1. MLB Trade Rumors: Trading David Wright Would Be a Huge Mistake for the Mets

    Fan favorite David Wright has been a Met since he first played with the team on July 21st, 2004. Ever since then, he's been the Mets third basemen for almost seven seasons and it's difficult to see anyone other than Wright playing third...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 3 years ago 1,120 reads 38 comments

  2. Jose Reyes Hard for the Mets to Trade: Should He Be Re-Signed?

    Given all the trade speculations, the financial situation, the New York Mets being a bad team and Jose Reyes ' impending free agency, it seems very likely Reyes will be traded this season...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 3 years ago 814 reads 3 comments

  3. Buster Posey Injury Could Land 2 New York Mets Stars on San Francisco Giants

    The San Francisco Giants learned today that they'll most likely be without their MVP for the rest of the year. Buster Posey suffered a broken bone in his lower leg that requires surgery during a game against the Marlins on Wednesday...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 3 years ago 596 reads 2 comments

  4. Whether You Like It or Not, It's Time for the Mets to Start Rebuilding Again

    The Fred Wilpon controversy that has reared it's ugly head in the past week should be the least of the Mets worries right now. Bottom line is this team hasn't won anything in a long time and probably won't do so anytime soon either...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 3 years ago 370 reads 2 comments

  5. White Sox Power Up Potent Line-Up: Sign Adam Dunn to a Four Year Deal

    The White Sox added one of the games top power hitters in Adam Dunn on Friday, signing him to a four year, $56 million dollar contract. The move gives the Sox a much needed left-handed power hitter...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 3 years ago 343 reads 3 comments

  6. MLB Free-Agent Rumors: 9 Inexpensive Pitchers Who Are Worth a Gamble

    Cliff Lee is by far the most attractive, and at the same time, most expensive option on the market this off-season. But after Lee, there's a big drop off in the market...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 3 years ago 1,512 reads 0 comments

  7. 2010 MLB Postseason Preview: How the Reds, Other Playoff Teams Will Fare

    Cincinnati Reds: Strengths: Nothing like starting with the weakest team from the weakest division. It's pretty simple with the Reds this year...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 4 years ago 487 reads 2 comments

  8. Here's an Interesting Stat for You: Bequeathed Runners

    Baseball-reference has a stat that is rarely ever used: bequeathed runners. It's the number of runners on base when a pitcher leaves the game. Subsequently, there's also a stat on how many of these runners score...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 4 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  9. Building a Winner: The Billy Beane Effect

    Former Major League Outfielder Billy Beane didn't have a great playing career, but his work in the front office has been phenomenal. He started off as a scout in 1990 and soon became an assistant G...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 4 years ago 341 reads 2 comments

  10. A Team With Talent: The 2010 Tampa Bay Rays

    I will begin by asking two questions, both of which have the same answer. 1. Which team represented the AL in the 2008 World Series? 2...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 4 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  11. Johan and Halladay: Breaking Down The Best Starters Of The Decade

    Johan Santana and Roy Halladay are two of the better pitchers in baseball. That is established. Santana has two Cy Youngs to his name, in 2004 and 2006, and Roy Halladay has one, in 2003...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 4 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  12. Pujols or Mauer: Who Was The 2009 Major League Baseball MVP?

    With the baseball awards already handed out for 2009, we know who was the MVP of the American League and National League. Joe Mauer and Albert Pujols respectively. Both of them put up dominant numbers during the 2009 season and both deserved the awards

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 4 years ago 312 reads 0 comments

  13. Baseball Records Of This Decade

    Here are some interesting stats from this decade (2000's) and how they are ranked among other players. I listed the second-best total in parentheses...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 4 years ago 531 reads 0 comments

  14. Off-Season Preview: The Chicago Cubs.

    Chicago Cubs: Well, no team was more disappointing in 2009 than the Chicago Cubs. After a remarkable 2008 campaign and the acquisition of Milton Bradley, many thought that the Cubs would be the favorite to win the National League in 2009...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about over 4 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  15. A Look Back: Baseball In The 1800's.

    Baseball originally started as a pro sport back in the 1800's. Though baseball then is hardly ever talked about, I thought I'd write an article about baseball and it's players back when it ...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 3,649 reads 0 comments

  16. Seven Reasons Why Baseball Has Lost It's Luster.

    In just about every U.S. city, if you’re not a fan of baseball, you might as well not be American. Harboring an aversion to the sport is equivalent to burning Old Glory—especially here in Boston, where I live...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  17. Players That Could've Been: A Look at Great Careers That Were Cut Short

    There have been many comments over the years about players whose careers have been shortened in one way or another; and "what could have been" had they not lost the playing time that they did...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 125 reads 2 comments

  18. Offseason Preview: The New York Mets

    New York Mets: DL. It's that simple. If you want to describe the Mets' season in less than three letters, that would definitely be the way to do it. In fact, it's really the only way to do it...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  19. Offseason Preview: Kansas City Royal

    Here's part two of the Offseason Preview series I will be working on. For the second part of this series, I will preview the Royals: Kansas City Royals: The Royals have been bad for a while now, but this season's performance has to sting more than most.

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  20. 2009 Offseason Preview: The Washington Nationals

    I've decided to begin a series that will span over the next few months, most likely. I am going to preview each team's offseason, breaking down strengths and weaknesses, and looking at what each team can do in the free agent market...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 26 reads 2 comments

  21. MLB Award Predictions: Why The AL MVP Is Playing For The Minnesota Twins

    September is around the corner, which means that the pennant races are heating up and the regular season is already coming to it's end...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 144 reads 19 comments

  22. Should Steroid Greats Be Excluded from the Hall of Fame?

    Steroids. For the past 20 years, many players used this PED among others to get an edge on other players. In 2003, Major League baseball randomly tested players and a reported 103 tested positive for a banned substance...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about almost 5 years ago 749 reads 0 comments

  23. First Half Assessment: New York Mets

    The New York Mets This is overall my first half assessment of the New York Mets. They have been bad this year and injury plagued. I don't think Jerry Manuel has been doing a good job...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  24. Is Pujols Among The Best Ever: Comparing The Top Five Hitters Of All Time

    There have been a lot of fans raving about how Pujols might be the best ever. Or about how he will break certain records and such. When I hear these comments, my gut reaction is to deny that he could ever become the greatest hitter of all time...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 5 years ago 755 reads 4 comments

  25. Hey Baseball Fans. The All Star Game Is Only a Popularity Contest.

    With the all star game voting already closed and the teams all ready to go, it's almost time for the 80th annual all star game. We all know how important the game is to some. The league that wins gets home field advantage in the world series...

    Sergio Valdez Written by Sergio Valdez about 5 years ago 43 reads 6 comments