1. Say It Ain't So: J.D. Drew May Be Done After 2011 Season

    J.D. Drew, oh what could have been. It’s hard to believe J.D. Drew is entering the final year of the five-year deal he signed with the Boston Red Sox, and that he’s 35...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 929 reads 5 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Vow to Lock Up Adrian Gonzalez, but How Much Will It Take?

    Spring is in the air, meaning baseball is on the horizon: the best sport there is and will ever be. Players are reporting to camp and rosters are all but set...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 278 reads 1 comments

  3. Albert Pujols: Wants to Be a Cardinal for Life, So Why Isn't He?

    The imposed deadline came and went for the St. Louis Cardinals to sign the best player on the planet, Albert Pujols , to a contract-extension. He now enters the final year of his deal and will be a free agent at season’s end...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 129 reads 1 comments

  4. For Connor and Jack, Axemen get emotional win

    It is difficult to describe what happened last night in the Purple Pit. More than two years removed from attending South Eugene High School, I returned for the first time. I wish the reason was solely to see former teachers...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  5. St. Louis Cardinals Have No Choice but To Show Albert Pujols the Money

    Contract negotiations in baseball have collectively begun to mirror the most memorable scene from Jerry Maguire, when Cuba Gooding Jr...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 466 reads 2 comments

  6. Andy Pettitte: Is the Yankees Pitcher a Hall of Famer? No

    Andy Pettitte , who announced his retirement from baseball on Friday, pitched 15 seasons in the major leagues for the New York Yankees and Houston Astros...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 203 reads 1 comments

  7. New York Yankees Are Treating 2011 Like 2003: Team Forced to Be Thrifty

    In 2003, Mark Prior won 18 games with the Chicago Cubs. That same year, Freddy Garcia won 12 games for the Seattle Mariners, while Bartolo Colon won 15 for the Chicago White Sox...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: If Stars Can Bounce Back, Team Should be Lethal in 2011

    On paper, the Boston Red Sox have the best and most complete team in the American League. To back up such a declaration, however, many of their prime talents must bounce back from a slew of injuries...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 727 reads 7 comments

  9. Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon Together Again, This Time with Tampa Bay Rays

    I knew the Tampa Bay Rays were interested in both Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon , but I was stunned upon learning that the team signed the duo for a combined $7.25 million...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 531 reads 5 comments

  10. Andruw Jones: New York Yankees Looking to Revitalize His Career

    Pitchers and catchers report in 23 days and, to be expected, the pickings on the free-agent market are slim. The biggest news in the past few weeks has been reliever Rafael Soriano signing with the New York Yankees...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 1,138 reads 7 comments

  11. Cubs Busy, But Will Have Tough Time Contending In Stacked NL Central

    The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908, a painful 102 years ago. Their fans have thought "this will be the year" year after year and their front office has ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 576 reads 1 comments

  12. LeBron James Has Really Outdone Himself With Comments on the Cleveland Cavaliers

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers lost 112-57 to the Los Angeles Lakers . To make the pain run deeper, LeBron James felt the need to comment on the beatdown his former team suffered...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 593 reads 23 comments

  13. MLB: Some Teams Are Cautious With Young Arms, But Why?

    Perusing the internet as I do, I came across the latest piece by Sports Illustrated ‘s Tom Verducci , which was a very interesting read...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 684 reads 12 comments

  14. MLB Hall of Fame: Analyzing the Inductees and Those Who Fell Short of Hall Call

    Members of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America vote on who is inducted into the Hall of Fame. This year, pitcher Bert Blyleven and shortstop Roberto Alomar had their name called and are now enshrined in Cooperstown...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 583 reads 5 comments

  15. Desire To be in Colorado Outweighs Pocketbook for Gonzalez and Tulowitzki

    It is interesting how many players in their early 30′s are receiving long-term contracts. Relievers in their mid-30′s are getting two year deals, and in some cases three...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 326 reads 6 comments

  16. Texas Rangers Vastly Overpay for Mr. Contract Year, Adrian Beltre

    Believe it or not, this swing produced one of Adrian Beltre's 28 homers, a total amassed which helped make him a very rich man...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 307 reads 0 comments

  17. Derrek Lee Heads To Baltimore, Capping Off O's Aggressive Offseason

    Derrek Lee had a solid finish to 2010 with the Atlanta Braves. Can he build upon it with the Orioles? Derrek Lee decided against returning to the team that drafted him ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  18. Vick Scrutinized and a Bias Against Bagwell's Hall of Fame Candidacy

    Material for articles is never-ending. There is always something to write about when it comes to the world of sports. Even on a quiet news day, a player or team can be analyzed...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 446 reads 7 comments

  19. Brandon Webb: If Healthy, He Could Serve as Cliff Lee's Replacement in Texas

    Considering what ace left-hander Cliff Lee accomplished for the Texas Rangers last season, losing him to the Philadelphia Phillies had to be difficult to stomach for a franchise that reached the World Series...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  20. Gilbert Arenas: Focus on the Athlete, Not Who Is Behind the Mask

    Professional athletes aren’t role models. With that said, I looked up to Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones as a child...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 377 reads 1 comments

  21. Zack Greinke Trade Improves the Brewers, Gives the Royals Building Blocks

    When the Milwaukee Brewers traded four prospects for CC Sabathia in 2008, they knew they were getting a player who could propel them into the playoffs but also one who may elect not to sign an extension...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about almost 4 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  22. Red Sox Turn Lone Weakness into Strength, Look To Be Team To Beat in AL

    The Boston Red Sox have had the best offseason of any team. They acquired and signed hitting to bolster an already sturdy lineup. They have a balanced rotation, with four pitchers that could win more than 15 games...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about almost 4 years ago 382 reads 1 comments

  23. New York Yankees, Texas Rangers Try To Move on As Cliff Lee Rejoins Phillies

    After Cliff Lee signed a five-year, $120 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies late Monday night, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels immediately responded to his decision : “Let’s give the guy some credit...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about almost 4 years ago 233 reads 1 comments

  24. Cliff Lee Spurns Yankees, Rangers, Takes Less Money To Pitch For Phillies

    As The New York Times ‘ Ben Shpigel wrote two days ago , a 26-year-old pitcher by the name of Greg Maddux received a lucrative contract offer from the New York Yankees in 1992...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about almost 4 years ago 84 reads 3 comments

  25. Carl Crawford Officially Signs with Boston Red Sox, Cliff Lee Decision Awaits

    It wasn’t a dream. Carl Crawford , who reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox late Wednesday night, officially signed a seven-year, $142 million deal on Friday, making ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about almost 4 years ago 166 reads 3 comments