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MLB: Now Is The Winter Of Our Discontent

So after seven long and sometimes grueling months, the Kansas City Royals have been crowned the Champions of baseball, and rightfully so, after taking out a game New York Mets team in five games. That means that 29 teams did not win it all, and now comes a hot stove season when they need to retool to get to where the Royals are. The best part is, even the Royals
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Down The Stretch: AL Playoff Predictions

Fast forward a month from August and that 4-game series with the Astros in Arlington were monumental for the Rangers. Not only did the Rangers sweep the Astros but they beat them differently in all 4 games and didn’t look back. Now here we sit in late September and the Rangers hold a 2.5 game lead over their counterparts in Houston with 7 to go (Detroit & LA Angels). Going
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MLB: 1B Eric Hosmer Slowly Growing Into A Royal Superstar

If it weren't for the St. Louis Cardinals, the Kansas City Royals would be far and away the best team in baseball. One of the team's most integral and irreplaceable  players is Eric Hosmer, who as a result of the team's success, is making a strong case as baseball's best first baseman. It might seem a little outlandish to call Hosmer a top-tier player in the league. Given the yearly
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2015 MLB Trading Deadline: Winners and Losers

The 2015 MLB trade deadline as come and gone, and there was a whirlwind of movement made. Over the course of the last few weeks, leading up to and including the deadline date of July 31, there were a total of 43 trades made, with 29 of the 30 teams included (only the Diamondbacks were asleep at the wheel, I mean, didn't register a deal). Some of the biggest names
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MLB Trade Deadline: Why Cueto to Royals is Dayton Moore’s Master Stroke

Last year, when the Kansas City Royals made one of the most miraculous runs in any postseason and came 90 feet away from tying Game 7 of the World Series (and a herculean effort by Madison Bumgarner), one wondered if there is anything else that the Royals can do for a possible encore this season. Well, it may have just happened, as not only the Royals have had one of
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MLB: Why 2015 Is “The Year Of The Pitcher” Reincarnated

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Zack Greinke was done pitching Sunday. His scoreless-inning streak now stood at 43 2/3 innings. According to The Elias Sports Bureau, the only pitchers who had thrown more consecutive scoreless innings than Greinke since 1961 are Orel Hershiser, who reached 59 in 1988, as well as Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson, who held opponents without a run for 58 and 47 innings, respectively, in 1968. 1968 was
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2015 MLB AL Predictions: Road To World Series Goes Thru The Motor City

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is the most wonderful time of year yet again as the sound of the crack of the bat combined with the popping of the gloves fills the air in baseball stadiums across America. Last year saw the ultimate shocker when the Kansas City Royals came within one game of winning the World Series. What surprises will happen in the American League this year? Let’s take a look with my
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A Look Back: The Top Game Sevens in World Series History

[caption id="attachment_32838" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Photo Courtesy of MLB.com[/caption] It's the two single words every sports fan, no matter what sport or team are playing at the time, want to hear: Game Seven. The Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants tonight in the final game of what has been a roller coaster 2014 Major League Baseball season. This marks the 41st time that a game seven will decide the
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2014 MLB Postseason: Bob Melvin’s Decision Making Ends A’s Season In Disappointing Fashion

[caption id="attachment_31533" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Otto Greule Jr- Getty Images[/caption] The Oakland Athletics for much of the season led the American League West, yet in August the team began to slump and needed a complete game shutout from Sonny Gray to earn the second wildcard. Which meant facing the Kansas City Royals on the road in a one game series. Jon Lester took the mound for the A's, which was the
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AL Wild Card: James Shields, Jon Lester, Looking To Prove Worthiness In Wild Card Game

[caption id="attachment_31518" align="aligncenter" width="594"] (September 24, 2014 - Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America)[/caption] For years, James Shields and Jon Lester dueled each other on the mound during their AL East days. On Tuesday, however, both will toe the rubber for different teams, trying to verify their current teams trading for them. Shields and Lester are tabbed as the starters for the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics respectively when