Back in December 2018, during the winter meetings, Yankees GM, Brian Cashman, delivered one of the more memorable quips of our times in baseball. When addressing the team’s interest, or lack thereof, in free-agent slugger Bryce Harper. “If something doesn’tRead more
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New York Yankees: My love of baseball
Well, here we are again baseball fans. The opening week of the season. That time of year we all look forward to. Where anything can happen, and we can all have hope. No matter what team we support. My loveRead more
Gav’s 30 Boldish Predictions: One for each MLB Team (2023 edition)
Before we start, I want to make it clear that I will not be using this article just to remind everyone that in this post last year, I predicted Aaron Judge would win AL MVP. Although I will remind youRead more
Episode 302 – American League Offseason Review
It is two months since the last podcast! We can neither confirm nor deny that John McGee refused to pod until the Boston Red Sox made a positive move. John, Rob, Darius, and Russell are back from their temporary hiatusRead more
Big spending and strong trading: The story of the offseason so far
Happy New Year everyone. Hope you all enjoyed the Christmas and New Year season, and were able to find time for some rest and relaxation. Prior to the festivities, there was a flurry of activity to start the MLB off-season.Read more
2022 Retrospective Series – New York Yankees
On the surface you would say this was a good season for the Yankees, they comfortably won the division which wasn’t the prediction of many pundits going into the season. But it ended in a sweep to their new arch-rivalsRead more
It’s never too early to pick the 2023 World Series champions
It is safe to say that 2023 will be the greatest baseball-viewing year of my life. The excitement starts on Saturday, 11 March 2023, when Great Britain pits itself against the dream team (or perhaps nightmare team) of the USARead more
Episode 299 – Do Geese Have Ears?
Russell, Rob and Ben get together to review an entertaining set of wildcard and division series that threw up some upsets and extra-inning marathons. They end with a quick look ahead to the Championship Series and Great Britain’s confirmed WBCRead more
2022 Playoffs – What if the season finished today?
With around 35 regular season games remaining, let’s look at the playoff situation. As you will recall, the 2022 postseason is a new 12-team format comprising the six division winners and the three wild-card teams for each league. Wild CardRead more
Epic Deadline Day with 29 of the 30 teams making trades. Guess the party pooper?
Here is your five-minute review of the breathless 2022 MLB trade deadline. There is only one place to start and as the great Tim Kurkjian said “you can make a case this is the biggest trade in baseball history.” TheRead more