World Series Preview: Baseball’s best Dodgers-Rays set to square-off

by Hannah Begay | The Fall Classic has arrived. Set to begin on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fight to the finish and to be crowned World Series champions. Each battled it out in their respective championship series resulting in the two best teams in baseball … Continue reading World Series Preview: Baseball’s best Dodgers-Rays set to square-off

MLB Awards Predictions

by Hannah Begay | Well, we’ve made it. The end of the regular season has commenced, and the playoffs have begun. 16 spots have been claimed by baseballs best teams all in hopes of becoming World Series Champions. We’ve seen tragedies and triumphs as teams have battled each other throughout this unprecedented season. Let’s take … Continue reading MLB Awards Predictions

Too Little Too Late? MLB announces playoff bubbles

by Hannah Begay | By some miracle Major League Baseball has almost made it to the playoffs. After numerous COVID-19 scares where baseball was sure to end, they persevered and made it. Now for the playoffs, MLB is doing a bubble similar to what has been seen in the NBA. The NBA bubble, as we … Continue reading Too Little Too Late? MLB announces playoff bubbles

Roberto Clemente: Celebrating a legacy

by Hannah Begay | Each year MLB celebrates the life and legacy of Roberto Clemente, the first Puerto Rican-born player to ever play in the major leagues. For the first time, Puerto Rican-born players will be able to wear number 21 in honor of Clemente. On September 9, the Pittsburgh Pirates players and coaches wore … Continue reading Roberto Clemente: Celebrating a legacy

Bigger than Baseball: Your Guide to What-if, No-Way and Just Stop

by Hannah Begay | There comes a time where some things happen that are just bigger than baseball; some of these moments are too important not to emphasize. In the past week alone, 11 games have been canceled as MLB players around the league stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement after … Continue reading Bigger than Baseball: Your Guide to What-if, No-Way and Just Stop

Breaking Down the New MLB Playoff Format

by Hannah Begay | As we know, the regular MLB season has been shortened to a mere 60 games. The playoffs will now feature more games. Commissioner Rob Manfred introduced the new playoff scheme agreed upon by the players and owners. The playoff season will feature 16 teams allowing for an additional six teams this … Continue reading Breaking Down the New MLB Playoff Format

Why Fernando Tatis Jr. is Exactly What Baseball Needs

by Hannah Begay | Remember in Little League when there was always that one player everyone went “wow he/she is really good”? That was my first reaction to Fernando Tatis Jr; that guy can play. As the starting shortstop for the Padres, Tatis Jr. can single handedly end the Padres playoff drought. Last year he … Continue reading Why Fernando Tatis Jr. is Exactly What Baseball Needs

MLB’s Must-Watch Team: The Trash Can Bros…I Mean Astros

by Hannah Begay | Boy oh boy this season has been a rough one for the Astros and we’re only 20 games in. I feel a tiny bit bad for them, but mostly I just don’t care. The Astros cheating scandal rocked the MLB in the offseason revealing numerous schemes that occurred. Yet with much … Continue reading MLB’s Must-Watch Team: The Trash Can Bros…I Mean Astros

Why the Cy Young Award is More Important Now than Ever

by Hannah Begay | From Whitey Ford, Sandy Koufax and Tom Seaver to Jacob deGrom, Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, the Cy Young Award has topped baseball's biggest names. The award was named after Cy Young who played from 1890-1911. During that time, he was the toughest pitcher for teams to face. He threw the … Continue reading Why the Cy Young Award is More Important Now than Ever

The Year of the Reliever

by Hannah Begay | Relievers have been the champions on every team. They secure World Series victories like Mariano Rivera and the magic cutter while also providing the team with sure-fire outs like Craig Kimbrel did with the Red Sox. Now more than ever their jobs are crucial. During this wildly unprecedented season, starting pitchers … Continue reading The Year of the Reliever