim its former relevance,… Read more“A Piece of Evidence for the Offensive Supremacy of the Pacific Coast League”

Umpire Realizes He is Piece of Advertising

In the late innings of a Friday contest between two Major League Baseball teams, a home plate umpire who shall remain nameless understood in a flash that, as far as television viewers were concerned, his very own head served interchangeably with the “o” on the “Mobile Bank” sign behind him…. Read more“Umpire Realizes He is Piece of Advertising”

2014 AL West Preview

Spring training is almost over and it’s finally time to do season previews. The two west divisions figure to be the best in baseball, with 9 of the 10 teams commonly projected to finish above .500 or right around it. Today, in the AL West Preview, you’ll learn about that… Read more“2014 AL West Preview”