1. MLB Prime Nine: Top Candidates for AL MVP

    It's never too early to determine who is at least in the running for awards in Major League Baseball. Sports Illustrated recently put out a column stating there are only three major candidates for the AL MVP...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 659 reads 24 comments

  2. Who's Angel Stadium Bound? Your 2010 MLB Should-Be All-Stars

    This year has been an eerie year in baseball in terms of stars. In the previous years, deserving players were clear cut and obvious stand-outs. This year, at a plethora of positions, it's not an easy decision...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 122 reads 4 comments

  3. What's Wrong With The White Sox?

    The Chicago White Sox are having early season troubles. They sit at 5-9 and are already five games behind the Minnesota Twins and tied for last in the division...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 557 reads 3 comments

  4. And So It Begins: Final MLB Preseason Power Rankings

    It's baseball season again, and the weekly power rankings are back! Here's the preseason rankings. (1) New York Yankees—the reigning world champions are the team to beat...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 1,502 reads 3 comments

  5. All-Underrated MLB Team

    Snubs are made whether it be during the All-Star break or post-season awards. Thus, we can classify them as underrated, if they're not getting the proper accolades from the fans or even sportswriters...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 2,800 reads 17 comments

  6. 100 Brief Points: Previewing The 2010 MLB Season

    Is it April yet? It's so close, but yet so far for baseball fans. Bleacher Report shoves the MLB tab to the back of the line on the front page while MLB teams are making strategic moves to enhance their chances at success...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 159 reads 2 comments

  7. D.A.'s AL East Preview

    Here is part two of six of my division previews. This one examines by far the deepest division in baseball, with three teams as serious World Series contenders: the American League East. 2009 Standings: 1...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 402 reads 25 comments

  8. D.A.'s AL Central Preview

    Last year, when the Twins were in third place, I predicted that they would win the division. And they did, although it took them 163 games to do so. With most of the offseason moves having occurred already, here's part one of six of my division previews..

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 542 reads 9 comments

  9. The Squawking Hawk: Andre Dawson Is Acting Like a Baby

    Be thankful for what you have. Andre Dawson will be inducted into Cooperstown this year—with the cap of the now defunct Montreal Expos. This comes to the dismay of Andre "The Hawk" Dawson...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 484 reads 8 comments

  10. Five MLB Teams That Could Surprise Us in 2010

    Here are four teams that should exceed expectations. And one team that will let down its fans. ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 764 reads 17 comments

  11. The Ridiculously Early Baseball Playoff Predictions

    Last year, I did a ridiculously early playoff prediction. I picked the Blue Jays and Mets to meet in the World Series... The Blue Jays started off the season on-fire and I got excited, but then failed...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 466 reads 12 comments

  12. The Top Five 1-2 Pitching Punches for Each League in 2010

    Trades are being made... Some rotations are getting stronger, and others are, well... staying the same. Here are the top five one-two punches for each league in 2010, based off the current depth/rotations...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 4 years ago 719 reads 12 comments

  13. OU Campus Voice: Beat the Hell out of Texas

    That's it. "Beat the hell out of Texas." OU students know what I'm talking about. Each day, we pass that slogan that has been somehow permanently painted to the ground just outside the Bizzell Clock...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 407 reads 7 comments

  14. The All-MLB Team: D.A.'s 2009 in Review Part One

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 348 reads 7 comments

  15. Second to Some: Dustin Pedroia Is Far from AL's Best Second Baseman

    Another day...another article...and after the Red Sox clinched the American League Wild Card after a Texas Rangers loss, the interviews came. One interview specifically claimed to speak to the "best second baseman in the American League...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 872 reads 68 comments

  16. MLB Second-Half All-Stars

    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is dumb. There are tons of reasons. My biggest pet peeve is that it's during the middle of the season. Why? Because it really doesn't prove who is the best player at each position...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 59 reads 16 comments

  17. Twins-Tigers Series Preview: Another AL Central Epic Clash

    It took 163 games last year to decide which team would represent the American League Central in the postseason...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 430 reads 3 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Week 23 | The NL Wild Card Race Is Well...Wild

    Team (Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. New York Yankees (99-56|1) Offensive Player of the Week: Alex Rodriguez (.300 avg, 3 HR, 8 RBI)Pitcher of the Week: CC Sabathia (W, 7 IP, 8 Ks, 0 ER) Yankees MVP of the 2009: Mark Teixeira (...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 289 reads 29 comments

  19. What They're Saying On Campus: Sooner Buzz

    After the devastating loss of Sam Bradford to injury and the subsequent loss to Bringham Young, students at the University of Oklahoma are being cautiously optimistic about the team this year...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 1,355 reads 9 comments

  20. MLB Power Rankings: Week 22 | Twin Wonders

    Team (Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. New York Yankees (95-54|1) Talk about really pushing for that MVP trophy for Mark Teixeira (.462 avg/11 RBI/1.502 OPS last week). Robinson Cano (...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 274 reads 14 comments

  21. It's Not Even Debatable: Chipper Jones Is a Surefire Hall-Of-Famer

    Pondering retirement in 2010, questions have shot up about the Hall of Fame credentials of Braves third baseman Chipper Jones. That is confusing to me, because it shouldn't be a question. Chipper Jones is a lock for the Hall of Fame...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 1,831 reads 5 comments

  22. D.A.'s MLB Awards Watch Update

    Power rankings are pretty useless this time of the year. Does anybody really care where the Nationals, Royals, Padres, etc...fall? No. What people do care about at this time of the year is awards...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 875 reads 38 comments

  23. Survey Says: The Best Players in Baseball's Last 20 Years

    ESPN is celebrating its 20th year in bringing the fans baseball. It decided to do a SportsNation poll on who was the best player at each position in the past 20 years. I saw the results and they seemed pretty asinine...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 2,622 reads 19 comments

  24. Debate: Did Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire Really "Save" Baseball in 1998?

    Myth: Baseball was dying in 1998. The home run chase of Roger Maris's record of 61 home runs in a single season by Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa prevented baseball's demise...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 1,863 reads 15 comments

  25. MLB Power Rankings: Week 21 | These Tigers Are Prowling

    Team (Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. New York Yankees (87-50|1) Who is hotter than Alex Rodriguez (.375 avg/8 RBI last week)? How about Jorge Posada (.409 avg/3 HR/8 RBI last week)? Robinson Cano (...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 5 years ago 619 reads 20 comments