George Murphy

  • The Best Shortstops in Baseball

    The Best Shortstops in Baseball

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB July 13, 2014 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

    The search continues for the best of each position in Major League Baseball! This week we look at the best all around shortstops in the Bigs. Shortstop is an enigmatic position, typically held down by strong fielders, as they have the most ground to cover, by far, in the infield. […]

     
  • The Best of Left Field

    The Best of Left Field

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB July 5, 2014 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    We continue our look at the best of each position in Major League Baseball – this week we will look at left field. Left field, besides a few hidden gems (Barry Bonds), has been the place to hide your weakest defensive player. But left field also has seen some of […]

     
  • Top Second Basemen in MLB

    Top Second Basemen in MLB

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB June 29, 2014 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

    Today we’re starting off a new series, instead of a traditional top ten or top five, or heck even a top three, we are going to look into the best at each position and also discuss the future and even the most recent past of it. I’m starting this new […]

     
  • Panic in Bean Town

    Panic in Bean Town

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB June 6, 2014 at 12:06 am 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox outfield has been historically bad this season so far, and things don’t seem to be getting any better.  With a combined batting average of .211 and OPS of .614 – replacement players would be playing better. Shane Victorino hurt for the majority of the season, the […]

     
  • The Laser Show V2

    The Laser Show V2

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB May 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

    Markus Lynn Betts, grew up in Brentwood,Tennessee, nephew of former major leaguer Terry Schumpert. Markus, who obtained the nickname of Mookie, after his parents, being fans of the National Basketball Association, started calling him by the moniker. The alias fits Mookie now as at 5’9”, he is significantly behind the […]

     
  • The Year of the Tomahawk – The 2014 Atlanta Braves

    The Year of the Tomahawk – The 2014 Atlanta Braves

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB April 20, 2014 at 6:21 pm 0 comments

    On a sunny day in Salt Lake City, Utah, I was preparing to pack all of my belongings up into storage once again, for a voyage to only God knows where. I had recently come back to town to do this from the heart of the south: Atlanta, Georgia. On […]

     
  • Why the AL West Doesn’t Leave California

    Why the AL West Doesn’t Leave California

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB April 13, 2014 at 8:55 am 1 comment

    Since 2004 the Los Angeles Angels of Anahiem had won four out five AL West Crowns – showing a dominance over the rest of the division. The only year they didn’t win (2006), the Oakland Athletics had beat them out that year. In fact between 2002 and 2009 they were […]

     
  • To Heyman, from SportsZone

    To Heyman, from SportsZone

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB March 29, 2014 at 6:45 pm 1 comment

    Guest Writer George Murphy was online earlier today and read CBS Sports/SI writer Jon Heyman’s predictions for this season, he didn’t like them. This is (mostly) his personal letter to Jon Heyman: To Jon Heyman of CBS Sports – Normally we at the SportsZone are fans of your work, in […]

     
  • The Downfall of the Evil Empire

    The Downfall of the Evil Empire

    Featured Writers, George Murphy, MLB March 23, 2014 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    Today at the SportsZone we welcome guest writer George Murphy, another Mount St Mary alumni, as he looks at how the Yankee Dynasty was built, and how it has ended. On July 30, 1990 George Steinbrenner was permanently banned from day to day management of the New York Yankees—- This […]