Monday, July 13, 2020

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (2/8/16)

It's February, which means it's time to pretend to know what's going to happen in September. Here are your AL division winners.

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (2/22/16)

Some news and thoughts heading into the 2016 MLB season.

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (3/28/16)

The war between Old and New School in baseball is burgeoning. But who's really at stake here?

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Series Recap

The Yankees and Red Sox played a series at Fenway Park with the Red Sox winning 2-1. Onto the recaps. Game 1: Tanaka vs. Owens Masahiro Tanaka was in control as he pitched a decent 6.2 IP 6 H 2 ER 5 Ks. Tanaka's one big mistake was a two-run double to Jackie Bradley Jr. in the 7th inning. Tanaka used...

ACAA AL East Week 4 Recap

The Follow-up Boston Red Sox: 6-1 - Jackie Bradley Jr.: .375 / 1 HR / 7 RBIs While most of the Red Sox lineup hit well in Week 4, Bradley Jr.'s consistency all week long stood out from the rest of the squad. Bradley Jr. batted .375 with seven RBIs, and though his one home run isn't strikingly deserving of a top...

ACAA AL East Week 5 Recap

The Follow-Up: Baltimore Orioles: 4-2 – Mark Trumbo: .217 / 3 HRs / 3 RBIs Trumbo and the Orioles had a tough week in the batter’s box. Taking their only divisional series this week by beating New York two games to one, Trumbo took charge homering twice and driving in a trio of runs in a 4-1 win. As well, he...

ACAA AL East Week 6 Recap

The Follow-Up: Baltimore Orioles: 5-1 – Adam Jones: .520 BA / 4 HRs / 9 RBIs Adam Jones had himself quite a week. Hitting a home run in four of the six games played he helped the Orioles capture five wins. His 13 hits, nine RBIs and four HRs led the Orioles. In fact, Jones drove in at least a run...

Boston Strong: A Big Moment in the Giants’ Season

Perhaps the date is fitting. On a historic night in politics, the San Francisco Giants face a similarly substantive and pivotal moment. Interestingly enough, it is also something that could affect what might happen in late October/early November. Coming of a 13-1+ run which vaulted them from an “excuse me, I guess we’re still .500” team to one of the...

NL All-Star Lineup Gets It Wrong

The 2016 All-Star Game lineups were announced this week and there is much to be discussed. The American League lineup was much to be expected except for one: Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer at first base. Many were under the impression that the Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis would have the spot, however he was outvoted by Hosmer to...

6 Trade Deadline Deals That Make Sense

As we move towards the All-Star break, and consequently the second half of the MLB season, we have already seen the hot stove begin to heat up. Some trades have already been made, and a flurry of others will surely come about as teams seek to stock up for a playoff run, or rebuild for the coming seasons. Here...
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