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Jose Fernandez: An Inspiration to All

On September, 25 2016 the Miami Marlins and all of baseball lost one of the brightest stars in the game. Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez was tragically killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning in Miami. As I sit here writing this post, it’s hard to believe he’s actually gone. Jose was beloved by […]

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#OffTheBat: Retirements

On this episode of #OffTheBat Erik and Jana discuss the recent retirement announcements from around the league – some forced, others by choice. Also discussed: Our thoughts on Tim Tebow the baseball player Is Chase Utely a future Hall of Famer? How do we feel about the influx of young talent into the league? Tune in to […]

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#OffTheBat: Torn Jerseys, Trade Rumors, Hall of Fame

Talk about an adult sized tantrum. In this week’s episode, Erik and Jana discuss the incident surrounding Chris Sale, their thoughts on Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr being inducted into the Hall of Fame, and discuss the latest trade rumors leading up to the August 1st non-waiver trade deadline. Listen in and give us […]

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#OffTheBat: The Stove is Hot Hot Hot!

In this episode of #OffTheBat we discuss the pending MLB Trade Deadline coming up on August 1st. The Cubs are loaded with prospects, but will they move any of them to upgrade their bullpen? The Yankees have an enviable bullpen trio and are falling out of content – is this the year the all mighty […]

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#OffTheBat: Expansion is in the Air!

On this episode of #OffTheBat Erik and Jana discuss the NHL recent announcement that they’re expanding to Las Vegas and the implications the move has on the MLB. Is there an MLB expansion in the future? Also in this episode are our thoughts on having pitchers participate in the Home Run Derby. What do you […]

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#OffTheBat: Bringing Down the Hammer

Yesterday (June 7th) in the Royals and Orioles’ game we saw quite the event unfold. Royals’ SP Yordano Ventura beamed Orioles’ SS Manny Machado in the ribs with a 99 mph fastball. As you can imagine, a brawl ensued. Listen below for our thoughts on fighting in baseball, possible suspensions to each player involved, and […]

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#OffTheBat: Jake Arrieta, PEDs, Yankees, and more

Jake Arrieta is on a historical pitching stretch. Over his last 18 starts, Arrieta is 17-0 with a .55 era and has been the ace at the top of a very good Cubs rotation. Naturally,  with all of this success – most of it seemingly coming out of the blue – you can’t help but […]

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#OffTheBat: A New Beginning

#OffTheBat is back and better than ever. Erik gives his breakdown of the season so far and goes over his predictions for the year. Listen below and let us know your take in the comments! For a full breakdown of our predictions, check out this post from earlier! Like what you hear? Become a VIP to […]

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2016 Predictions

We are only a few days away from the start of the 2016 baseball season and that means it’s time to make our yearly predictions. Now that much of the dust has settled from Spring Training we’re able to get a better grasp on how each team is shaping up to start the year. * […]

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