Tag Archives: MLB

Is this really everyone’s game?

As I traveled throughout Florida for my Grapefruit league coverage, I noticed one overwhelming commonality throughout every game I attended: the amount of persons of color is distressingly low. For a sport that features a diverse player base, why was the fanbase so dominated by only white people? I interviewed …

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Tomorrow’s Stars

This is America’s pastime. The cut grass, the ballpark hotdogs, the romantic life that is only found on and around the diamond. From a young age, being subject to the drug that is baseball can be addicting- the game is a wonderful place to be and is something accessible for …

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Voice of the @Phillies- Missy Perez

Missy Perez waited for the cue to post a photo on Friday, March 1, 2019. Not just any photo, but an official announcement from the Philadelphia Phillies signing one of the biggest name players in organization history, Bryce Harper. “It was a frenzy, it was huge,” Perez said. Now, just …

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Trey Mancini Looks to Bring O’s More W’s

(SARASOTA, FL) – Trey Mancini has become a well-known name for Orioles fans and baseball fans alike. The right-field talent was drafted in 2013 and bounced around the minors before his major league debut in 2016 for the Orioles. Despite their playoff birth that year, the Orioles have been struggling …

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Yankees Pitching Projects, Orioles Win

(TAMPA, FL) Tonight’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees ended in a 5-1 victory for the Orioles. Despite a drop in temperature along the west coast of Florida that affected most Grapefruit League spring training, the Orioles were hot off the bat.  PLAY BY PLAY The …

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Twins rally to walk it off against Rays

The Minnesota Twins didn’t have a lead the entire game Friday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays, but that didn’t stop them from winning in dramatic fashion in the bottom of the ninth. Losing 3-2 and down to the last out of the game, Matt Wallner crushed a three-run walk-off …

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Steinbrenner, Yankees Draw Crowds

(TAMPA, FL) – Even for an early afternoon, mid-week game, George M. Steinbrenner’s stadium is absolutely electric. Fans are filing in by the hundreds and taking their places in stadium seats or in line to grab a hot dog. The sun is not hiding behind its normally spring-showered, cloudy sky, …

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Harrison Bader on his time as a Gator and beyond

Cardinals center-fielder and Florida Gator baseball alum Harrison Bader has put together three great seasons with St. Louis. The Cardinals were in the NLCS last year but were eliminated by the Nationals. Bader and the Cardinals will look to take the next step this year, get to the World Series …

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TigerTown USA

Thousands of fans sporting Navy Blue and orange filed into Joker Marchant Stadium for the 86th season of Detroit Tiger Spring Training. Home of the ballpark is Lakeland, FL. or better wise known as TigerTown USA. The Tigers have been holding Spring Training in Lakeland since 1934, and moved to …

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