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Pitchers Under Pressure in 2015: Red Sox Clay Buchholz

Pitchers Under Pressure in 2015: Red Sox Clay Buchholz

As we head into Spring Training there are always questions when it comes to your favorite Major League Baseball team.  Today I want to begin to  take a look at some pitchers that are going to be under the microscope this spring because... 
Phillies Need to Trade Jonathan Papelbon, Any Takers?

Phillies Need to Trade Jonathan Papelbon, Any Takers?

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are still talking to the Brewers and Blue Jays about a Jonathan Papelbon trade. Two sources said on Tuesday evening that the talks are alive, although the seriousness of those discussions is unclear. Yahoo!... 
Bud Selig’s Last Day as MLB Commissioner, Game in Better Shape Now

Bud Selig’s Last Day as MLB Commissioner, Game in Better Shape Now

Today is the last day in the reign of the Commissioner of Baseball.  Like all leaders there are those that love him and those that hate him.  Believe me in the beginning of his tenure the easiest day in sports talk radio was to open... 
Why is James Shields Still Without a Deal ?

Why is James Shields Still Without a Deal ?

James Shields is waiting by the phone hoping it will ring. Going into the MLB off season he was one of the biggest free agents out there ready to offer his services to the highest bidder. But something happened on the way to the bank... 
Washington Nationals on the Rise, Detroit Tigers Window Closing?

Washington Nationals on the Rise, Detroit Tigers Window Closing?

The Washington Nationals have their man, Max Scherzer.  Scott Boras has done it again.  Just when you thought Scherzer was going to be cooling his heels while everyone else was reporting to spring training, he signed a contract... 
Rob Manfred: 5 Challenges that Await New MLB Commissioner

Rob Manfred: 5 Challenges that Await New MLB Commissioner

Rob Manfred will take the reins of running Major League Baseball from Bud Selig next week and become the 10th commissioner of the game of baseball.  Even though most fans might disagree (especially Oakland A’s fans) Bud Selig... 
MLB Arbitration: Teams, Players Ready for Hearings

MLB Arbitration: Teams, Players Ready for Hearings

Arbitration is a word that I don’t really think anyone in the game of baseball likes.  Arbitration is a mechanism that the powers in Major League Baseball came up with that keeps the game from turning on itself after years of... 
Philadelphia Phillies, Ruben Amaro Need Trade Partners

Philadelphia Phillies, Ruben Amaro Need Trade Partners

Ruben Amaro Jr. needs his phone to ring.  Philadelphia Phillies fans need his phone to ring.  Any chance for the Phillies to turn the page on their 2008 World Series Championship team hangs in the balance.  The Phillies clubhouse... 
James Shields, Max Scherzer and the Market Jon Lester Set

James Shields, Max Scherzer and the Market Jon Lester Set

New Years Day has come and gone and James Shields and Max Scherzer are both waiting for a call from their agents to tell them if they will be in Arizona or Florida when pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training.  Shields is... 
Zobrist, Escobar Traded, Rays Shed Money, A’s Upgrade Middle Infield

Zobrist, Escobar Traded, Rays Shed Money, A’s Upgrade Middle Infield

Reports from Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle have the Oakland Athletics acquiring middle infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar in exchange for C/DH John Jaso and minor leaguers Daniel Robertson and Boog Powell.  For... 
Rich Herrera Stepping Up To The Plate

Rich Herrera Stepping Up To The Plate

An open letter to baseball fans around the world. I am very excited to join the team at BaseballNewsSource.com as the newest blogger to the site.  I have covered MLB for almost two decades working for many different ball clubs along...