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Legendary sports reporter, Craig Sager, dies at 65

The sports world lost on its most iconic figures on December 15. Sideline reporter, Craig Sager, passed away at the age of 65 after battling cancer. Sager spent over 40 years of his life as a sports reporter, most notably with the NBA. From his candid reporting tactics to his colorful and stylish suits, Sager was… Continue reading

All-Stars making noise in this year’s offseason

From Cy Young candidates to Silver Sluggers, several of the MLB’s top players have made headlines this offseason. Here’s a look at some of the biggest offseason acquisitions and re-signings so far.

The Boston Red Sox have added an ace to their star-studded roster by acquiring Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox in a blockbuster… Continue reading

Anthony Varvaro leaves baseball to become a crime-fighter

After spending parts of six seasons in the MLB, former relief pitcher, Anthony Varvaro, has found a new career path. On December 8, Varvaro graduated from New York’s Port Authority police academy and became a police officer.

Varvaro, 32-year-old from Staten Island, made his last outing on June 15 for the Pawtucket Red Sox and decided… Continue reading

Pro Tips for Kids: with former Expos reliever, Don DeMola

Don DeMola is a former pitcher for the Montreal Expos in the mid 1970’s. He was drafted by the Yankees in the seventh round of the 1970 Amateur Draft out of South High School in Commack, New York.

“I was 18 years old when the Yankees invited me to Spring Training in 1971,” he said. Mickey… Continue reading

The Braves opt for Experience

The Atlanta Braves have reportedly signed Bartolo Colon to a one-year, $12.5 million contract. The 43-year old righty has spent the last three seasons with the Mets, posting a 44-34 record with a 3.90 ERA in 98 games—95 of which were starts.

Once thought of as a long reliever at the start of the season, Colon… Continue reading

Reyes Returns to the Big Apple

The Dominican Republic baseball legend with a .290 career batting average, Jose Reyes returned to the New York Mets last week on a minor league deal. The four-time NL All-Star who last played for the Colorado Rockies was suspended earlier this year for domestic violence against his wife while they were on vacation.

Jose Reyes during… Continue reading

Which Team Suits Fowler the Best?

Dexter Fowler, 29, is a free agent and one of the last remaining notable free-agents still on the market. Previously, Fowler has enjoyed a long stay with the Colorado Rockies, the club who drafted him in the 14th round of the 2004 MLB Draft. However, the veteran outfielder was traded for the first time in his… Continue reading

Yankees Legend, Yogi Berra Passes Away at the age of 90

Today, the baseball world says farewell to New York Yankees legend, Yogi Berra who passed away late Tuesday night due to natural causes at the age of 90. Coincidentally, he passed away on the same day that he made his MLB debut 69 year ago. Yogi played catcher for the Yankees for 18 seasons and he… Continue reading

Johnny’s Interview with MLB Blogger, Sterling Myhre

Sterling Myhre is a 16 year old Junior at St. Albans High School in Washington, DC. Sterling started his blog, “The First Week Of Summer” in October of 2013 with the goal of chronicling his annual baseball trips with his dad that take place during the first week of summer vacation. In July of 2014, Sterling’s… Continue reading

Johnny Evered’s Division Predictions for 2015

Hello baseball fans! Here’s my predictions for the final MLB standings in 2015!

All 30 MLB Teams (Courtesy of baseballhotcorner.com)

American League

AL East:

1: Baltimore Orioles 2: New York Yankees 3: Toronto Blue-Jays 4: Tampa Bay Rays 5: Boston Red Sox

AL Central:

1: Kansas City Royals 2: Detroit Tigers 3: Minnesota Twins 4: Cleveland… Continue reading

MLB Trade Talk

The MLB trade deadline is less than one month away. There hasn’t been any large trades or deals done so far this season, but things should heat up in MLB offices as the deadline approaches on July 31st.

Cole Hamels (middle) talking with Ryan Howard (right) (Courtesy of mlbdailydish.com)

The Philadelphia Phillies have two big-named players… Continue reading

New Jersey’s Finest: Mike Trout and Todd Frazier

For the second season in a row, two natives from New Jersey will be featured in this year’s MLB All-Star game. Mike Trout from Millville, NJ and Todd Frazier from Teaneck, NJ were both voted by the fans as starters in this year’s Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati, OH on July 14th.

Mike Trout laughing at the… Continue reading

2015 Prospects Shine in the Early Going

The MLB’s top prospects in 2015 have fueled their respective teams through the early portion of the season. All of them have added a new flare to the game at the plate, in the field and on the mound.

Chicago Cubs phenom, Kris Bryant(Courtesy of usatoday.com)

Chicago Cubs outfielder, Kris Bryant had a huge splash on… Continue reading

Life and Baseball with Ed Randall

Renaissance painter Leonardo Da Vinci once said, “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.” We have to apply ourselves and take action, especially when it’s for a good cause. Sports broadcaster, TV/radio personality, renowned author and prostate cancer survivor, Ed Randall has taken this quote to heart applying… Continue reading

An Interview with MLB.com’s Prospect Expert, Jonathan Mayo

I am greatly honored to announce that I had the pleasure of interviewing the one and only, Jonathan Mayo! Mayo has been one of MLB.com’s top reporters when it comes to Minor League Baseball prospects since 1999. This interview was conducted prior to start of the 2015 MLB season. Enjoy!

MLB.com Draft Expert, Jonathan Mayo (Courtesy… Continue reading

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