As the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches, general managers around the league are preparing to be buyers or sellers and do what they can to improve their team either in the short term or in the long term.
Fans have been going to Major League Baseball games for over 140 years and certain things about going to the ballpark have remained consistent throughout. Stadium snacks have been around as long as the game itself and just like the game, ballpark food has evolved to meet the needs of every fan that comes through the turnstiles.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Miami Marlins had no offense, except for one big swing. And that was enough to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno.
David Peralta was impressing the Arizona Diamondbacks so much at the Double-A level that they decided to promote him to the big club June 1. He’s surpassed any expectations heaped upon him thus far.
David Peralta opened eyes in spring training with his aggressiveness and all-out style. When he continued to have success in the minors, the Arizona Diamondbacks brought him up from Double-A Mobile for a shot at the major leagues.
While it’s been a disappointing season for the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt is proving to be a rare bright spot. A day after putting the team on his back, Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks open a three-game home set against the Miami Marlins on Monday night.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Football season is officially over, at least until Wednesday’s national signing day and the start of free agency in March. With one season over, believe it or not, it’s almost time for pitchers and catchers to begin reporting for spring training.
Cody Ross can see clearly now, so he must have had a nice view as his decisive pinch-hit home run sailed into the left-field seats.