1. Better Late Than Never: Over the Radar MLB Signings

    I've sort of been out of commission lately, not so much because of anything serious, rather, I've just been lazy. Thanks to whoever checks this regularly and I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoy making these articles...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 847 reads 1 comments

  2. Let's Make it Official: MLB Trade Talk

    "That ref's a real prick out there. That's right, you heard me, my man! Number four's been throwing elbows, and someone's kid is going to get hurt...Let's make it official then...

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  3. Under the Radar: MLB Trades

    "What are you a wizard? A genius? Why didn't you tell me that before?" Best in Show (2000)I'm not going to lie. Nothing happened in baseball that I care to report on...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 815 reads 1 comments

  4. Top Remaining MLB Free Agents

    "I hear the jury's still out on science." G.O.B. (Arrested Development, 2005)Let me preface this article by stating that the players whom I rank as the top remaining free agents may not be the best players still unsigned...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 2,438 reads 14 comments

  5. MLB Season in Review: 2007 National League Awards

    "The decisions we make in Washington have a direct impact on the people in our country, obviously." — New Albany, Ind., Nov. 13, 2007I was looking at calendars this afternoon and stumbled upon one of "Bushisms," obviously...

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  6. Under the Radar: Marlins Sign Jorge Cantu

    "I can't base my logic on proof." - Eric Cartman (South Park, 2006)The Florida Marlins signed INF Jorge Cantu to a one year deal worth up to $600,000...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 1,228 reads 2 comments

  7. MLB Trade News: Mets Reaquire Angel Pagan from Cubs

    "Just when I thought you couldn't get any dumber, you go and do something like this...and totally redeem yourself!" - Harry Dunne, Dumb and Dumber, 1994The New York Mets reacquired ...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 197 reads 11 comments

  8. MLB Season in Review: 2007 American League Awards

    Despite TV writers being on strike, I imagine I can muster up some creativity and, as promised, hand out my 2007 baseball awards.When selecting the winners, I take into account several factors...

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  9. Two-Move Thursday: Oakland Athletics Strike a Deal with the South Siders

    Has anyone ever played Kan Jam? I had the experience of playing this game once—and let's just say I didn't come away impressed. I had a difficult time understanding why anyone would purchase this game...

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  10. Under the Radar: Kansas City Royals Sign Chin-Hui Tsao

    One of my favorite happenings of baseball during the Hot Stove league are under the radar moves. Oftentimes I will hear of a move and think, "Now there was a steal," or something to that effect...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 1,144 reads 5 comments

  11. MLB Trade Analysis: Sizing Up the Year to Come

    In this week's MLB Action report, I will look at two trades (I know, a lot behind). The first, a trade the Minnesota Twins made with the Tampa Bay Rays (side note: I'm a fan of the new Rays hats)...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 1,207 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Awards: 2007 Baseball Dundy's

    Welcome to the annual Outsiders Look Dundy Awards. I will reflect on what happened in Major League Baseball during the year - not only checking in with the season, but also the off season - giving ...

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  13. Best of 2007—Three Cheers for the Underdog

    How could the best sports story of 2007 be anything other than college football’s "year of the underdog?" There are two instances that immediately come to mind. The first: Boise State beating Oklahoma in a nationally televised bowl game..

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 620 reads 2 comments

  14. Ticket Tussle: Fighting the Battle Against Brokerages

    Who here loves paying higher then face value for a ticket from a person who bought the tickets with absolutely no intent of going to the game? Type in Ticket Brokerage into your Google search ...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 818 reads 3 comments

  15. What I Think of Barry Bonds...Or at Least Thought I Thought

    The following is a piece I wrote in March of 2006. I wanted to keep the steroid issue ingrained in the minds of the readers... It’s that time of year again; “buds spreading and jackets unbuttoning...

    Brandon Heikoop Written by Brandon Heikoop about almost 7 years ago 1,141 reads 1 comments

  16. Mitchell Report - Steroids in Baseball & Sports

    I won't claim to know a whole lot about Senator Mitchell, nor do I have much understanding of the report, however, today is the day that the report is released...

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  17. The Diamondbacks With a Busy Busy Day

    Speculation finally becomes reality! The Diamondbacks (how long before the team name is changed simply to "The Backs"?) made a trio of trades today, most notably, a trade for Dan Haren...

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