Frank Menechino Q&A: Marlins in 2014
offense ranked in the middle of the pack for runs (645), average (.253) and on-base percentage (.317) among National League clubs. Slugger Giancarlo Stanton finished as the runner-up for NL MVP after a career season, blasting a league-high
If Pirates sign Kang, then what?
good-sized hole in the lineup where Russell Martin used to be, they’ll be as good as just about anybody in the National League Central. It’s just too bad they couldn't find a Korean starting pitcher worth outbidding every other team for
Cueto extension parameters make a trade the smarter move
prospects Cincinnati would be looking for in return, or at least they're probably not willing to move them. On the National League side, the Cardinals, Dodgers, Diamondbacks and Padres are teams that would love to acquire Cueto. The Cardinals
No, Casey McGehee isn't a sign of the Giants' Apocalypse, now
every day in Japan in 2013 and almost every day in the National League in 2014. To get McGehee, the Giants traded two young ..... like 2013. But you know, a bunch of teams in the National League are really trying to win now, and it is (mostly
Major League Baseball: The standard bearer of parity in pro sports
outliers remain. The Mets, without a playoff berth in eight years, are a big-market punchline. New York' s National League franchise had a lower 2014 payroll than the RAYS -- yes, the worst-attendance-in-baseball, desperate-for-a-stadium
More runs for Padres in 2015 ... but what else is coming?
sudden relevance. But as things stand right now , I wouldn’t expect the Padres to seem particularly relevant in the National League West beyond maybe next July or the middle of August. And while they might well flip Upton for prospects next summer
Marlins acquire Martin Prado, David Phelps in trade with Yankees
whose fastball reaches the upper 90s, struggled with his secondary pitches and gave up the most hits (223) in the National League in 2014. When ace Jose Fernandez got injured, Eovaldi was 2-1 with a 2.78 ERA. He would end the season 6-14
Jimmie Johnson sings, presents at country awards show
American Country Countdown Awards" on FOX. Johnson was paired with Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher (and three-time National League Cy Young Award winner) Clayton Kershaw to present the "Artist of the Year" award. Then a duet broke out. We'll
The future of the NL Central
widely suggested that the balance of power in the National League Central has shifted, with the Cubs switching from ..... players, plus maybe the single-best player in the National League . So who's best in 2016? Hell, I don' t know
Don't Nationals want to pay to play?
What exactly is the Nats' plan? Here they are, poised to enter the 2015 season with perhaps the most talent in the National League . Yet they keep talking about trading Zimmermann and Desmond. Perhaps they believe that they could win the relatively