Posts Tagged Future

  • How Giancarlo Stanton’s Horrific HBP Will Impact the Star Slugger’s Future

    There are few things in sports more scary than watching a player, especially a star like Giancarlo Stanton, fall to the ground. An errant (and clearly unintentional) pitch from Mike Fiers tailed directly into Stanton's face, leaving the slugger on the ground until an ambulance came to take him away....

  • What Matt Barnes and His Future Mean for the Boston Red Sox

    Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Matt Barnes made his big league debut on Tuesday, hurling three innings of shutout relief in a 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.  Called up from Triple-A Pawtucket at the beginning of the week, Barnes will now have the opportunity to finish the season in the Re...

  • Matt Barnes has a bright future for the Red Sox

    A handful of rookie pitchers have made their debuts for the Red Sox in 2014, but despite flying under the radar, their latest call-up, Matt Barnes, might have the brightest future of them all.  2014 has been a trying year for the Red Sox, but fans have at least gotten the chance to see quite a few...

  • Oakland A’s: John Jaso’s future as a catcher

    John Jaso Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list this past week since his concussion symptoms have worsened over the past two weeks. He told the press that he was struck by a hard foul tip that bounced off of his face mask back in early August when the Oakl...

  • San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey’s future

    Amidst the uncertainty and disappointment of the San Francisco Giants’ 2014 season, one narrative remains consistent: Buster Posey may not, and possibly should not, finish out his career behind the plate. Analysts and fans alike have shown the desire for Giants management to make the move from cat...

  • Jon Lester on future: ‘I’m not going to the highest bidder’

    Barring some sort of unforeseen event, Jon Lester will not be pitching for the Oakland A’s next season. Oakland can’t afford him. And the more Lester talks, the more it sounds like he is hoping the Boston Red Sox make him a competitive enough offer that he can return to the place where he starte...

  • Kris Bryant is the Future of the Chicago Cubs, Perhaps MLB

    The young phenoms of Major League Baseball are here, and they are making their presence known. We all know about Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and the liking, however there’s a name that has been popping up and he could very well be mentioned along with young All Stars, and I will tell you why. The Ch...

  • The future at shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies

    For 13 seasons, Jimmy Rollins has manned the shortstop position for the Philadelphia Phillies.  One of the main reasons for the Phillies success this past decade is due to Rollins being a five-tool player for the the team.  However, as the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and Rollins...

  • Colorado Rockies: Dickerson is outfield’s future

    Corey Dickerson is the odd man out. Much like D’Artagnan was to Athos, Porthos, and Aramis in The Three Musketeers, as it stands now Dickerson is the fourth man in Colorado. While he battles for an outfield position with Brandon Barnes and Charlie Blackmon, whom many consider trade-bait that the R...

  • Andrew Bailey Could Be Major ’14 Insurance, Future Impact Reliever for Yankees

    It's impossible that Andrew Bailey impacts the New York Yankees bullpen beginning this April, and he won't be competing with David Robertson, Shawn Kelley or anyone else for an Opening Day role. As he continues his recovery from a July 2013 shoulder surgery and is sidelined for at least the next few...