Wander Franco among MLB’s most impactful rookies after brilliant debut

From the moment that Wander franco arrived at his first camps from Big leagues, several questions arose. Will the best prospect in the sport be ready for the majors? Will it be able to live up to expectations? Those questions changed in the weeks after the 20-year-old Dominican’s unforgettable debut on June 22 with the … Read more

To what extent is sabermetry effective in the postseason?

7:00 AM ET Leonte landino Close is a journalist for ESPN Internacional and belongs to the baseball production team at ESPN Deportes. He is an active member of the American Society for Baseball Research (SABR). You can too follow him on twitter BRISTOL – Two words: Sabermetrics and postseason. Putting them together I bet more … Read more

To what extent is sabermetry effective in the postseason?

7:00 AM ET Leonte landino Close is a journalist for ESPN Internacional and belongs to the baseball production team at ESPN Deportes. He is an active member of the American Society for Baseball Research (SABR). You can too follow him on twitter BRISTOL – Two words: Sabermetrics and postseason. Putting them together I bet more … Read more

MLB: Rays Pitcher Announces He Has Cancer Tumor; will go to treatment

This Wednesday, October 13, it was announced that David Hess, pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays in the minor leagues (MiLB) suffers from a cancerous tumor in the breast. It was the serpentinero himself who announced this sensitive news through his social networks, adding that he will undergo the necessary treatment to deal with the … Read more

An Astros sweep? A Red Sox comeback? We break down what is still reserved in the SDLA

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After a day of travel on Saturday, the two American League division series resume this Sunday at new locations. Led by their dominant offense, the Houston Astros look to sweep the Chicago White Sox in Game 3, while the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox head to Fenway tied 1-1. What are the keys … Read more

Let no one talk about retirement for the moment to Nelson Cruz

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If not with the bat, with his positive attitude and leadership he has several ways to contribute to the Rays game and adds the necessary experience in the postseason. “I am happy to play alongside him. I consider it a future Hall of Fame. He can help me a lot, because he’s been in the … Read more

MLB Playoffs: Nelson Cruz equals Mickey Mantle and Reggie Jackson in HRs, in Postseason

With the HR of this Thursday night, Nelson Cruz, designated hitter for the Tampa Bay Rays, tied for sixth place with the legendary Mickey Mantle and Reggie Jackson, with his 18th home run in the playoffs. To rack up a lot of home runs in the postseason, a hitter needs a lot of opportunities and … Read more

Who could be the MLB playoff revelations?

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Something peculiar has happened with the main candidates for the Most Valuable Player award this year. Neither had enough impact to lead their teams to the postseason. 2 Related Shohei ohtani, Bryce harper, Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –All applicants for the individual award – will have to watch from their … Read more

All at once, everything was defined for the playoffs

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NEW YORK — Rafael Devers responded when push came to shove for the Boston Red Sox. Aaron Judge was in charge of giving the final push to the New York Yankees. AND Buster posey propelled the San Francisco Giants to the NL West title, condemning the Los Angeles Dodgers – with their 106 wins – … Read more

All at once, everything was defined for the playoffs

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NEW YORK — Rafael Devers responded when push came to shove for the Boston Red Sox. Aaron Judge was in charge of giving the final push to the New York Yankees. AND Buster posey propelled the San Francisco Giants to the NL West title, condemning the Los Angeles Dodgers – with their 106 wins – … Read more