1. Mike Stanton and the Top MLB Hitters Under 23 Years Old

    Major League Baseball is entering an ice age. It is no secret hitting has been down around the league in 2011, and this follows a loose trend since the so-called "end" of the so-called "Steroid Era...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 2,575 reads 10 comments

  2. Tim Lincecum and Major League Baseball's 10 Most Misleading Statistics

    Tim Lincecum pitched fabulously on Sunday afternoon and earned his 10th win of the season as the San Francisco Giants salvaged the fourth game of their series with the Philadelphia Phillies ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,508 reads 8 comments

  3. 25 Unbelievably Hot Women Who Love Baseball

    What's more American than baseball? Well, maybe a few things, like apple pie, the American flag, Coca-Cola . . . And smoking hot babes. Do hot girls and baseball go hand in hand? Bien sur ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 35,088 reads 2 comments

  4. Josh Reddick and the Most Overrated Prospect in Each MLB Farm System

    Josh Reddick is not who you think he is. Now in his third appearance with the Red Sox and first full-time appearance, Reddick has been hitting the stuffing out of the ball, to the tune of ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 5,759 reads 45 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies' Post-Hunter Pence Trade Winning Streak Ends vs. Giants

    In baseball, there is a saying: Every team is going to win 54 games and every team is going to lose 54 games; it's how you play in the other 54 that determines who wins the pennant...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 574 reads 1 comments

  6. The Best (and Worst) Facial Hair in Sports

    Brian Wilson has a beard to be feared. During the San Francisco Giants' World Series run last season, a slogan developed in the Bay Area to honor the Giants' dominant facial-hair-clad closer...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 19,419 reads 30 comments

  7. Top 50 Sexiest Golfers and Tennis Players: Who's Hotter?

    Men love women in golf shirts and tennis skirts. At some point between the time Hugh Hefner got into the publishing game and Madonna started cavorting around in see-through clothing, ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 79,038 reads 8 comments

  8. 10 Fun Facts Regarding Hunter Pence and the Philadelphia Phillies

    Hunter Pence has made the Philadelphia Phillies the best team in baseball. It has now been 10 days since Ruben Amaro pulled the trigger to acquire Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros , and the results have been immediate and apparent...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 253 reads 7 comments

  9. 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers: Is Matt Kemp the Most Underrated Player in Baseball

    Is it possible for a player to be one of the consensus top five players in his league and still be underrated? If that player is Matt Kemp , then the answer is an unequivocal Yes...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,851 reads 4 comments

  10. Cliff Lee and the 2011 Former Cleveland Indians All-Stars

    It has been an amazing year for the Cleveland Indians . You probably think we're talking about the 2011 Cleveland Indians, which is a fair assumption, since those Indians are back in playoff contention again...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,103 reads 2 comments

  11. Ryan Howard and the 10 Worst Players Ever to Lead the League in HR and RBI

    Ryan Howard is the best hitter in the National League. After all, it very much looks like he is ready to turn up the heat in the second half, and in all likelihood he is going to lead the league in home runs and RBI this season...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 3,181 reads 5 comments

  12. The 40 Most Vicious Cheap Shots in Sports History

    American sports fans: We are all hypocrites. Why lay such a potentially slanderous charge against such a large and diverse group of people as the American sports fan? The typical American sports fan deplores violence...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 134,707 reads 122 comments

  13. MLB Power Rankings: Rating the Post-Deadline Anger of Each MLB Fanbase

    Do they even want to win in the Bronx in 2011? The July 31 trade deadline has come and gone with a surprisingly active transaction wire, which means that lots of fans in lots of cities have a lot to talk about today...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 333 reads 5 comments

  14. Kevin Youkilis and Each MLB Team's Most Overrated Player

    Bias has run amok in Red Sox Nation. In other news, water is wet, the sky is blue and the sun burns hot on a bright summer day...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 4,497 reads 66 comments

  15. MLB Trades: Michael Bourn Makes Atlanta Braves a Threat to Philadelphia Phillies

    Coming into the weekend, the Atlanta Braves have enjoyed a terrific 2011 season despite two lingering questions that continue to befuddle baseball fans: How can they be this good ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,642 reads 27 comments

  16. MLB Trades: Why Orlando Cabrera Hurts, Not Helps, the San Francisco Giants

    With Ozzie Smith, Barry Larkin and Cal Ripken, Jr. apparently unavailable, the San Francisco Giants went after the next best thing Sunday, acquiring 36-year-old shortstop Orlando ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,980 reads 20 comments

  17. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: 10 Things to Know About the Hunter Pence Trade

    Ed Wade continues to build a winner in Philadelphia. The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies completed a trade late Friday night that sends All-Star right fielder Hunter Pence to the Phils in exchange for a collection of minor-leaguers...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 10,789 reads 14 comments

  18. Derek Jeter: Is It Time for the New York Yankees To Bench the Captain?

    It is a moment that every baseball fan of my generation remembers vividly: On September 20, 1998, in the morning before the Baltimore Orioles ' final home game of the season, news ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 554 reads 5 comments

  19. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: The Phillies Should Make B.J. Upton Their Target

    According to MLBTradeRumors.com , the Philadelphia Phillies are, to this point, most interested in Hunter Pence and possibly Carlos Quentin, and are really on the outside looking in with respect to B...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,710 reads 4 comments

  20. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: Why Carlos Quentin May Be Disastrous for the Phillies

    According to MLBTradeRumors.com , both Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com and Jon Heyman of SI.com are reporting that the Phillies are showing interest in Carlos Quentin of the Chicago White Sox ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 1,363 reads 2 comments

  21. MLB Trade Deadline: Did Philadelphia Phillies Lose Big in Carlos Beltran Deal?

    I still remember rather vividly the day in August of 2010 when the San Francisco Giants picked up Cody Ross off of waivers from the Florida Marlins . My reaction to that deal was not a nuanced one...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 758 reads 2 comments

  22. The 30 Worst Stadiums and Arenas in American Sports

    ?????Tampa Bay has killed the Tropicana. For generations, the word Tropicana meant Ricky Ricardo, sexy Cubano dancers and delicious sun-sweetened Florida orange juice...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 37,913 reads 92 comments

  23. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: Why Ubaldo Jimenez May Be the Steal of the Deadline

    Gather 'round, kiddies, whilst I blather on about my favorite topic: The Blindness of Conventional Wisdom...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 354 reads 1 comments

  24. The 50 Worst Draft Flops in Sports History

    Last month, the Dallas Mavericks topped the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals in six games on the strength of a superstar and future Hall of Famer in Dirk Nowitski who was drafted with the 9th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 47,604 reads 24 comments

  25. The 50 Best Game-Winning Plays in Sports History

    With the game on the line, with the team and the crowd and the fans and the city on the edge of their collective seat and waiting with their collective bated breath, who do we usually ...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 3 years ago 14,200 reads 48 comments