Topic: MLB

Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

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Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

November 15, 2018 0 comments

Sports fans have been looking forward to this MLB offseason for a long time. With a variety of superstars and major contributors available on the free-agent market, the next few months could dictate which future powerhouses emerge as contenders in the 2020s.

Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

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Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

October 29, 2018 0 comments

It’s been nearly seven months since all 30 MLB teams broke camp with finalized rosters and plenty of lofty expectations.

Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

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Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

October 21, 2018 0 comments

As of late Saturday night, it’s that time of year again: the World Series is upon us. The Boston Red Sox, possessors of an MLB-best 108 regular-season wins, will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, back-to-back National League champions with a star-studded lineup and a Hollywood shine.

Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

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Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

September 30, 2018 0 comments

It’s easy to write off this year’s National League on the road to the World Series. On Friday, the New York Yankees joined the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox, all American League clubs, at the 100-win mark.

Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

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Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

September 16, 2018 0 comments

Back in March, I called Shohei Ohtani “the most exciting baseball story of the year, or even the decade.”

Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

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Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

September 13, 2018 0 comments

For the most part, baseball writers watched and described baseball the same way from about 1860 to 2001, give or take a few years either way.

Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

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Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

June 19, 2018 0 comments

Reid Anderson ’18 will be trading in his brown, red and white jersey for pinstripes next season, as the senior right-handed pitcher was selected by the New York Yankees in the 40th and final round of the MLB draft last Thursday.

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Klein ’20: Which MLB frontrunners are legit?

April 20, 2018 0 comments

The Major League Baseball season is underway, and now, after a couple of weeks, some teams look surprisingly unstoppable.

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Schapiro ’19: The Angels will be a shocker playoff team

April 13, 2018 0 comments

In center field, they have the greatest player of this generation. At designated hitter, they have the greatest player of the last generation.

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Schapiro ’19: Rob Manfred crosses the Rubicon

April 1, 2018 0 comments

In consideration of all the harm he’s brought on my favorite sport, I’d say I’ve been pretty lenient with Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred.