Where the Detroit Tigers rank in the AL playoff picture if 2020 season ended today

The Detroit Tigers have been surprising a lot of people in the shortened 2020 season, and they’re right in the thick of things with a .500 record with 26 games remaining on the schedule. And they’re about to face a major test, with four games in the next five days against their divisional rivals Minnesota … Read more

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred confident for playoffs if COVID-19 protocols are followed

We’ve already had several delays involving several MLB teams thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 20 members of the Miami Marlins organization have tested positive for the illness, while players/personnel from teams such as the Orioles, Yankees, Phillies, Cardinals and Tigers have all tested positive, prompting 17 postponements in the last 10 days alone. And … Read more

MLB to introduce new 7-inning double header format beginning August 1

Major League Baseball is introducing yet another change in an already unusual campaign thanks to the spread of COVID-19. Per ESPN’s Jeff Passan, MLB and the player’s union have agreed that beginning August 1, all double-header games will consist of seven innings. This doesn’t exactly come as a surprise, as the necessity for double headers … Read more

Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers optimistic news for baseball, but still skeptical for football

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic as the country’s leading expert on infectious diseases, and he delivered some optimistic news on the chances of a safe baseball season being played in 2020. However, he remains skeptical of those chances regarding the NFL season. “We give them the facts and … Read more

Chicago rival St. Louis Cardinals taking spot of New York Yankees in “Field of Dreams” game

The relationship between the city of St. Louis and the city of Chicago is tenuous at best. St. Louis’ professional teams, the Blues and the Cardinals, are hated across the city and across multiple fandoms, some even rivals themselves. This backdrop is put in place to set the stage for when the St. Louis Cardinals … Read more

The NFL’s restart has a chance of getting ugly

NFL: Super Bowl LI-Houston Host Committee Handoff Ceremony

Major League Baseball had a long and arduous time figuring things out when discussing the restart of their season. Players stood their ground long enough to coerce the owners into looking like billionaire villains, while the owners attempted to negotiate the number of games down and reveal the player’s greed in the process. Nobody looked … Read more

Betting odds released for which major sports league resumes play first

The spread of COVID-19 has caused the suspension and outright cancellation of several sports leagues across the world. With the playoffs right around the corner, both the NHL and NBA suspended play, while MLB has pushed back the start of their regular season schedule. In the meantime, online gambling website Bet-Online has given their odds … Read more

NBA, NHL, MLB, and MLS release joint-statement regarding coronavirus

On Monday, the NBA, NHL, MLB, and MLS released a joint-statement regarding their locker room and clubhouse concerns. As you can see below, the four sports leagues will be limiting access to the media beginning with Tuesday’s games. Joint press release regarding locker room and clubhouse access in relation to coronavirus concerns. pic.twitter.com/TABFn33gUf — emilycwaldon … Read more

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred forbids retaliation against Houston Astros

As the fallout from the sign-stealing scandal involving the Houston Astros continues, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has made it clear that he doesn’t want to see any retaliation on the part of players. So for any pitcher thinking of plunking some Houston players, they may want to think twice about it. “I hope that I … Read more