Articles tagged: MLB


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Four Down Territory – My Favorite Home Runs

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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Four Down Territory – D.C.’s Finest Calls

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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MLB First Week Overreactions

Do you smell that? *sniff sniff* Yeah, that’s the smell of fresh-cut grass, Cracker Jacks, and ballpark dogs. Baseball is back, and that means it’s time for some first week... Read more

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A Glimpse of Greatness: Remembering Roy Halladay

Since the team’s founding in 1883, only two Phillies pitchers have thrown perfect games. In June of 1964, Jim Bunning did not let up a single baserunner against the Mets,... Read more

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Way-too-early MLB Power Rankings

With the 2017 Major League Baseball season in the books, we now wait through the cold winter until pitchers and catchers report for spring training. To kick off the offseason,... Read more

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Planned MLB Expansion is Bad for the League

In recent weeks, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has come forward with talk of potential expansion for the league. Manfred has two cities in mind for his new teams:... Read more

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MLB Manager Hirings and Firings

The 2017 Major League Baseball regular season ended just a month ago, yet there has already been a crazy number of firings and hirings in the Manager Department. This is... Read more

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It’s the Astros’ Year: A World Series Preview

The Fall Classic has finally arrived, and with it, so have the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers and Astros both surpassed 100 wins this season, marking the... Read more

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MLB Awards Predictions: MVP Winners

The votes are in and millions of Americans are eager to see the results of the 2017 MLB MVP votes. There are too many players with great seasons to analyze,... Read more

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MLB Awards Predictions: Cy Young Winners

Every year, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America votes for the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher of each league during the regular season. Over the years, there... Read more

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Is This the Year of the Nationals?

As the weather starts to cool down, the MLB postseason is just beginning. Teams across the league are preparing for a World Series push, with a few legitimate contenders beginning... Read more

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MLB Playoff Preview – National League

The MLB Playoffs are upon us. Below is an overview of the National League playoff teams and predictions for how far they’ll go. You can read Halftime’s piece on the... Read more

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MLB Playoff Preview – American League

My favorite time of the year is coming up: the MLB playoffs. So here is my overview of each team in the American League and my (maybe) surprising predictions for... Read more

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The Year of the Home Run

Every year, players join the record books of Major League Baseball. No-hitters, perfect games, hit streaks, you name it, but this year something unbelievable has happened. The home run has... Read more

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The Tribe Still Needs Rings

The MLB playoffs have not even begun, but the Cleveland Indians may have already accomplished the most impressive feat of the year in baseball. On Thursday the 14th, with Jay... Read more

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Rhys Hoskins is bringing excitement and hope to the Phillies

By the time Rhys Hoskins had his first hit of the game on Saturday night, the matchup between the Marlins and Phillies was over. It was the second inning, and... Read more

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The Sports Sermon: MLB Trade Deadline and Season Update

Welcome to the Sports Sermon, the Voice‘s global sports podcast. In this episode, Nick Gavio is joined by Chris Dunn and Graham Piro to discuss the MLB Trade Deadline and its... Read more

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The Sports Sermon: MLB Season Preview

In this episode of the Sports Sermon, Nick Gavio, Graham Piro, and Alex Boyd discuss expectations and predictions for the upcoming Major League Baseball season.

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The Intentional Walk Rule Change Misses the Mark

The past year has been pure bliss for baseball fans. For the first time in what seemed like eons, the sport had rid itself of its stigma that the game... Read more

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The Yankees Will (Hopefully) Be 2020’s Cubs

“I’ll stop hating them when they let their players have facial hair and don’t have 27 championships.” – a friend of mine talking about why she dislikes the New York... Read more