Is the New “Cardinal Way” a Series of Bad Fundamentals and Dysfunction?

When I was growing up, the St. Louis Cardinals were an organization which prided itself in fundamentals, defense, team effort, and winning. You never heard a peep of dysfunction from the organization, and most importantly, they won. A lot. "The Cardinal Way" was the gold...

My Home Run Derby Wishlist

Yesterday, I wrote about how the Home Run Derby should be a fun event full of showing off character, rather than boring players who happen to hit the ball out of the park often. I also promised that I'd give my wishlist for the...

It’s Time to Change Up the Home Run Derby

We are a little over two weeks away from the MLB's annual mid-summer classic, where old stars such as Matt Kemp and Nick Markakis will be competing with some of 2018's breakout stars like Matt Kemp and Nick Markakis. While the all-star game in...

National League: Favorites Within a Few Games of Upstart Young Teams

Heading into the second series in as many weeks between the two defending NL champions, the National League playoff picture is juicy. The 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs travel to Los Angeles to face the 2017 NLCS-winning Dodgers from Monday to Thursday. The...

The Relief Pitcher Trade Market

The Nationals, last night, got the ball rolling on MLB trade season when they dealt three prospects for Royals' reliever Kelvin Herrera. While this deadline isn't set up to be as exciting as some in years past, the relief pitcher market is the one...

The Weird and Wonderful World of Juan Soto

How do you top hitting a home run in your first career MLB start? Nationals outfielder Juan Soto may have managed to do just that on Monday.

The MLB Has a Major Enemy: The MLB.

No organization is without its flaws. The NBA has a boring, predictable product. The NFL can't keep its foot out of its own mouth. The NHL and MLS have a major problem appealing to Americans. The MLB doesn't have these problems per say, but they...

Who Will Win The Cy Young Award?

As we near the halfway point of the season Ben Rolfe takes a look at who are the NL and AL Cy Young front runners. Can one of the big guns win it? Could we see one of the younger generation sneak in? Or will we see a surprise winner?

Three Blockbuster Trades that Need to Happen

It's never too early to start hypothesizing about my favorite time of year, MLB Trade Season. While it's too early to start recognizing some of the teams that could be sellers by the end of July, there are some trades which already make too...

Giants select Joey Bart, C, Georgia Tech

With the second overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants have selected Joey Bart, a catcher from Georgia Tech. Bart's a mile ahead of every other catcher in the MLB draft. Outside of his foot speed, there isn't a major negative...

Tigers select Casey Mize, RHP, Auburn

With the 1st overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, the Detroit Tigers have selected Casey Mize, a right-handed pitcher out of the University of Auburn. Mize is rather unanimously considered the best pitcher in this draft class, having three lights-out pitches he uses with...

Boston’s Other MVP Candidate

Mookie Betts is having a brilliant year so far. He leads the league in batting average, slugging percentage, and OPS while playing at a Gold-Glove level in right field. His WAR is second only to the greatest player of our generation in Mike Trout....

Kansas City Royals: Fire Sale Is On

In a piece he wrote on FanRag Sports, Jon Heyman confirmed what we already knew. The Kansas City Royals will partake in a fire sale come July, if not sooner. A Royals sale would mean players such as Danny Duffy, Ian Kennedy, Lucas Duda, Mike...

Full First Round Mock

We are T-minus seven days until the MLB draft kicks off and as the days get closer the more draft happy I get. So why not put out another mock. Here I have gone through all 30 1st round picks with the majority of...

National League Playoff Picture

With almost two months of the season completed Ben Rolfe looks at the playoff picture in the National League. With 12 teams still in the mix who are the teams that can sustain a full season and push for the playoffs?

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National League Midway Report

With the All-Star break nearly completed Ben Rolfe takes a look at the midway playoff contenders in the National League and gives his predictions

NFL Free Agency News

Junior Galette Back to Washington? Maybe So

Return of the Junior Pass Rusher? With Redskins training camp opening in just over two weeks, their 90-man roster is pretty set. Or is it? As much...
Rookie Outlook: Expectations for Jets' Dimitri Flowers

Rookie Outlook: Expectations for Jets’ Dimitri Flowers

It is without saying that the New York Jets had an above average offseason. They landed their potential future franchise quarterback in the draft...

Familiar face in New York lands Jets Trumaine Johnson

Spending the bulk of his young NFL career in St. Louis, then Los Angeles, it may come as a surprise that Trumaine Johnson sought...

Falcons Sign Veteran Safety Ron Parker

The Atlanta Falcons have put pen to paper on the signing of veteran safety Ron Parker. Nigel Christianson takes a look at what signing means for the Falcons
2019 Free Agents That The Jets Should Have On Their Radar

2019 Free Agents That The Jets Should Have On Their Radar

The Jets stuck to their word and were busy in free agency this offseason. The team coughed up $187 million in contracts, with $81...