Miguel Cabrera is why you don’t trade Juan Soto

Miguel Cabrera is why you don’t trade Juan Soto

Miguel Cabrera never won a World Series in Detroit yet he’s still deified by Tigers’ fans. Photo: Getty Images Miguel Cabrera was the easy comparison for Juan Soto when he was made available and then eventually shipped out of DC to San Diego. Miggy was the last historically good hitter to be traded at a … Read more

Aaron Judge in a one-man race for home run immortality

Aaron Judge in a one-man race for home run immortality

ALL RISE!Photo: AP It’s never happened. In the current digital age, baseball has never had a true chase for the sport’s most sacred single-season record. Aaron Judge is making his games appointment television in a transcendent way that the Major Leagues haven’t had for a non-playoff game since Barry Bonds’ 73-home run campaignwhich doubled with … Read more

Mariners acquire pitcher Luis Castillo from Reds

Mariners acquire pitcher Luis Castillo from Reds

Luis Castillo is heading to Seattle in hopes of helping the team snap its postseason-less streak.Photo: AP The Seattle Mariners are looking to make the playoffs for the first time in over 20 years. Ichiro’s rookie season was the last time they played past 162 games. Heading into Saturday’s games, Seattle is only a half-game … Read more

The Texas Rangers now have two top-flight pitching prospects

The Texas Rangers now have two top-flight pitching prospects

Texas is going for it (in a few years).Image: AP Finally, the Texas Rangers’ front office is attempting to position the franchise out of American League irrelevance. The team hasn’t won a postseason game since 2015 and, in the seven years since, Texas has tried to revamp its roster multiple times with players like Ian … Read more

Giancarlo Stanton named MVP as AL wins MLB All-Star Game

Giancarlo Stanton named MVP as AL wins MLB All-Star Game

Byron Buxton (l.) And game MVP Giancarlo Stanton powered the AL to a victory over the NLPhoto: Getty Images Black baseball is coming back. It’s hard to deny when you look at the stars of last night’s All-Star Game. Giancarlo Stanton and Byron Buxton powered the American League to a 3-2 victory at Dodger Stadium. … Read more

What if Nationals pitcher Josiah Gray had an elite fastball?

What if Nationals pitcher Josiah Gray had an elite fastball?

Some tweaks to his fastball could get Josiah Gray to the next level.Image: Getty Images Coming into the 2022 season, Josiah Gray was Washington’s No. 3 prospect. He was a top-100 prospect throughout all of last season when he was dealt to the Nationals as part of the Trea Turner / Max Scherzer deal. In … Read more

The New York Yankees got their 50th win last night, and are at a pace similar to the ’01 Mariners

The New York Yankees got their 50th win last night, and are at a pace similar to the ’01 Mariners

The Yankees are on a roll. A big one.Image: Getty Images The evil empire has returned in a major way. The New York Yankees became a championship contender following the trade in which they acquired 2017 National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton, just one month after he won the award. The Bombers won 100 games in … Read more

Tony La Russa got the Matt Nagy treatment on Saturday, but at least he’ll only hear it at his home ballpark

Tony La Russa got the Matt Nagy treatment on Saturday, but at least he’ll only hear it at his home ballpark

Tony La RussaPhoto: Getty Images Fortunately, for Tony La Russa, the chants for his firing will not follow him everywhere around Chicago. Even if the Chicago Bulls were playing in the NBA Finals right now, there likely would not be enough White Sox fans at the game for the chant to ring out enough for … Read more

Top candidates to be the Anaheim Angels’ next manager

Top candidates to be the Anaheim Angels’ next manager

Shohei Ohtani (l.) And Mike TroutPhoto: Getty Images Two weeks ago, the Los Angeles Angels were on top of the world. They had the best record in the AL West. Mike Trout was healthy and playing at the level we’ve come to expect. Shohei Ohtani had gotten off to a rocky start on the mound, … Read more

Pickleball set to dominate American sports

Pickleball set to dominate American sports

Pickleball is the latest sensation to hit the sports scene.Image: Getty Images It’s not often that we get the chance to live through the invention and ascension of a sport into popular culture. American football dates back to the Civil War era. James Naismith invented basketball in 1891. FIFA was founded in 1904. But thanks … Read more