Get The Bag: MLB Free Agency 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series on October 27, and 5 days later the MLB free agency window was open. After the first 5 days of free agency, on November 6, teams...
NPB pitcher Yuki Matsumoto for Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks

Down to the Wire– 2020 NPB Regular Season’s End Update

Despite the NPB season almost being over, second place in the Pacific League and its accompanying playoff spot was still up for grabs for the last few days. What once looked like a sure...

1 Week Left, 4 Teams Standing – NPB Season Update Week of 10/31

This year’s 120-game NPB season is 1 week away from ending, and the Central League and Pacific League pennants are finally set.  With a 2-0 win over the Chiba Lotte Marines, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks...

Hey Baseball, Where’s the Champagne?

Leave the Oakley snowboarding goggles at home. The MLB did not allow champagne celebrations in this year’s postseason. It's a damn shame. First off, congratulations to the L.A. Dodgers on an incredible season and for winning...
Randy Arozarena

Randy Arozarena Deserves a Ring No Matter What Happens in the World Series

Rays outfielder/designated hitter Randy Arozarena has now passed Barry Bonds, Reggie Jackson, Carlos Beltran and anyone who has ever picked up a baseball bat, to hit the most home runs in a single postseason....
Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers during a pitch in 2016

Clayton Kershaw’s Legacy Shouldn’t Change After Game 5, and That’s Ok

Stop me if you heard this before: Clayton Kershaw has a legacy-defining postseason start Sunday, and he has the chance to prove that he can get it done in October.  Baseball fans have gotten used...
Kyocera Dome Osaka Orix Buffaloes of NPB

Lions Surge Late in the Season – NPB Season Update Week of 10/24

Don’t look now, but the Saitama Seibu Lions of the NPB have come roaring to the front half of the Pacific League. The Lions are sitting in 3rd place, just 3 games behind the...
Mookie Lynn Betts MLB

Mookie Betts is Worth Every Penny

The L.A. Dodgers PAID Mookie Betts this past offseason to the tune of $365 million, and he’s worth every penny.  In game 7 of the NLCS, with his team trailing by 1, Mookie Betts made...

When the Worlds of Will Smith Collide

What a time to be alive! Will Smith vs. Will Smith had the potential to be the best matchup baseball fans had ever seen. It absolutely lived up to the hype.  First, yes, there are...
Hideto Asamura of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the NPB

Playoffs on the Rise– NPB Season Update Week of 10/17

The NPB regular season is 20 games away from expiration, and I could not be more excited.  Despite a bout with coronavirus over the past few weeks, the Chiba Lotte Marines have managed to remain...