1. New Playoff Model for MLB?

    I had a thought the other day—what if the MLB arranged its Playoff schedule like the NBA or the NHL? That is, have the division winners as the top three seeds in their league, and then ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 6 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  2. Major Misjudgement for Mr. Kevin Millar

    MLB.com reported on Wednesday that the Toronto Blue Jays signed Kevin Millar to a Minor League contract. Now, I understand that we are in the midst of a horrendous economic crisis, but come on...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 6 years ago 71 reads 2 comments

  3. Three Up/Three Down: 2009 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

    Pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training in just 24 days! Yes, it's true...Baseball is almost ready to begin again...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 6 years ago 318 reads 1 comments

  4. Who's In Left? Options For The New York Mets

    Reports out of New York say that the Mets would be content with their current left field platoon of Daniel Murphy and Fernando Tatis...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 6 years ago 700 reads 13 comments

  5. Florida Native Making Waves In St. Louis

    If Major League Baseball created an award for the Most Surprising Player of the Year, 2008's winner would have to be St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder Ryan Ludwick...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  6. No Cup Of Joe?

    The 79th Major League Baseball All Star Game was certainly one for the ages. The game itself was full of wonder, passion and intensity...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  7. A Holliday In Queens?

    Imagine this: You are Omar Minaya, the General Manager of the New York Mets. It's July 31st, and you are now tied with the Phillies for the lead in the National League East...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 162 reads 1 comments

  8. Half-Way Home: American League Edition

    So you've seen my National League choices for first-half award winners. Now it's time to pick the best of the first half from the Junior Circuit.AMERICAN LEAGUE CY YOUNG:Winner: This is a very difficult award to give out...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  9. Half Way Home: National League Edition

    The All Star Game is commonly referred to as the mid-way point of the season. But more accurately, the half-way mark of the season for most teams is either today or tomorrow...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 256 reads 0 comments

  10. Where Have You Gone, Mr. Miller?

    Yea, remember him? Wade Miller, a right-hander originally from Reading, PA, was drafted by the Houston Astros in 1996. This highly touted hard-thrower had a lot going for him and had some great stuff coming out of Alvernia College in his hometown...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 531 reads 2 comments

  11. Let's Make A Deal!

    Over the last several years, us Met fans have watched the Mets make some great acquisitions. Obtaining players like Johan Santana, Pedro Martinez, Mike Piazza and John Olerud have all made the Mets a better team...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 620 reads 3 comments

  12. New York Mets: It Wasn't Wille Randolph's Fault

    So Willie Randolph is out as Mets manager. Clearly, this makes no sense. How can a guy win a poker hand when he is dealt cards that are fading and underachieving? That's what Randolph ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 861 reads 3 comments

  13. Willie Randolph Not to Blame

    So Randolph is out as Mets manager. Clearly, this makes no sense. How can a guy win a poker hand when he is dealt cards that are fading and underachieving? That's what Randolph was ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 481 reads 0 comments

  14. Scott Kazmir to Carlos Zambrano: Hey Now, Who's an All Star?

    It's very hard to believe that we are almost to the All-Star break. That's right, in a month from now, we will be seeing the sport's "greatest" taking part in the Mid-Summer Classic, this year taking place in Yankee Stadium...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  15. Let's See That Again

    In case you've missed it, Major League Baseball is coming closer and closer to implementing instant replay in regular season games...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 159 reads 1 comments

  16. Where Are They Now?

    It is rather astonishing how many once promising athletes and potential Hall-of-Famers are without jobs in 2008...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 6 years ago 76 reads 0 comments