Baseball Thoughts

First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

The season is winding down, and it’s time for me to pick out the FirstPitchMitch All-Stars. The FPM All-Stars are like the All-Madden team of baseball – they are the best of the best. When this team steps in to the stadium the skies open up, and the baseball gods marvel at their creation. Without […]

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Mets Fade Makes One Yearn For A Pennant Race

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Fade Makes One Yearn For A Pennant Race

Every morning I take a glance at the standings and the pennant races. There’s nothing like the drama and intensity of a pennant race. It is the essence of the sport. For the record, this morning the Mets are 15 games under .500 and 24 games behind the Nationals with a schedule that could plummet […]

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The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

The season is winding down, and it’s time to point out some of the things that I have seen taking place at Citi Field this year. Some of the things have been getting under my skin. They are my pet peeves. You have heard of a do’s and don’ts list – well this is a […]

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The Baltimore Orioles Are Defying Baseball Logic

An article by posted on September 4, 2012 0 Comments
The Baltimore Orioles Are Defying Baseball Logic

It’s September 4th, and the Orioles find themselves one game out of first place in the American League East. That statement, on it’s own, isn’t too ridiculous. It’s when you start looking at the stats that make that statement look ridiculous. The Orioles are not a good baseball team according to the stats. In fact, […]

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PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

With two player’s testing positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs in the past two weeks, it is as clear as ever that PEDs are still an issue with Major League Baseball. Nobody should be surprised about the two latest positive test results. I listened to an interview of a player not too long ago (the player’s […]

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Roger Clemens: There’s Still Some Stuff In The Basement

An article by posted on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Clemens: There’s Still Some Stuff In The Basement

Fans of the Rocky movies know what I am referring to. After being retired for years, Rocky was asked why he was returning to the ring in the last Rocky installment, his response was “there’s still some stuff in the basement.” In other words, he couldn’t move on with his life until the fire burning […]

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Engineering A Miracle

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Engineering A Miracle

On October 16th, 1969 at Shea Stadium, in front of 57,367 hysterical fans the New York Mets wrote the final chapter of what is still today one of the most compelling “rags-to-riches” stories in Major League Baseball history. A team that for the first seven seasons of their existence had been a laughingstock and the […]

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Take Your Pick: Stanton, Trout, or Harper?

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Take Your Pick: Stanton, Trout, or Harper?

In Major League Baseball, the debate of which young phenom will have the better career is all the rage. These phenoms, of course, are Mike Trout of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Trout, who just turned 21, is the unanimous AL Rookie of the Year and perhaps MVP. He has almost single […]

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Separating the Contenders from the Pretenders In The National League

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Separating the Contenders from the Pretenders In The National League

With the first half of the season is just about in the books, it’s finally time to separate the contenders from the pretenders. There are four teams that I believe are completely out of the playoff picture (Chicago, San Diego, Colorado, and Houston). All four will be sellers in a few weeks, attempting to unload […]

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All-Star Game Shocker! Pablo Sandoval Beats Out David Wright At Third Base

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
All-Star Game Shocker! Pablo Sandoval Beats Out David Wright At Third Base

In a shocking development, San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval has beaten out David Wright to start at third base for the National League at this year’s All-Star Game in Kansas City. Sandoval has hit .307 with a .366 on-base percentage, .482 slugging percentage, and .848 OPS with six home runs and 25 RBI in 166 at-bats […]

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