Archive for June, 2015

  • French Teenager First Female To Qualify for MLB International Prospect Registration

    French Teenager First Female To Qualify for MLB International Prospect Registration

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 22, 2015 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    Surprisingly and without much fanfare, Major League Baseball has gotten one large step closer to having its first female player. Melissa Mayeux, a 16-year-old French shortstop made Major League Baseball history Sunday, when she became the first known female to be added to baseball’s International Registration List, and is now […]

     
  • Pete Rose’s Hall of Fame Chances Go From Slim To None

    Pete Rose’s Hall of Fame Chances Go From Slim To None

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 22, 2015 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

    In 2004, Pete Rose released a tell-all book, My Life Without Bars, in which he admitted for the first time publicly, that he indeed had placed bets on baseball games, a crime which he had denied since 1989, when he was banned from baseball and placed on its permanently ineligible […]

     
  • Atlanta Braves Takes Advantage of Diamondbacks Salary Dump

    Atlanta Braves Takes Advantage of Diamondbacks Salary Dump

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 21, 2015 at 1:43 am 0 comments

    Since the end of last season, the front office of the Atlanta Braves has been focused on restocking the organization with as many young, high upside starting pitchers as possible. During the offseason they traded away Jason Heyward, Evan Gettis, Justin Upton, and Craig Kimbrel among others. In the process […]

     
  • Shawn Marion Retires After 16 Seasons

    Shawn Marion Retires After 16 Seasons

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 21, 2015 at 1:33 am 0 comments

    From his early days as a member of the Phoenix Suns, Shawn Marion was always one of the more underrated players in the NBA. A four-time All Star, member of the Dallas Mavericks championship team in 2011, and former Olympian, Marion’s days as being one of the top players in […]

     
  • Royals Fans Revolt to Dominate All Star Voting

    Royals Fans Revolt to Dominate All Star Voting

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 20, 2015 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    MLB Advanced Media CEO Bob Bowman spoke out this week claiming that between 60 and 65 million All-Star votes have been cancelled during its voting verification process that has seen over 300 million votes casts this far with the end result being an American League All Star lineup consisting of […]

     
  • NBA Trade Grades- Ilyasova to Pistons; Stephenson to Clippers

    NBA Trade Grades- Ilyasova to Pistons; Stephenson to Clippers

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 19, 2015 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

    Even though the NBA Draft is less than a week away and the free agency period still hasn’t started, that hasn’t stopped some teams from getting a jump on their offseasons and finalizing trades already. In the last two weeks the Milwaukee Bucks have traded forward Ersan Ilyasova to the […]

     
  • R.I.P Nelson Doubleday

    R.I.P Nelson Doubleday

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 18, 2015 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

    Nelson Doubleday became one of the most beloved names in the history of the New York Metropolitans almost from the moment he co-purchased the team (along with the less revered Fred Wilpon) in 1980, taking over a team that had seen stars Tom Seaver, Dave Kingman, and Jerry Koosman all […]

     
  • Even in Defeat, LeBron’s Legacy More Secure Than Ever

    Even in Defeat, LeBron’s Legacy More Secure Than Ever

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 18, 2015 at 1:45 am 0 comments

    The 2015 NBA Finals was yet another example of just how far LeBron James has come as a player and a person since his ill-fated, televised Decision to leave Cleveland for Miami in 2010. While many once questioned his work ethic, dedication, and desire to perform in the big games, […]

     
  • In An Era of Superstars, Warriors Prove Teams Still Win Championships

    In An Era of Superstars, Warriors Prove Teams Still Win Championships

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA June 17, 2015 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    For the better part of this century, the prevailing practice in the NBA has become one in which a losing team will normally try to shed itself of as much salary as possible, with the end game being to use that cap space in the hopes of luring two or […]