As far back as you can remember, Major League Baseball’s Opening Day comes with pomp, pageantry, good food, excitement, and a whole lot of fun for the family. Cincinnati, home to the very first professional baseball team, will once again hold the annual Findlay Market Parade, making it official to the whole world that baseball has returned. In Cincinnati it is a holiday for one and all, where citizens stop everything to go out and cheer loud and proud for the hometown Reds.
Curse THIS! by Amy Lignor It was announced yesterday (on The Weather Channel) that New Jersey’s in a drought for the first time since 2001. You know who’s not in a drought anymore? Exactly! Congratulations Chicago…your Cubs did it! I think we all know that the chant: “Go, Cubs, Go!” will be […]
Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Off to a Blazing Start By Burt Carey New York has a long history of producing positive media for its sports stars. Some are deserved, others not so much. The accolades for New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard are starting to mount. All he’s done so far in the young 2016 […]
Braves, Marlins Set to Play July 3 Game at Ft. Bragg By Burt Carey Major League Baseball’s Florida Marlins and Atlanta Braves will mark Independence Day this year by playing their regular-season game on July 3 in a new 12,500-seat ballpark at Ft. Bragg, N.C. The game will serve as MLB’s salute to all […]
Mets Add Juan Uribe to World Series Roster By Burt Carey The New York Mets added veteran journeyman utility infielder Juan Uribe to their roster for Game 1 of the World Series matchup against the Kansas City Royals. “I can walk through the locker room, I can’t find anybody that’s got two World Series […]
MLB’s Top 10 Stars Under Age 25 By Burt Carey Don’t look now but Major League Baseball’s stars of tomorrow have already checked in, and in a big way. A record 20 players at this year’s MLB All-Star game in Cincinnati were under 25 years old, marking a youthful push that hasn’t been seen […]
Mike Trout Is Poster Child of MLB’s Young Guns By Burt Carey The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim knew they had something special when they selected Mike Trout as the 25th pick in the first round of the 2009 amateur draft. And now the entire baseball world is standing in awe of a 23-year-old […]
Rookie David Hale Discusses Achieving His Dream of Pitching for His Hometown Team, the Atlanta Braves David Hale is a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball’s NL East. As a rookie this year (2014), he has pitched both as a part of the starting lineup and as a reliever, with […]