The Francisco Lindor Trade Shows The Shifting Of Power in The MLB

On January 7, 2021, baseball’s best SS was traded to the Mets in a deal that shocked the baseball world. Also included in the trade was SP Carlos Carrasco. The duo was dealt to the Mets in exchange for prospects Isaiah Greene and Josh Wolf, as well as Andres Gimenez and Amed Rosario. I’m notContinue reading “The Francisco Lindor Trade Shows The Shifting Of Power in The MLB”

Pete Rose Belongs In The Hall Of Fame | Opinion

The baseball Hall of Fame should include the greatest players of all time. And while he does have some controversy surrounding his name, Pete Rose was so great at this game that it shouldn’t matter. It’s too late to elect him truthfully into the HOF. He failed miserably trying to get into the HOF; thatContinue reading “Pete Rose Belongs In The Hall Of Fame | Opinion”

The Tropical Baseball League: Baseball Reimagined

Imagine this: baseball in paradise. Palm trees everywhere. $9.99 tickets. Free food (only the highest quality food, of course). The greatest jerseys imaginable. Would you like a league like that? Take out the hotel charges and the plane ticket. Would you like a league like the Tropical League? For about a month now, in OOTPContinue reading “The Tropical Baseball League: Baseball Reimagined”

Is this the beginning of the end for the Astros?

The 2020 Astros might have been one of the most hated teams in sports history. This is well justified; they cheated to win a World Series. However, the Astros have bigger problems after the 2020 season. They finished with a losing record at 29-31, and even though they made a deep playoff run, we haveContinue reading “Is this the beginning of the end for the Astros?”

Mark Buehrle Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

Mark Buehrle is most famous for one thing in his career: his perfect game. Yes, on July 23, 2009 he tossed a perfect game to the Tampa Bay Rays. You also might know him from this Foolish Baseball video. Yes, he was baseball’s speed runner. However, I believe that Buehrle deserves more than just aContinue reading “Mark Buehrle Belongs In The Hall Of Fame”

Whit Merrifield Is Seriously Underrated

Whit Merrifield is underrated. He plays on a bad team, and not many people know about him. He had an unlucky year on defense, he’s super fast, and his hitting is above average. Continue reading to find out exactly what makes Whit Merrifield so underrated. Merrifield only made his MLB debut in 2016 at ageContinue reading “Whit Merrifield Is Seriously Underrated”

Simple Ideas To Get Baseball More Popular

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, baseball isn’t as popular as other sports. It’s a tough reality, but it is the truth. More and more people are starting to like the action packed football, basketball, and hockey. There are some things that baseball can do, and that’s why today I will beContinue reading “Simple Ideas To Get Baseball More Popular”

Each Position’s Primary Focus

Each position will have rankings on focus in power, arm, speed, fielding, and hitting. C: Fielding Arm Hitting Power Speed 1B: Power Hitting Fielding Speed Arm 2B: Hitting Fielding Power Arm Speed 3B: Power Hitting Arm Fielding Speed SS: Fielding Arm Hitting Speed Power LF: Hitting Power Arm Speed Fielding CF: Fielding Speed Hitting ArmContinue reading “Each Position’s Primary Focus”

Should An Ideal Leadoff Hitter Be Fast?

In the past few seasons we have seen more and more leadoff hitters that are slow and walk a lot, like Kyle Schwarber. But is this change for the better, or does it make teams worse? To answer this question, we first have to define what an “ideal leadoff hitter” is. To me, an idealContinue reading “Should An Ideal Leadoff Hitter Be Fast?”