A Pyrrhic Victory for Baseball Fans as MLB Agrees to Return to Play

The MLBPA and owners agreed upon a return to play plan, as a result of Manfred’s vested powers from the March 26th agreement. The long stalemate lasted a whole three months, but in the end, an agreement surrounding the current CBA could not be found. The waters have muddied between the owners and Players Union,Continue reading “A Pyrrhic Victory for Baseball Fans as MLB Agrees to Return to Play”

The Analysis of Sports Amidst COVID-19

After a long and argumentative time span in May and June, the NBA and MLB have concluded that the season will resume in the month of July. For the majority of sports fans, it is a pleasure and a sign of hope that sports will finally be on television again. For the opposite side ofContinue reading “The Analysis of Sports Amidst COVID-19”

Expansion Series 8: San Francisco

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, every die-hard sports fan has missed out on some key events that otherwise would have occurred. The possibility of not having a football season (college or professional) has me pinching myself to make sure that I’m not living in a dream. In an uncertain time in the sports world, it’sContinue reading “Expansion Series 8: San Francisco”

Expansion Series 7: Oakland

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, every die-hard sports fan has missed out on some key events that otherwise would have occurred. The possibility of not having a football season (college or professional) has me pinching myself to make sure that I’m not living in a dream. In an uncertain time in the sports world, it’sContinue reading “Expansion Series 7: Oakland”

Expansion Series 6: Baltimore

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, every die-hard sports fan has missed out on some key events that otherwise would have occurred. The possibility of not having a football season (college or professional) has me pinching myself to make sure that I’m not living in a dream. In an uncertain time in the sports world, it’sContinue reading “Expansion Series 6: Baltimore”

Expansion Series 5: New Orleans

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, every die-hard sports fan has missed out on some key events that otherwise would have occurred. The possibility of not having a football season (college or professional) has me pinching myself to make sure that I’m not living in a dream. In an uncertain time in the sports world, it’sContinue reading “Expansion Series 5: New Orleans”

Biggest Winner from the COVID-19 Fallout: The KBO

I have always been a “glass-half-full” kind of guy, so talking about who lost the most from COVID-19 brought no joy. Trying to remain optimistic about the stoppage of society as a whole, we will judge who or what came out of this pandemic stronger. The jawn that prospered the most due to this pandemicContinue reading “Biggest Winner from the COVID-19 Fallout: The KBO”

Is 2020 the Year of the Replacement Ballplayers?

It seems with each day, the disparity between the MLBPA and MLB widens. According to Jon Heyman, the two sides thought that they settled the issue when they agreed to a prorated salary… Whatever agreement they had on March 26 was lost in translation. The players perceived this agreement to mean that the salary perContinue reading “Is 2020 the Year of the Replacement Ballplayers?”

Biggest Loser from the COVID-19 Fallout: Mookie Betts

He was supposed to be baseball’s next $400 million dollar man, and rightfully so. Mookie Betts was in pole position to have a monster offseason, where he would become the most sought-after unrestricted free agent. The Red Sox had reportedly made several attempts to restructure the contract with Mookie. In 2016, he declined a five-year, $100 millionContinue reading “Biggest Loser from the COVID-19 Fallout: Mookie Betts”

What Happens When a City Supports You

Growing up outside of Boston, I’ve seen more than my fair share of sports stories slide across the kitchen table. One could say I was born in the golden age of Boston sports, where winning was treated almost as an expectation, and in the winter when the Pats, Celtics, and Bruins were all playing, ifContinue reading “What Happens When a City Supports You”