1. MLB Should Have Instant Replay for the End of a Game

    A critical call was blown in last night's game between the Yankees and Orioles. That is not an opinion. That is a fact...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,607 reads 28 comments

  2. Los Angeles Angels: Did Mike Trout Cost Justin Verlander the Cy Young Award?

    The American League MVP of 2012 might have just knocked out the American League MVP of 2011. Justin Verlander , the Cy Young winner and MVP of the league last season, took the hill last night in Anaheim in a game the Detroit Tigers needed to have...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,252 reads 2 comments

  3. Heath Bell Blows Yet Another Game for the Miami Marlins

    On Saturday, the Miami Marlins sat in the clubhouse for 2.5 hours, waiting for the weather in Washington, D.C. to clear up so they could play the ninth inning...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 365 reads 2 comments

  4. MLB: Pittsbugh Pirates Had the Perfect Loss for a Pennant Run

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are trying to climb back into playoff position and time is running out. As of this article there are only 25 games left in their schedule and they remain a game and a half out of the wild- card spot...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 318 reads 2 comments

  5. Washington Nationals End Stephen Strasburg's Season and Move on

    Last night, Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg was pulled after three innings in a 9-7 loss to the Miami Marlins . It was his second subpar start in as many games...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 463 reads 6 comments

  6. Lorenzo Cain and Kansas City Royals Torment Chicago White Sox Again

    Please forgive the pun...but Lorenzo Cain was able against the Chicago White Sox Friday night. Perhaps this author saw too many back pages of the New York Post and internalized the paper's distinct play on words...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  7. Kansas City Royals Look to Continue Tormenting the Chicago White Sox

    The Royals must be licking their chops as they arrive in Chicago for this weekend's series against the White Sox. And they must be trembling in the South Side...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  8. Colorado Rockies Pitching Worked Despite the Losses

    Do not pay attention to the win-loss totals for the Colorado Rockies this week. Their pitching staff triumphed even if the team did not...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 206 reads 0 comments

  9. Bobby Valentine Has Become the Joke the Red Sox Must End

    Bobby Valentine's time in Boston has become a joke, and his managerial run should end today. There should be a system at Fenway Park that is similar to the Vatican regarding Bobby Valentine...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 707 reads 0 comments

  10. Pittsburgh Pirates Are Back on Track After a Rough Stretch

    I have good news for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. Then more good news. Then a little more good news. And then I'll finish this piece up with some good news. First of all, the Pirates did not falter to the lowly Houston Astros ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 720 reads 3 comments

  11. Colorado Rockies' Pitching Worked Perfectly for a Day

    Last week, I wrote a Bleacher Report article that was a strange but potentially viable suggestion for the Colorado Rockies and their pitching staff. And for one day my scheme looked like a winner for the Rockies...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  12. The Kansas City Royals Continue to Play the Role of Spoiler

    The Kansas City Royals are not having a very memorable season. They are out of contention and will be facing yet another losing season, their 17th out of 18 seasons. But what the Royals have been able to do is rise to the level of their competition...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  13. Washington Nationals Will Use John Lannan in Stephen Strasburg's Spot

    At the end of spring training, the excess of starting pitchers forced the Washington Nationals to make a difficult decision. They needed to lose a starter. John Lannan was the odd man out and was sent to Syracuse of the International League...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 393 reads 4 comments

  14. Los Angeles Angels Are Back in the Playoff Hunt Thanks to the Boston Red Sox

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were reeling. A 7-15 stretch in late July and early August put the ambitious Halos from being a pennant contender to a mere two games over .500...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,258 reads 26 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Pirates Losing to the Astros Is Totally Unacceptable

    Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the opening game of their series against the Houston Astros at PNC Park...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 362 reads 0 comments

  16. New York Yankees Can Not Lose Many CC Sabathia Starts to Avoid a Collapse

    The Yankees and their fans desperately want their team to avoid the fate that befell on the 2007 New York Mets and the 2011 Boston Red Sox : They do not want to squander a huge ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 355 reads 6 comments

  17. Chris Nelson Is Finally Delivering for the Colorado Rockies

    A first-round pick for the Rockies is blossoming in the major leagues and Colorado is thinking "better late than never for Chris Nelson." In 2004, the Rockies had the ninth pick in the draft...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 637 reads 0 comments

  18. Astros Starter Bud Norris Deserved Better Than a No Decision Today

    Houston Astros starting pitcher Bud Norris has talent. He has pitched some good games over his four years in Houston and finished last season with a 3.77 ERA over 186 innings. But the 27-year-old right hander has a sub ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 338 reads 1 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox Should Try to Sign Roger Clemens

    Roger Clemens is continuing his trip back to the majors. According to USA Today , he will make another start for the Sugar Land Skeeters on September 7th, which would be next Friday...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 2,300 reads 54 comments

  20. Why the Oakland Athletics Are Still in the AL West Divisional Race

    It is hard to believe that in mid-June, the Oakland Athletics were nine games under .500. Or maybe it is hard to grasp that the A's have a playoff spot as of Labor Day weekend. One thing is certain...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,020 reads 5 comments

  21. Kansas City Royals Drop a Doubleheader to the Minnesota Twins

    Evidently, the Kansas City Royals can only beat contending teams. Kansas City finished a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Earlier in August, they took five of six games from the Chicago White Sox ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  22. Oakland Athletics Clobber the Pawtucket Red Sox and Keep on Rolling

    Baseball is so unfair. How can a small-revenue team like the Boston Red Sox hope to contend against a big-market team like the Oakland Athletics ? Yesterday was an example of ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 633 reads 6 comments

  23. Houston Astros Provide No Resistance to the Cincinnati Reds

    The Houston Astros managed to trade away one of their few remaining actual major leaguers while remaining a punching bag for contending teams...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  24. Miami Marlins Are Reminiscent of "The Phantom Menace"

    The 2012 Miami Marlins season reminds me a lot of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace . And as anyone who saw that movie knows, that is no compliment...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 411 reads 0 comments

  25. Houston Astros Ending Their National League Run with a Whimper

    The rest of the National League is surely going to miss these Houston Astros . The team that entered the National League as the Colt .45s in 1962 is leaving for the American League starting in 2013...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,036 reads 0 comments