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Braves phenom makes MLB debut, gets first hit in second at-bat

Braves phenom makes MLB debut, gets first hit in second at-bat

It only took Dansby Swanson two at-bats to get into the swing of things in the majors, as the highly touted prospect went 2-for-4 at the plate in his MLB debut for the Atlanta Braves. Swanson, the No.1 overall selection in the 2015 MLB Draft, got his first career hit in the fourth inning of […]

They’ve Been Here Before

 photo by: http://www.sbnation.com The St. Louis Cardinals are not strangers to the high-pressure NLCS (National League Championship Series). St. Louis is playing in their third straight NLCS and to no avail, they look to be well on their way to a second World Series appearance in three years. The Cardinals have taken a convincing 2-0 series lead over […]

Spicin’ Up the MLB

( from top to bottom: Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Céspedes  José Fernandez, José Iglesias and Jose Abreu) (photos taken by: ftw.usatoday.com, http://www.usatoday.com, http://www.vivaelbirdos.com, http://www.nbcmiami,com and bleacherreport.com) As far as baseball is concerned, Cuba is definitely a hotbed. Of course, if you follow baseball then you already know this but the type of players that have recently entered the MLB or […]

Underappreciated Bird

 (pictured: Chris Tillman, SP for the Baltimore Orioles) (photo by: http://www.zimbio.com) With all the talk surrounding the offensive force of Chris Davis in Baltimore, many Oriole fans seem to be overlooking the fact that they have a pitcher who is just as valuable to the team as Davis is. That pitcher’s name is Chris Tillman. If you […]

26-Year-Old Sluggers Making Some Noise

(pictured from top to bottom: Pedro Alvarez and Jay Bruce) (photos by: http://www.usatoday.com) Pedro Alvarez and Jay Bruce are two National League power hitters that are slowly but surely becoming stars. Ironically, both of these superb hitters are 26 years old and seem to be doing similar things out on the diamond. Another similarity between Alvarez […]

Star in the Making

 (photo by: http://www.usatoday.com) The Los Angeles Dodgers have called up a tremendous outfielder by the name of Yasiel Puig and he has not been anything short of impressive. When his number was called, Puig certainly delivered. Monday was Puig’s major league debut and he didn’t fail to disappoint by getting 2 hits out of 4 at-bats. Then on […]

Young Bright Spot for the Brew Crew

Jean Segura #9 SS (photo by: http://www.cbssports.com) The Milwaukee Brewers have not exactly had an ideal season. They are last in the NL Central at 19-32 and 15.5 games behind the first place St. Louis Cardinals. However, Milwaukee does have a pretty good newcomer on their team that could help bring some success to the franchise in […]