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Are You Schmitting Me?

A few days prior to Opening Day, a buddy of mine was offered tickets to Citizens Bank Park to watch the Phillies play an all-star team comprised of their top prospects.  I joked thinking about how the only way I would go to a game this year is if it was free.  It is no […]

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A Fan’s Journey: Reaction To First Regular Season Game Ever

So it begins, the season has finally started. Although I didn’t have the stamina to wake up at 3:05am or 6:05am to watch the Cardinals and Pirates play off or even the Blue Jays and Rays. Blue Jays and Rays, try saying that five times really fast. I’m currently watching the Mets and Royals face […]

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Penguins And Flyers: ECHL Edition

Once a year, I like to go to Wheeling, West Virginia to go see the Wheeling Nailers (The Pittsburgh Penguin’s affiliated team in the ECHL) take on the Reading Royals (The Philadelphia Flyers affiliated team in the ECHL). The Reading Royals play their home games at the Santander Arena located in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania. The […]

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The Journey Of Choosing A Baseball Team

Following a team is like choosing your life partner, once you choose one it’s basically expected from you that you stick with them through thick and thin. For me personally, sport has always been much more than just a 90th minute screamer from Lionel Messi or the buzzer beating 3 pointer from Chris Bosh or […]

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Can Kevin Pillar Perform As A Lead-off Hitter?

As the 2016 regular season begins, the Blue Jays have put their faith in Kevin Pillar as the new lead-off hitter. A defensive machine, Pillar has become one of the most exciting players to watch in the centerfield. But can his success in the field, transition into becoming a successful lead-off man for the Jays? […]

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Top Five Rotations In Baseball

In baseball, there’s nothing more important than having solid pitching that’s why you see them being paid the big bucks. The demand is always high for pitching which leads to teams paying $100 million-plus for a guy who is probably a third or fourth starter, but clubs need to have as much pitching depth as […]

Mar 14, 2015; Lakeland, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies infielder Maikel Franco returns to the bench after striking out during a spring training baseball game at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies Season Preview

Ladies and gentlemen! We are just over 24 hours away from arguably the best day of the calendar year. The grass is green, the sun is out and baseball is back. Spring Training is now a thing of the past as teams dwindle down their rosters to 25 by the Opening Day deadline. The process, […]

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Eugenio Suarez Could Be A Big Part Of The Reds’ Future

(Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America) Eugenio Suarez, who surprised the Cincinnati Reds in 2015, looks to have a breakout year this season. Eugenio was acquired in 2014 by the Reds as a part of the Alfredo Simon deal that sent Simon to Detroit. Last year, Suarez batted .280 with 13 home runs and 48 RBI […]

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Blue Jays Player Profile: Marcus Stroman

(Stephen Brashear/Associated Press) Baseball is back! The Blue Jays enter the 2016 season with high expectations and a level of excitement that has not been seen since the mid-nineties. This team is primed for a big season and anything less than a return to playoff action will be seen as a bust. The inaugural player […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 01:  Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers fights with Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the third period at the Wells Fargo Center on November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Capitals shutout the Flyers 7-0.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Flyers Week In Review

Weekly Game Recap The Flyers knew they were heading into a must win week. They were playing teams that weren’t in playoff contention like the Winnipeg Jets and the Ottawa Senators. However, they also had to play arguably the best team in the Eastern Conference, and arch-rival, the Washington Capitals.   Winnipeg Jets @ Philadelphia […]

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Appreciating The Pirates’ Hurdle To Success

(Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) A little over six years ago, a man stepped up to a podium, and was introduced as the thirty-ninth manager of the National League era’s Pittsburgh Pirates. His name was Clint Hurdle. Hurdle, who about a year and a half earlier was fired in degrading fashion by the Rockies, smiled for the […]

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The Most Underrated Rotation In Baseball

(Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) In 2016 the St. Louis Cardinals went 100-62 and had the best record in all of baseball. The biggest strength and most consistent aspect of their team was the pitching. They finished the year with the 6th best pitching fWar at 21.2 and they did this without their staff ace Adam Wainwright, […]

Pittsburgh Penguins' Tom Kuhnhackl (34) celebrates his goal with Trevor Daley, center, and Matt Cullen (7) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins Overcome 3 Goal Lead; Beat Sabres In Shootout 5-4

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) The Pittsburgh Penguins gained a much-needed 2 points after a great battle with the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night. The Penguins managed to overcome an early 3 goal deficit to win the game in a shootout 5-4. The Penguins goals coming from Lovejoy (4), Sheary (6), Kuhnhackl (4), and Bonino (7). Matt […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 01:  Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers fights with Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the third period at the Wells Fargo Center on November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Capitals shutout the Flyers 7-0.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ray Emery Gets Tryouts With Flyers

The Flyers went and made a “bold” move today, I mean I guess if you wanna call it that, and invited Ray Emery to practice with the team on a tryout basis. Now, knowing social media, some people took this news as a sign that the Flyers have 0 faith in their young goaltending prospect, […]

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Flyers: A Week In Review

Games: 4 Record: 2-1-1 The Flyers started out the week on Monday with an encouraging win over the New York Islanders. It was a great victory that the flyers certainly needed with strong showings from Steve Mason, Sean Couturier and even Brandon Manning who scored his first NHL goal. The next night in Columbus the […]

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