Archive for May

Monday, May 28th, by JohnBowen

As I’m writing this, the Dodgers and Orioles are both in first place, with neither team expected to make a major splash in the off-season (though our very own Thomas Wayne did predict a major improvement for the O’s this season.
The Orioles currently sit at 29-19 (though they’re losing to the Blue Jays as I [...]

Dugout Central Challenge Updated Update

Sunday, May 13th, by KerryWhisnant

Before the season began, Dugout Central staff and readers were challenged to predict win totals for all thirty MLB teams. In this article the predictions are presented and we see how they are faring a fifth of the way through the season. [Note: this article has been updated to include John Bowen, who was accidentally left off the list.]

Friday, May 11th, by Chuck

Sorry guys, I hate to bring up those three dreaded words again…
I was having a text conversation with a buddy last night talking about what would happen if baseball ceased after this year. With the new CBA imposing financial penalties on irresponsible overspending, what would happen to the game if a dozen teams just folded up [...]

Thursday, May 10th, by JohnBowen

Thought I’d bring these back…
Tonight’s free game features the best-run team in baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays, and the AL’s¬†perennial¬†powerhouse, the New York Yankees. Last year, the teams finished 1-2 in the AL East and made the playoffs, both losing in the divisional round.
This particular match-up features the #2 and #3 Cy Young finishers [...]

Breaking: Josh Hamilton homers 4 times against Orioles

Tuesday, May 8th, by JohnBowen

Texas center fielder Josh Hamilton just hit his 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th home runs tonight, becoming the first player to slug four home runs in a game since Carlos Delgado in 2003.
He also doubled to set the American League record with 18 total bases, and drove in 8 of the Rangers’ 10 runs.
A little [...]