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Name: Call to the Pen
Description: Covers baseball in general for FanSided MLB
URL: http://calltothepen.com
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Related Team(s): General
Related Sports(s): Baseball
Date Added: 2011-11-02 20:45:08
  
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Boston Red Sox: The David Ortiz Origin Story

As he finishes his career this season, Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz has had numerous stories shared about how he became the superstar hitter that he is. What is the truth? Many national writers have talked about David Ortiz this summer, but...


Minnesota Twins: Are They Doomed to Mediocrity?

A horrible 2016 has the Minnesota Twins going the wrong way in the American League Central. Will the future get better? The Minnesota Twins are on pace to have their worst season since 1982. They have come close to losing 100 games since the firs...


New York Mets: Jay Bruce has seen better days

Jay Bruce was a National League All-Star this season. But since being traded to the New York Mets, he has been one of the worst hitters in the league. Jay Bruce has definitely seen better days.  After being traded to the New York Mets on August ...


Philadelphia Phillies will not trade Jeremy Hellickson this season

The Philadelphia Phillies pulled Jeremy Hellickson off waivers, ending months of speculation that the right-hander would be traded this season. What happens next? From the moment the Philadelphia Phillies traded for starting pitcher Jeremy Helli...


New York Yankees: Top Five Current Players

The New York Yankees have undergone a lot of changes in the past few months. Who are the top current New York Yankees? The New York Yankees have gone with a youth movement with their team, cutting ties with older players in favor of creating rost...


Los Angeles Dodgers Place Yasiel Puig On Revocable Waivers

The relationship between the Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Yasiel Puig has soured to the point the outfielder is on revocable waivers. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been disappointed with outfielder Yasiel Puig all season. The outfielder was ...


Chicago Cubs: Jason Hammel Frustrated With Joe Maddon

A bit of infighting as Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel openly upset with manager Joe Maddon over early exits. Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel was pulled early from his start this weekend and hasn’t been shy about showing his distaste fo...


Oakland Athletics: All-Time 25-Man Roster

The Oakland Athletics are one of the oldest franchises in history, but who have been their biggest stars? Let’s take a look at their all-time 25-man roster. As one of the first major league franchises, the Oakland Athletics have certainly h...


Chicago White Sox: Sale and Quintana trades in off-season?

With the lack of quality arms on the free agent market, the Chicago White Sox can reload their team by putting Chris Sale and Jose Quintana on the trade market. Rich Hill always has blister issues. Bartolo Colon is 43 years old. Andrew Cashner is...


5 Teams That Would Benefit from a Trade for Ervin Santana

Minnesota Twins’ veteran starting pitcher Ervin Santana recently cleared major league trade waivers and looks to be a valuable asset for a contender but the question is, who will trade for him? For an overall underwhelming starting pitching...


MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox Moving On Up

Typically, this late in the MLB season, the best teams have established themselves and there is not much movement in any power rankings. Instead, several teams are making a late season push for the playoffs, shuffling our rankings this week. Ther...


Boston Red Sox Could Use Yoan Moncada As Speed Threat

The Boston Red Sox tend to add a speed threat to their roster in September and October.  This season, that player could be top prospect Yoan Moncada. Since signing with the Boston Red Sox last season, Yoan Moncada has progressed remarkably fast ...


Shohei Otani to Add Even More to His Legend

The legend of Japanese sensation Shohei Otani continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Now, the Nippon Ham Fighters have a new plan for their star pitcher/outfielder. If one was to create the fictional perfect baseball player, it may well be Japane...


KC Royals History: George Brett Joins Exclusive Company

When KC Royals legend George Brett stole a base on this day in 1993, it was a milestone accomplishment for more than one reason. That steal put Brett in the midst of some truly elite company. When George Brett stole second in the third inning of ...


Dodgers Feeling the Effects of the AJ Ellis Trade

On August 25th, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded longtime backstop AJ Ellis and right handed pitching prospect Tommy Bergjans for longtime Phillies backstop Carlos Ruiz. The universal reaction to this deal has been one of confusion. Why would the D...


Detroit Tigers: Four Ejected in Loss vs. Los Angeles Angels

Umpire Mike Everitt ejected four Detroit Tigers from Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, including two players, the hitting coach and the manager. The Detroit Tigers lost to the Angels on Saturday, but the fireworks that happen...


MLB: Better Long Term Value – Manny Machado or Bryce Harper?

Two of the biggest stars in the MLB, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, are both set to hit free agency in 2018. Which one should get the larger contract? The 2010 MLB Draft has produced some of the most prolific players in the last decade. From nu...


San Francisco Giants offense struggling in second half

The San Francisco Giants are reeling in the second half, which is due to the offense constantly finding itself in high leverage situations. Let’s start with Saturday’s loss to the Atlanta Braves. In the bottom of the third inning with the bas...


Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Set For Simulated Game

After a successful bullpen session Friday, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw moves on to the next stage of his recovery of an injured back. Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will take another step in his recovery Tuesday when he will ...


The San Francisco Giants Are Making History

After boasting the best record in baseball heading into the All-Star Break, the San Francisco Giants have watched their stock plummet in the second half. When the league’s best and brightest made their way to San Diego for a week of All-Star fe...


Sonoma Stompers Female Players, How Did They Do?

The Independent League Sonoma Stompers team that used three females during the season just won their first league title. The Sonoma Stompers of the Pacific Association made history in more ways than one this year. They made news earlier in the ye...


MLB: Multiple Teams Getting Ready to Play Offseason Minor League Affiliation Shuffle

Multiple MLB teams are getting ready to change affiliations this offseason in the minor leagues. Which teams may be changing? Every two seasons, there are dozens of minor league teams that change their MLB affiliations. Now with two MLB clubs cha...


Texas Rangers Reliever Jeremy Jeffress Arrested For DWI

Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress was placed on the restricted list after being arrested early Friday morning for allegedly driving while intoxicated. What punishment will he face from MLB? The Texas Rangers are without right-hander Jeremy J...


New York Yankees: Can They Realistically Make the Playoffs in 2016?

After the trade deadline, the New York Yankees were seen as a rebuilding project that would take a year or two to complete before making another postseason run. While some are maintaining that 2017 could see a return to contention, this year̵...


New York Mets: Terry Collins’ closer usage could hurt him

Already on the hot seat, New York Mets manager Terry Collins could be opening himself up to more criticism with the handling of his closer. After reaching last year’s World Series, the New York Mets expected to be knocking on the door once...


MLB: Carolina League Names Hitter and Pitcher of the Year

The class high-A Carolina League announced their MVP and pitcher of the year for 2016, making them the first MLB affiliate league to do so. Did they get the choices right? MVP: Bobby Bradley, Lynchburg Hillcats, Cleveland Indians organization The...


San Diego Padres: Oswaldo Arcia’s Rollercoaster Season

Oswaldo Arcia has bounced around quite a bit this season. After being released by the Marlins, he has found his fourth home of the year with the San Diego Padres. Recently designated for assignment by the Miami Marlins, outfielder Oswaldo Arcia h...


MLB: The Dangers of Long Term Free Agent Contracts

Every offseason, MLB teams hand out long term contracts to top free agents. More often than not, they come to regret that decision. With the offseason only a few months away in the MLB, the buzz of free agency is already starting. This year’...


Yankees History: Tacks Neuer Begins Impressive Short Lived Career

Every once in a while, there is a rookie who appears and streaks across the baseball landscape like a comet. That was the case for Tacks Neuer, a rookie pitcher for the New York Yankees in 1907. Tacks Neuer is the type of pitcher that, in most ca...


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