Category: Baseball

Tony Gwynn

8 Remarkable Tony Gwynn Stats

Tony Gwynn lost his battle with cancer this morning. Twitter is being flooded with people calling Gwynn one of the most talented and classiest guys to ever play the game. In my years covering MLB, easily the most approachable, greatest person I met was Tony Gwynn. May he rest in…

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15 MLB Pitchers in the Tommy John Hall of Fame

This week, baseball fans everywhere got some bad news. Jose Fernandez, the most exciting young pitcher in the game, has hit the DL, and doctors are recommending “Tommy John” (i.e. elbow ligament replacement) surgery. That means nobody is going to get to watch this electrifying 21-year-old pitch for another 12-18…

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The Michael Pineda Guide to Pine Tar

New York Yankees Starter Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox for having a blotch of pine tar on his neck. This was the second time in two weeks Pineda had a run-in for using the “illegal” substance. Pine Tar, although illegal for pitchers…