Archive for April

Biggest Surprises at 20 Games

Friday, April 27th, by JohnBowen

With most Major League Baseball teams playing their 20th games tonight, I thought I would take a look at some of the biggest surprises so far in the big leagues.
Pleasant Shockers
C – Josh Thole (NYM):  .362/.464/.447
1B – Bryan LaHair (CHC): .364/.463/.727
2B – Omar Infante (MIA): .314/.327/.745
3B – Chase Headley (SDP): .275/.407/.536
SS – Derek Jeter [...]

Thomas Wayne’s 2012 National League Predictions

Saturday, April 21st, by JohnBowen

Does Thomas like the Cardinals a little bit?

Contract Talk: Josh Hamilton

Friday, April 20th, by JohnBowen

At the request of our very own Bob Owens, I thought I would introduce a topic that will be on everyone’s minds soon enough: Josh Hamilton’s upcoming free agency status.
The Texas outfielder is one of the very best stories in the game, having overcome drug and alcohol addiction to win the 2010 MVP award and [...]

Thomas Wayne’s 2012 American League Predictions

Wednesday, April 18th, by JohnBowen

Thomas Wayne shares his AL predictions – what are yours?

Thomas Wayne’s 2012 American League Predictions (Finally…lol)

Wednesday, April 18th, by ThomasWayne

No – to the shock of many – I do not have Albert Pujols winning AL MVP. Who do I have??? Read on…


Tuesday, April 10th, by ThomasWayne

National League Awards Predictions – 2012

Saturday, April 7th, by JohnBowen

Following in last week’s theme, here are the top beginning-of-season contenders for National League awards:
MVP: Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies (SS)
Tulowitzki is an MVP contender basically every year; between his power bat and elite defensive ability (has led the league in range factor in four of his five years in the big leagues, fielding percentage twice, [...]

Dugout Central Challenge Reminder

Sunday, April 1st, by KerryWhisnant

Opening day (in the U.S.) is fast approaching. All you need to do is predict win totals for each MLB team.

Johan Santana to Start Season Opener

Sunday, April 1st, by JohnBowen

The New York Mets are apparently pleased enough with the progress of their ace starter to let him start opening day.
Johan Santana, a 2-time Cy Young award winner with the Minnesota Twins, was acquired by the Mets prior to the 2008 season and signed to an extension through 2013. At first, it looked like the [...]

American League Awards Predictions – 2012

Sunday, April 1st, by JohnBowen

Opening Day is just a few days away – well, technically, it already happened, but if the two worst teams in the league play a game, and no one sees it, did it really happen? Anyway, here are my predictions for award winners in the American League in 2012.
MVP – Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
He’s finished [...]