National League Wild Card Race Heating Up

The National League Wild Card race is going to come down to the last week of the season. The Miami Marlins, Colorado Rockies, San...
David Phelps

The Chicago Cubs Trade for Pitcher David Phelps

Phelps Traded to Chicago Cubs The Toronto Blue Jays have traded David Phelps to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for starting pitcher Thomas Hatch. Phelps,...

Chicago Cubs Acquire Derek Holland

The Chicago Cubs have acquired starting pitcher Derek Holland and cash considerations from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for cash considerations. Relief pitcher Tim...
National League All Star

National League All Star Reserves and Pitchers Reaction

The National League All Star team is mostly filled with worthy selections, but there are a few names which raise eyebrows.
fan safety

Fan Safety – Extended Netting at Ballparks

Stay Alert Going to a major league ballpark is an amazing experience. Fans love the pop of the catcher’s mitt from the pitchers throwing a...
Koji Uehara

Koji Uehara Calls Time on an Excellent Career

Koji Uehara Calls Time on an Excellent Career After playing the game of baseball for twenty years, 2013 World Series winner Koji Uehara has decided...

Ejection Inspection, Week Three, Part One: Chicago Cubs LF Kyle Schwarber Goes Nuts

Welcome to Week Three of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules of the column are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from...

Predicting the 2019 National League MVP Race

There are a number of players in a jumbled 2019 National League MVP race to start the season. Who stands out as the favorite for the award?

Freddie Freeman, Anthony Rizzo Combine for Quirky Gold Glove Feat

There's no denying Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo are some of the best 1B defenders in MLB. Together, they pulled off an interesting Gold Glove feat.
Cole Hamels

Chicago Cubs exercise 2019 option on Cole Hamels, trade Drew Smyly

In an effort to strengthen their rotation, the Chicago Cubs have exercised a 2019 club option to bring back LHP Cole Hamels.