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Could Justin Verlander join Team USA?

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland was in attendance for the Winter Meetings in Washington D.C. as it kicked off on Monday. Leyland’s already been named the manager for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic come March. 158 more words


Scherzer, Posey, McCutchen Commit To Play For US At WBC

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) – Chris Archer was so excited to pitch for the United States at the World Baseball Classic that he offered to recruit more players to join him. 503 more words


Three Finger Brown Award 2016

Was this year’s pool of top pitchers much deeper than usual, or did we instead witness a sub-par season with a dearth of stand-out pitching? As a whole, league ERA was the highest in seven years, and considerably higher (4.19) than two seasons ago (3.74). 1,013 more words


So Wrong and So Right

This year the BBWAA selected their winners for the end of the year awards. Only one award here is really worth discussion – the Cy Young. 692 more words

Nats by the Numbers- September 2016 Review

On September 24, 2016, the Nationals clinched the National League East with a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The victory gave Washington three division titles in five seasons, and assured that post-season baseball would be played in the Nation’s Capital in again.   922 more words

Final 2016 MLB prediction report

Now that the individual awards are out, we can put a wrap on my preseason MLB predictions. I’ve already recapped the team-standing predictions and results… 642 more words


Random Thoughts on the 2016 Season Ending Awards

The postseason baseball awards are finished, or at least most of them are. There seems to be a ton of new stuff now. It’s almost as if the “participation trophy” syndrome has made it to MLB. 493 more words