Friday, June 5, 2020

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

If Professional Athletes Were Avengers, Who Wins the Civil War?

In just a few hours now, Marvel will release its new film, Captain America: Civil War, in America. The movie will see a disagreement within the superhero team, The Avengers, with a war breaking out among them. Known frenemies Captain America and Iron Man split off and form their own teams to fight one another. The hype for the film has...

Major League Baseball needs to do away with fan voting for the All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game
Fan voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been an off and on tradition since 1933. In the new age of baseball statistics and analytics, it is time that Major League Baseball moves on from a fan-selected starting lineup.

Expansion 42: The only way to fix the rivalries

MLB
It would require a lot of change, but expansion to 42 teams fixes everything.

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Loss of the Le Grande Orange, Mets legend Rusty Staub dies at 73

Mets legend Rusty Staub may be gone, but his impact on and off the field will live forever.

Adrian Beltre and Gerry Davis Were Both Wrong

On Wednesday night, umpire and crew chief Gerry Davis ejected Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre during a blowout game against the Miami Marlins. Davis took exception to where Beltre was standing out of the on-deck circle. In response to his complaint, Beltre picked up the on-deck circle and moved it to where he was standing. Davis promptly ejected Beltre for such...

The Importance of Sports

As the final notes of “God Bless America” rang out on a saxophone at last night’s Texas Rangers game, fans began to chant “USA,” hoping to show signs of unity and healing. Eventually, the entire stadium joined in, demonstrating a rare moment where people of all backgrounds and all fanbases joined together as one. America has an unfortunate history of...

C. J. Wilson Retires from Baseball; Focuses on Racing Career

C.J. Wilson Racing has confirmed that former eponymous Texas Ranger and Los Angeles Angel of Anaheim pitcher C.J. Wilson has retired from baseball to focus on his career in auto racing. A noted sports car owner and dealer, Wilson owns two teams that compete in the International Motors Sports Association. This is the group that runs races such as...
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