Phillies

Phillies Sign Arrieta: NL East Heats Up

One of the most coveted players on the MLB free agent market this summer, Jake Arrietta, finally announced he’s headed to Philly via Twitter. His arrival to the Phillies makes the National League East much more interesting and even more competitive if that is even possible. Are the Nationals still a lock to win it? The…

Major League

Top Ten Baseball Movie Countdown: Major League

Before Charlie Sheen succumbed to the dark side of fame, he made one of the greatest sports films of all time: Major League. It was such a massive success that the studio attempted to replicate the blockbuster with multiple sequels and a video game. Making almost five times the budget at the box office, it’s no…

NL

The NL (wild) West

Living in the Pacific Northwest all my life, the National League is so foreign to me. Pitchers hit?! Some of them drop bombs!? What alternate universe is this??? But one thing I do know is that the National League is packed with talent and players you need to take note of before you and the…

Central

AL Central: The Most Lopsided Division in Baseball

As the 2018 season inches ever closer, the AL Central appears to be one of the more lopsided divisions in the Majors. Given the recent dominance of the Cleveland Indians, it’s difficult to envision any of the other teams, all in various stages of rebuilds, finding a way to the division crown.   The Favorites:…

East

The AL East Fantasy Gold Mine

This MLB offseason was one of the oddest in recent memory.  An unprecedented number of talented players remained on the free-agent market well into February, with many still yet to find a team. While much of this winter was quiet, the division that arguably made the most noise was the American League East. The New…

The Sandlot

Top Ten Baseball Movie Countdown: The Sandlot

It may not be the most critically acclaimed baseball film, but The Sandlot inspired a whole generation of kids to fall in love with the sport. Sometimes a movie doesn’t have to be a critical hit in order to be a great film, and The Sandlot manages to be charming, funny, as well as inspirational.  Set in 1962, this…

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Breaking Down the AL West

Breaking Down the AL West Baseball is right around the corner, folks I repeat: BASEBALL IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER With pitchers and catchers having reported first, the rest of the team has followed, games have begun! It’s finally time to start getting ready for your fantasy baseball draft. We’re breaking down the MLB division-by-division…

Everybody Wants Some!!

Top Ten Baseball Movie Countdown: Everybody Wants Some!!

There’s something unique about college sports, it’s the only time in an athlete’s career where they live alongside their team. Everybody Wants Some!! is Richard Linklater’s second film that focuses around baseball players (the first being Bad News Bears) and it’s one of his most underrated yet. Not many directors want to focus on college athletes, because…

A League Of Their Own

Top Ten Baseball Movie Countdown: A League Of Their Own

  While the 1992 film, A League Of Their Own, is often used to joke about Madonna’s acting ability, the movie is actually quite good. It tells the fictional story about a time when the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, or the AAGPBL, existed through the eyes of one of its former members. Preserved in the…

The Pride of the Yankees

Top Ten Baseball Movie Countdown: The Pride of the Yankees

It’s hard to find a person alive who doesn’t know about Lou Gehrig’s struggle throughout The Pride of the Yankees. The critically acclaimed 1942 film has remained one of the most infamous sports stories in the modern-day, making it an easy choice for this top ten list. With many Major League players actually playing themselves in…