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Christian Yelich Chasing History and the NL Wild Card

Yes, the Pittsburgh Pirates have the second-worst record in the NL and their starter, Trevor Williams, is the very essence of average. But that’s no reason to ignore Wednesday’s game between the Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers, as the Brewers’ Christian Yelich is looking to cement his legacy before his 28th birthday. Yelich has a…

Sports on Sling This Weekend

It’s the dog days of summer when the sports calendar gets a little thin, as the NBA and NFL are still on hiatus, but there’s plenty of great baseball, as well as our favorite super-rando basketball tournament to fill your weekend, a few friendlies and the UEFA u-19 championship. Major League Baseball Yankees vs Red…

Previewing the 2019 College World Series Final

After almost a month of white-knuckle tournament-style baseball starting at campus sites around the country, the College World Series comes to a head in Omaha this week as Vanderbilt faces off against Michigan in a best-of-three series to see who takes home the NCAA crown. On paper, the Commodores come into the series as the…

Projecting the Major Implications of the 2019 MLB Draft

The last time the Orioles drafted a switch-hitting catcher in the first round of the MLB Draft, it turned out pretty well for them: Matt Wieters was the fifth overall pick in the 2007 draft and developed in to the O’s stalwart backstop for eight seasons. He appeared on the American League All-Star team four…

A Guide to the 2019 MLB Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Call out sick or do whatever you have to get out to the ballpark – (see note below) – because it’s the best day of the year! Happy Opening Day! Here’s a guide to the 2019 MLB season and predictions for the postseason (keep your Magic 8-Ball…