Category Archives: Baseball

Top 5 mlb umpires


One of the few advantages that MLB bettors have over oddsmakers is handicapping umpires. Oddsmakers don’t spend much – if any – time at all factoring in who is behind home plate when setting the odds for a particular day’s

Top 10 mlb underrated players


Underrated. Players like Alex Rodriguez, Jason Heyward, and Stephen Strasburg have never really known that assignation. Yet as highly touted as any one player may be, there are just as many, if not more, that prove better in the long

Most Popular top 10 mlb uniforms


When it comes to jerseys, some things never change. And other times, they do. But whether you prefer a traditional home get-up with pinstripes or a new-look, unconventional uni, here’s baseball’s best: 10. Chicago White Sox It’s a little hard

Top 10 mlb upsets


Upsets can be defined many ways. When you think of upsets in American sports you will probably think of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” where the upstart men’s college hockey team defeated the alien USSR for the gold medal in

Popular top 10 mlb video games


Spring Training is upon us, which means there’s a fresh injection of baseball video games about to line shelves. Will Sony’s MLB 10 The Show carry on its dominance of 2K Sports’ offerings despite a complete overhaul for MLB 2K10?

Top 10 mlb walk up songs


Some opt for none at all. Some never change theirs, and some choose theirs very carefully. No, I’m not talking about Jim Leyland’s lucky underwear, I’m referring to a players walk-up music. There’s nothing like the sounds of the stadium

Top 10 mlb wives


Baseball is finally back! With the Yankees and Red Sox kicking things off Sunday night, America’s pastime is officially back in session. That means another year of home runs and diving catches. It also means another year to check out

Top 10 youngest mlb players


The 2012 MLB All-Star Game received another dose of youth on Saturday afternoon when Bryce Harper was tapped to replace Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton was removed following a Friday injury and is slated for knee surgery on Sunday, July 8. Harper

Top 10 young pitchers mlb


While the season is still young, it’s hard to ignore the success of the Washington Nationals—namely their starting rotation. In a staff loaded with talented veterans such as Edwin Jackson and Gio Gonzalez, it’s been their young guns—Stephen Strasburg and

Top 10 young mlb players


1. Mike Stanton (RF) Miami Marlins (2011: .262 AVG, 34 HR, 87 RBI, OPS .893) The Marlins have yet another superstar to build their franchise around. His name is Mike Stanton. The 22-year-old Stanton was drafted by the Marlins in

Top 10 best mlb players all time


10. Hank Aaron He doesn’t make a lot of peoples lists for some reason but his 755 home runs, 3299 games played (third of all time), 2297 runs batted in and a laundry list of other accomplishments make him an

Popular top 10 mlb players under 25


These are the top 10 players that you want on a Dynasty or Keeper League format with a little taste of what they have managed to accomplish in their brief careers. Starlin Castro, SS, Cubs – March 24, 1990 –

Popular top 10 mlb prospects 2012


Although there have already been numerous call-ups this season, the second half of the season should feature many more. Some of the game’s top prospects like Wil Myers, Danny Hultzen and Tyler Skaggs are knocking on the door, and other

Top 10 mlb rivalries of all time


Maybe it’s the (blessedly) long regular season or the emphasis on series rather than individual games. Or maybe it’s that the cold beer and warm weather make us too happy to remember that baseball can be a sport of …

Top 5 mlb strikeout leaders


If I had a dollar for every time Reggie Jackson struck out, I’d be rich. Well, not exactly, but I’d have $2,597. Jackson is Major League Baseball’s all-time strikeouts leader, but he also is a member of the Hall of

Popular top 10 mlb starting pitchers


Pitching is one of the most important facets of the game of baseball. You can have a first-class offense but if you want to win, you need good pitching. Over the last 50 years, Major League Baseball has seen some

Top 10 ugliest mlb uniforms


Hello, and welcome to part two of my quest to rate the best and ugliest uniforms in the history of sports. I, your humble host, am here to lead you through the good, the bad, and the ugly of sports

Top MLB 10 Strikeout-Prone Prospects from the 2012 Minor League Season


With the 2012 minor league regular season now complete, it’s time to start reflecting on many of the noteworthy performances this season—both good and bad. Considering that I’ve extolled the virtues of prospects like Jurickson Profar, Dylan Bundy, Oscar Taveras

Top MLB Power Rankings Undefeated Week Launches A’s into the Top 5


With the MLB season entering its final month, playoff races around the league are beginning to heat up. Remaining schedules are starting to figure more prominently, as contenders look to make up ground by beating up on some of the

Top MLB’s Most Disappointing Teams of 2012


With a month remaining in the 2012 MLB season, the primary focus is on teams that are in the pennant race, contending for division titles and wild-card playoff spots. Standing just outside the spotlight yet still noticeable, however, are the

MLB Top 5 Players at the Three-Quarter Pole of the Season


With the season three quarters of the way over, it has already been a great year, with a number of players stepping forward and proving they belong among the best in the game. On the other side of things, there

Popular Top 10 Highest Paid Point Guards in the NBA 2011-2012


Top 10 Highest Paid Point Guards (PG) in 2011-2012 Season! The point guards with the biggest salaries, are also some of the best in the league. Now it may be debatable if each point guard deserves this money, but these

Popular Top 10 Highest Paid Point Guards in the NBA 2011-2012


Top 10 Highest Paid Point Guards (PG) in 2011-2012 Season! The point guards with the biggest salaries, are also some of the best in the league. Now it may be debatable if each point guard deserves this money, but these

Top 2013 MLB Free Agency: Predicting Winter’s Highest-Paid FA at Each Position


As teams look to fill their needs during the 2013 MLB free-agency period, they will have a number of top players to choose from. With stars like Josh Hamilton on the open market, ball clubs will be opening up their