5 Biggest Surprises For Milwaukee Brewers Through First Half of Season

Brewers Celebrate Win

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5 Kansas City Royals Who Belong On the All-Star Team

Kansas City Royals Players

Dale Sveum Job Promotion Has Turned Kansas City Royals’ Offense, Season Around

Kansas City Royals Celebrate Win

Just about three weeks ago, the Kansas City Royals were stuck in mediocrity. With a record of 25-28, they sat in third place in the AL Central, 6.5 games behind the division-leading Detroit Tigers. They had a middling offense, scoring […]

The Future Is Now For The Pittsburgh Pirates, And His Name Is Gregory Polanco

Gregory Polanco Pirates

It has not been a great 2014 thus far for the Pittsburgh Pirates, as they have gotten off to a slow start at 30-34 after Tuesday night’s loss to the Chicago Cubs. Injuries and ineffectiveness have plagued them all season, […]

Houston Astros Have Ace In The Making in Dallas Keuchel

Dallas Keuchel Astros

2014, like the past five seasons, has been a disappointment for the most part for the Houston Astros. Even with their victory Sunday afternoon over the Seattle Mariners, they still sit with a record of 19-32, last place in not […]

Toronto Blue Jays’ Edwin Encarnacion Continues To Hammer Ball In May

Edwin Encarnacion Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have made plenty of headlines in recent offseasons with trades that brought in big name players such as Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and R.A. Dickey. The moves did not pan out in 2013, as the Blue […]

New York Yankees’ Lineup Has Flaws That Need To Be Fixed

Jacoby Ellsbury Yankees

It has been an up-and-down season thus far in 2014 for the New York Yankees. Their record of 25-23 after Saturday afternoon’s comeback win over the Chicago White Sox exemplifies that. They made plenty of noise in the offseason, signing […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Staff Getting Boost From Players Off DL, Smart Roster Moves

Jason Grilli Pirates

Thus far in 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates have suffered through plenty of injuries and ineffective play. One of the best bullpens from last season has disappointed through April and May, blowing 11 saves already after having only 15 all of […]

Lineup Changes Are Needed For Pittsburgh Pirates’ Offense To Pick Up

Andrew McCutchen Pirates

Thus far, this season has not gone as planned for the Pittsburgh Pirates. After snapping their 22-season playoff drought last season, things have not gone as smoothly in 2014. The pitching production has dropped off slightly, but the real problem […]

New York Yankees Need to Keep Dellin Betances in Bullpen

Dellin Betances Yankees

With the state of the New York Yankees‘ current pitching staff, there has been a lot of patch work done by Joe Girardi. Constant injuries and poor performances have given cause for concern, even though the Yankees have a record […]

New York Mets’ Offense Needs To Step Up For Team to Get Back on Track

David Wright Mets

The New York Mets‘ surprising start to the season was aided by their outstanding starting pitching. The starting pitching has taken a small step back, but not a large enough one that they are failing to keep the Mets in […]

New York Mets’ Dillon Gee is Least Heralded Ace In Baseball

Dillon Gee Mets

Coming into the season, the New York Mets did not have the highest expectations. With Matt Harvey being sidelined from Tommy John surgery for most, if not all of 2014, the Mets did not expect to have a starting pitcher […]