Dear Miami, Please Do Not Immortalize Jose Fernandez

It was announced on Thursday that the Miami Marlins will be erecting a bronze statue of late pitcher Jose Fernandez.  While on the surface this looks like a good way to pay tribute to the fallen star, but this is not a good look for the Marlins or baseball in general.

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Hitters I Can’t Pick Up – Week 2

Welcome to this week’s edition of Hitters I Can’t Pick Up, the partner to the article I wrote earlier this week about pitchers on the waiver wire that I couldn’t quite justify adding to my team. This time around, I’ll be focusing on hitters instead of pitchers. It’s ironic that I’m writing an article based on the players…

Moments of Heartbreak: Carolina Panthers – Super Bowl 50

The Carolina Panthers are an expansion team that was founded in 1993 and played their first season in 1995. The Panthers are just one of 13 teams that have not won a Super Bowl. However, they have made the playoffs 7 times since their debut and in just their 2nd year of existence, the Panthers managed to make it to the NFC Championship where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champions, the Green Bay Packers. They did not have another winning season until 2003, where the Panthers reached the Super Bowl and lost to the Patriots 32-29. The Panthers did not reach the Super Bowl again until Super Bowl 50 in 2015, which is this weeks topic of discussion.

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…

One To Watch: Brent Honeywell

From an organization built around pitching, another potential ace is emerging. Brent Honeywell is just 22 and dominating minor league batters. He’s a starter in the Ray’s system with a unique repertoire, featuring a screwball taught to him by Cy Young winner Mike Marshall. With a specialty pitch like this, many write it off as…

Pitchers I Can’t Pick Up – Week 2

Hello and welcome to the first edition of Pitchers I Can’t Pick Up! Many waiver wire articles will give you plenty of names for you to consider, but how many of them take into account who you will be dropping? Just because someone is a hot pickup this week doesn’t necessarily mean they deserve a place on…