Nationals 

Record tying night for Mad Max

Wednesday night at Nationals Park, starting pitcher Max Scherzer had another game for the MLB record books. He tied the record for strikeouts in a 9-inning start when he struck out 20 batters against his former team, the Detroit Tigers. The only other players in MLB history to strike out 20 batters in a game are Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens... Read More
MLB Orioles 

Five bold American League predictions

The 2016 Major League Baseball is less than a week away. There were many happenings in the offseason where a bunch of money was spent on coveted free agents. Which free agent signings will prove to be the most valuable? Time will tell on that question, but until then, I will give you my five bold predictions for the American... Read More
Nationals 

Christmas comes early in Washington, Nats sign Murphy

After swinging and missing throughout the offseason, the Washington Nationals finally connected by signing former New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy to a three-year deal. Murphy helped lead the Mets to the World Series in 2015 and belted a home run in a record six-straight postseason games. He batted .298 with 14 home runs and 73 RBIs this season.... Read More
Orioles 

Cruz Blast Takes Baltimore, Showalter to the ALCS

  The 2014 Baltimore Orioles did something no other team Buck Showalter’s ever managed in the past, win a playoff series. The Orioles did so in an emphatic fashion, sweeping the Detroit Tigers in the Divisional round of the AL Playoffs. The 2-1 victory puts Baltimore in the ALCS, a place they haven’t been since 1997. The elimination game (for... Read More
MLB 

AL Central Update 8/11-8/18

On Thursday July 31st, the Detroit Tigers roster looked invincible. They had just acquired Tampa Bay’s ace David Price and were easily in control of the American League Central. Experts were pegging them as serious World Series contenders with a pitching staff made of three aces (Price, Max Scherzer, and Justin Verlander) and a batting order fueled by right and... Read More
MLB 

AL Central 6/9-6/15

There is one word to describe the American League Central Division since the end of May: inconsistent. Even the mighty Tigers have been subject to losing streaks and baseball woes. No team has been dominant or excellent throughout the last two weeks, which brings about a very important question: Who will win the AL Central? At this point, the race... Read More
MLB 

AL Central Update 5/19-5/25

As the second month of baseball comes to a close, the American League Central may be the most calming division in baseball. Unlike its NL Central counterpart, the AL Central has not been plagued by injuries or underperformance in May. Instead, it looks almost normal. The Detroit Tigers hold a commanding 5.5 game lead over the second place Kansas City... Read More
MLB 

Looking Back on the 2013 MLB Season

Last Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series to bring the title home to Boston. With that victory, the Major League Baseball season officially went in the books, aside from the awards that will be handed out next week. There were a plethora of storylines throughout the season. Here... Read More
MLB 

Toe to Toe With Justin Verlander

The 2013 Major League Baseball postseason has been filled with great pitching performances. In the first 26 games of the postseason, there have been seven shutouts, including four 1-0 games. Two of those 1-0 games have happened in the American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers. The latest 1-0 game came in Game Three. The... Read More
MLB 

Tigers vs Athletics ALDS Preview

For the second consecutive season, the American League West and Central division champs will go head-to-head in the American League Division Series. The Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers will do battle for a chance to play for the American League pennant. The A’s won the season series 4-3 including taking three of four in Detroit. The teams were evenly matched... Read More
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