Browsing 2013 mlb season

New York Yankees – Offense Doesn’t Mean Anything With Terrible Pitching

Posted on 8 Sep, 2013, by in MLB

Instead of dominating in a series that could have pushed the New York Yankees back into contention for the AL East crown and a place in the playoffs, they became the first AL team to lose three consecutive home games despite scoring at least 8 runs in each of them. More

Alex Rodriguez Playing for a Team and in a League That Doesn’t Want Him

Posted on 22 Aug, 2013, by in MLB

The New York Yankees would love to see Alex Rodriguez finally suspended. Major League Baseball can’t wait to get the legal stuff over him and suspend him already for a year, two or maybe more. A-Rod? He’s just focusing on playing baseball, winning and trying to keep the chatter around him to the necessary minimum. More

Max Scherzer Isn’t Stopping Anytime Soon (Tigers vs Blue Jays)

Posted on 4 Jul, 2013, by in MLB

Beating the Toronto Blue Jays isn’t the most exciting piece of news these days, but when it comes with another fantastic performance on the mound for Max Scherzer, improving to 13-0 for the Detroit Tigers this season, there’s a little bit more to it. More

Bryce Harper & the Perfect Return (Brewers vs Nationals)

Posted on 2 Jul, 2013, by in MLB

After missing over a month of Baseball, Bryce Harper is back, and he needed only one swing to put the Washington Nationals back on track, hitting a home run that set the stage for a 10-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. More

Michael Cuddyer Hitting Streak Now at 27 (Giants vs Rockies)

Posted on 1 Jul, 2013, by in MLB

While Michael Cuddyer extends his league-best hitting streak to 27, the Colorado Rockies aren’t exactly buoyed by his sudden excellence in hitting, losing for the fourth time in six games, dropping once again below .500 as the San Francisco Giants, enjoying some excellent pitching from Madison Bumgarner. More

A Rainy Sweep To Cleanse the Past (Rangers vs Cardinals)

Posted on 24 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

The Texas Rangers haven’t played at Busch stadium since dropping the final two games of the 2011 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, but they didn’t seem daunted by the venue over the three game series, completing a three-game sweep thanks to a clutch hit from Ian Kinsler, bringing home Lenoys Martin and the 2-1 victory. More

Max Scherzer Can’t Stop Winning & Striking Out Batters (Red Sox vs Tigers)

Posted on 23 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

The Max Scherzer mystery tour just won’t stop, as the Detroit Tigers enjoyed another great day from their undefeated starting pitcher, while Victor Martinez became the first player to hit a grand slam home run against the Boston Red Sox this season, en route to a 10-3 win. More

Chris Davis Can’t Stop Hitting Home Runs (Orioles vs Tigers)

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

As brutal as it was watching the Baltimore Orioles batter the Detroit Tigers and the team’s pitchers into the ground, while winning their second game in a row in this series, Chris Davis emerged as the current star of the 2013 baseball season with a two-home run game, looking like the hardest player to throw against at the moment in both leagues. More

Matt Harvey & Zack Wheeler are the Real Deal (Mets vs Braves)

Posted on 19 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

The day began with Matt Harvey striking out 13 and carrying a no-hitter performance into the seventh inning; it continued with Zack Wheeler making his major league debut, making it an unforgettable one, as the New York Mets swept their doubleheader with the Atlanta Braves, and also got an optimistic look of what their rotation future might look like. More

Some Teams Have Two Aces (Orioles vs Tigers)

Posted on 18 Jun, 2013, by in MLB

It’s possible for a team to have two players who might be regarded as the best pitchers in Baseball. Justin Verlander is an obvious choice for the Detroit Tigers, but the way Max Scherzer has been playing lately, he deserved to be included in that discussion. More