Best MLB Second Base Prospects For The 2017 Season

Ben reviewed each MLB organization’s top 10 prospects in November and December, then also reviewed the top 125 prospects in the game in January. Throughout spring training, he’s also been contributing scouting reports on players that are part of his top 25 prospects in the game. Each slide will feature two players with a brief…

The Best Pitchers who could have breakout seasons

Because breakout performances are the biggest reason a team’s fortunes can change in a matter of months. They can take a franchise with outside-looking-in expectations in April and turn them into a surprise contender by July.   LHP Blake Snell, Tampa Bay Rays A highly-regarded prospect coming into last year, Snell didn’t disappoint in his…

Horrifying MLB The Show 17 Glitch

There’s a lot of stuff you can do in MLB The Show 17. You can throw balls, swing bats, and up until recently, create unholy baseball abominations like the above. Life was breathed into those demons when when a glitch with the game’s hair slider turned custom players into human wicker statues. Sony San Diego,…

The top-rated players by position in ‘MLB The Show 17’

With “MLB The Show 17” set to release before the end of the month, it’s time to delve into the player ratings for the upcoming season. As was the case last year, only two players are rated 99 Overall: Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw. Jose Altuve is next at 97 Overall. In total there are…

Top MLB sleeper teams for 2017

In Major League Baseball, there is a growing divide between the haves and the have-nots. The Have-nots can contend for a few years at a time if they are able to develop and grow the right prospects. When it’s time for those homegrown stars to test the market, MLB teams have begun taking an NBA-like…

MLB Agent And Trainer Found Guilty In Cuban Smuggling Trial

Sports agent Bartolo Hernandez and baseball trainer Julio Estrada could not overcome a mountain of evidence and testimony from Cuban-born Major League Baseball players who linked the two Florida men to a human trafficking ring that brought Cuban players into the U.S. Wednesday afternoon, after a nearly two month trial, 12 jurors found Hernandez and…

‘MLB The Show 17’ Road To The Show Details And Trailers

The single-player campaign concept in sports video games is perhaps best suited for baseball, but up to now, Sony’s MLB The Show series hasn’t evolved its Road to the Show mode as much as NBA 2K’s MyCareer mode.   We’d heard bits of info about new presentation and enhanced customization coming to RTTS in this…

The Best MLB bounceback candidates for 2017

Giancarlo Stanton It seems as though Giancarlo Stanton has been on the comeback trail for the better part of two seasons. After suffering a scary beaning at the end of the 2014 season, Stanton has battled hand and groin injuries. He has been limited to just 193 games over the past two years. When he…

MLB Announces Little League Classic

Major League Baseball confirmed on Thursday that the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals will play a regular-season game in Williamsport in August. The game, dubbed the “MLB Little League Classic,” will be played Sunday, August 20 at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN’s Sunday…

These 5 Rules should be change in mlb next year

If MLB wants even more change after instituting pace-of-play tweaks for the 2017 season, perhaps it’s time for Manfred & Co. to give the sport a more complete makeover   1. Allow players to re-enter games after they come out, just like most other sports. This isn’t as drastic as it sounds, I promise. Baseball is the only…