The case for Jon Lester and the Hall of Fame

Last week, 16-year MLB veteran pitcher Jon Lester announced his retirement from baseball. A three-time World Series champion, Lester warrants the debate of whether or not he deserves to be enshrined in the…

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The MLB Lockout Fan-mily

A mosaic of ice has crystallized against the kitchen window. Snow dominates the landscape and traps us with a vindictive grip. School was canceled again today, further slowing our annual descent into madness…

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Should the Mariners retire Seager’s number?

Long-time Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager announced his retirement via his wife’s Twitter account last week. And so the debate began whether the number 15 will be worn in Seattle ever again.…

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If I were the MLB Commissioner

The investigation is complete. The punishments have been itemized. The fans remain outraged. Major League Baseball completed its investigation into allegations of illegal sign stealing by the 2017 Houston Astros. A statement by…

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What is Seattle’s Kyle Lewis?

Almost as much as baseball, I love Star Wars. That’s right, I said it. Now, to be clear, I love the movies and everything that’s spun off as a result of the magnificent…

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Happy Birthday, Junior

My hero turned 50 years old today. That’s right, the man who will be forever known as “The Kid,” has reached the half-century mark. Happy birthday, Ken Griffey Jr. Through the course of…

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Best Baseball Walk-up Songs

Music has a lot of power. If you’ve ever noticed in a movie, the background music sets the tone for the scene. A man walking from an explosion with triumphant theme connotes that…

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Checking in on MLB division races

We’re headed into the final month of the season, so it’s time to take inventory of MLB division races. With about 30 games left to play, there are a few races that are…

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