Trea Turner Breaks Right Index Finger

We are barely a week into the 2019 MLB season and the Washington Nationals have already lost one of their stars for a considerable chunk of time. Trea Turner took a 92 mph fastball off his right hand while attempting to bunt in the bottom of the first inning of Tuesday’s home loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. He exited the …

Corey Knebel to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Two games into the 2019 MLB regular season and baseball already has its first season-ending injury. Corey Knebel has pitched for five years in the Majors with a partial tear in the ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, of his right elbow. Over that time, the reliever accumulated 321 strikeouts and 57 saves, including a career year with the Brewers as …

10 Hot Takes for the 2019 MLB Season

Opening Day is finally upon us and there’s no better way to welcome the new baseball season than by firing off some of my spiciest predictions for the upcoming months. Below are ten bold statements that I believe could happen in 2019. Let me know on Twitter at @Snack_TimeFS if you agree or if you have a hot take of …

Mets, deGrom Reach Five-Year, $137.5M Extension

Last season, Jacob deGrom achieved the best ERA in baseball despite playing on a team that failed to crack the .500 percentage barrier. Now, the Mets are ensuring that one of their best pitching assets doesn’t leave New York anytime soon. The Mets and deGrom reached an agreement on a new five-year extension worth $137.5 million, according to ESPN MLB …

Indians Owner Paul Dolan on Francisco Lindor’s Future: “Enjoy Him”

There’s no doubt that the Cleveland Indians are one of the brightest and youngest teams in baseball right now. However, owner Paul Dolan doesn’t appear to be optimisitc about keeping one of their stars for the long-term. In a sit-down interview with Dolan, The Athletic’s Zack Meisel inquired about the strategy behind the Indians’ contract payout. Cleveland has been notably …