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The Art of a Cleat

In the baseball world today, cleats are far more than just a shoe you wear out on the field. They’re an accessory. With the power of a customized cleat, players are able to express themselves or even make a statement while out on the field. Although we may love drooling over custom cleats, it’s not … Continue reading The Art of a Cleat

The Road So Far…

The American Association’s season is just past the one-third mark, and it’s crazy to think there’s just 40 games left in the season. Typically, we’d be past the halfway mark and would have had the All-Star Game by now. Each of the six teams that had elected to play this season have been putting on … Continue reading The Road So Far…

Sweet Home Chicago: The Dogs Return to Impact Field

Being one of the younger teams in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball (AAIPB), the Chicago Dogs are ready to take the field and get back to baseball at Impact Field. Though the team was originally slated to be based at the Milwaukee hub for the season, Illinois’s Phase 4 opening allows the team … Continue reading Sweet Home Chicago: The Dogs Return to Impact Field

Baseball is Back

Yes, the rumors are true. Baseball. Is. Back. On June 23, 2020 Major League Baseball announced the return to play. They announced the 2020 season will begin on July 23 or 24 and will consist of a 60 game schedule. Baseball is back. It feels crazy even typing it. Baseball is back. Upon hearing the … Continue reading Baseball is Back

Top 5 Mascot Moments

In honor of National Mascot Day, I decided to put together my top five favorite mascot moments. (In no particular order of course) Coming in hot at No. 1 – Orbit on a Mission We got Orbit, mascot of the Houston Astros, hunting down Jose Iglesias before the big game against the Boston Red Sox. … Continue reading Top 5 Mascot Moments

Manfred vs. MLB

As of just last week, MLB commissioner, Robert Manfred stated “unequivocally we are going to play Major League Baseball this year”, going on to say the season was without a doubt happening. As the days progress, however, he seems to be going back on his word stating he is “not confident” that baseball will make … Continue reading Manfred vs. MLB

Changes to Baseball

I’ve been waiting for the 2020 baseball season since, well truthfully, since October 31st, the day after the 2019 season ended. So, just like many others, the news of a pushed back and potentially postponed season hit me hard. Due to what many sources are saying and how our country is slowly recovering, I am … Continue reading Changes to Baseball

Life Behind the Dream

By: Paola Hernandez Baseball represents something different in every person. For some people it’s a hobby, the way to connect with other people, and for others it’s a job. I have been watching it since I was little and I grew up watching some players that became my favorites. Thinking about them, I realized that … Continue reading Life Behind the Dream

Time for Change

This week’s post does not come to you out of excitement or enthusiasm, but instead from pain and heartache. I know that this is a controversial subject right now, but I feel that this is the most important thing going on in our world today. Regardless of how convenient it is for us not to … Continue reading Time for Change

5 Things I Learned From Alanna Rizzo’s Panel for Pups

Los Angeles Dodgers reporter Alanna Rizzo organized a virtual panel with well-known individuals who work in the sports industry, including Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrin, to benefit her Guidry’s Guardian Foundation on Wednesday, May 27. Rizzo announced on her social media accounts that she was hosting a Zoom event with experts in the field for … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned From Alanna Rizzo’s Panel for Pups

Bats on Fire

Many professional athletes have turned to steroids to enhance their performance. Besides making the muscles bigger, steroids have also been known to reduce any muscle damage that has occurred on or off the field, which often helps athletes recover much quicker as it enables them to work out harder and more frequently. Down below I … Continue reading Bats on Fire

MVP On and Off the Field

By: Alexandra Gintoli The in-season schedule of a professional athlete, especially a Major League Baseball player, is nothing short of busy. With 162 games scheduled over a (roughly) eight month period, including time committed to practicing and training, it’s amazing they’re able to make time for themselves and their families outside of the whirlwind that … Continue reading MVP On and Off the Field

Twins 2020 Preview

By: Jena Smart “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called ‘life.’” Anyone in the state of Minnesota can tell you what those words mean, along with music lovers all around the world. Prince struck a chord when he wrote those lyrics, and we feel the vibrations, especially now as … Continue reading Twins 2020 Preview

Diamond Drip

No longer are baseball players solely judged on their style of play, those who watch the boys on the big screen have now become fashion critics. As silly as this seems, modern players are bringing more swag to the game than it has ever seen before. Instead of showcasing your speed and strength, players are … Continue reading Diamond Drip

Behind the Seams: Frédérique Déry

Frédérique Déry is the fiancé of Phillippe Aumont, a pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Keep up with Frédérique on Instagram! 5 Fun Facts about Frédérique Déry If glasses didn’t exist, I would be considered disabled! I cannot see anything without them!!  I am a self-claimed astrology specialist. I blame everything on astrology and I … Continue reading Behind the Seams: Frédérique Déry

Feet First

By Guest Writer Kate McCarthy In 2014 I’d never seen a single game of baseball. I didn’t know the rules. I didn’t know the teams. I barely knew we played it here in Australia. Fast forward to July 2019 and there I was ready to fly 13,000km by myself to watch a sport that I’d … Continue reading Feet First

Dodgers Host First-Ever Zoom Party With 11,000 Fans

The Los Angeles Dodgers held their first-ever Dodger Zoom party on Monday night for about 11,000 Dodger fans. The Zoom party was hosted by Alanna Rizzo and Joe Davis, and they were joined by past and present players, Coach Dave Roberts, Oral Hershiser, Jamie Jarrín, Ned Colletti, a few celebrities and a few other prominent … Continue reading Dodgers Host First-Ever Zoom Party With 11,000 Fans

Ballpark Blues

By: Hannah Bronkema The premature closing of spring training facilities across the valley has led to an eerie silence in what used to be a bustling hub for baseball fans and players alike. As the dreams of Opening Day at Chase Field dance around in the heads of Arizona’s baseball hopefuls, it seems as though the … Continue reading Ballpark Blues

Giants 2020 Preview

Another week has gone by, aka another week without baseball. As we anticipate the possibility of continuing the season in the Greater Phoenix Area, we have the time to check up on our favorite teams and see what changes they have made to their rosters in the offseason. Last season wasn’t the best for Giants … Continue reading Giants 2020 Preview

Getting to Know the Star of Lake Elsinore Storm: Kaz Egan

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the star of Lake Elsinore Storm, you are in for a treat! (No pun intended) Kaz Egan is a professional sports broadcaster and anchor. He graduated from Palomar College with a degree in Digital Broadcasting Arts. Kaz then went on to be a reporter and anchor for … Continue reading Getting to Know the Star of Lake Elsinore Storm: Kaz Egan

Helmets to Headsets

With no baseball to be played, or watched, what is there left for us to do? Be assured that us fans are not the only ones having serious game-day withdrawals. Players across the league are gearing up to compete on the diamond again, only this time, they do so with headsets instead of helmets. The … Continue reading Helmets to Headsets

Cubs 2020 Preview

While we wait for the 2020 MLB season to begin, we’ve been given some time to look at our favorite team’s rosters (from active and 40-man non-roster invitees) from the too short Spring Training. The 2019 season was a rather disappointing one for the Cubs, and the fans are back to our old adage, “there’s … Continue reading Cubs 2020 Preview

Cheaty, Cheaty, Bang Bang

Trash cans, wires, whistles from the dugout, a mysterious monitor, fake twitter accounts… you know the story. The Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. Months after the 2019 World Series, where the underdogs from the nation’s capital bested the offensive phenomenon that was the Astros, the investigation findings became public. The fall out was underwhelming. A few … Continue reading Cheaty, Cheaty, Bang Bang

Getting to Know the Boys

How can I, a fan, get the chance to interact with some of the MLB players? Fortunately over at Petco Park, the Padres Organization sets up events throughout the season known as “ SD Social Summits”. These events give fans the opportunity to get to know both, minor and major league players in the organization. … Continue reading Getting to Know the Boys

We Got Next

Even with season being postponed, there is no denying that the baseball atmosphere is changing, and for the better. Before the chaos, the San Francisco Giants announced that they will be promoting former softball star, Alyssa Nakken to a coaching position, creating lots of controversy among the baseball world. Some took immediately to social media … Continue reading We Got Next

Ballpark Bites

Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, it’s time to talk about some baseball snacks! Everyone has their favorite go-to at the ballpark, and there are some ballparks that have specialty snacks. I’m going to talk about some classic staples, as well as some park-specific foods. Every Park Offerings No matter what ballpark you go … Continue reading Ballpark Bites