Who the Heck is Eric Thames?

If your answer was “The hottest hitter in baseball at the moment” you would be correct. Thames was drafted by the Yankees in the 2007 June Amateur Draft, and then by the Blue Jays in the 7th round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft. He finally made it to the bigs in 2011 with the…

Corey Kluber: Getting Off On The Wrong Foot

There are things in life that are unavoidable: death, taxes, and Corey Kluber’s beginning of the year struggles.  From 2014 to 2016, Kluber has begun the season with an average ERA of 4.21. Even this year, Kluber has a 5.25 era over two starts allowing 7 earned runs in just 12 innings.  So what are…

Hot or Not: MLB Early Season Review

The season is up and running and we are now presented with a decent sample size for what it may hold. We have the reigning champion Chicago Cubs at a solid 5-2, and the first losers (Hi, Cleveland) at 4-3. But let’s take a little more in-depth look at the teams who have come out…