Five Random Facts

With the season about six weeks away, and teams reporting in full, we are starting to feel baseball fever creeping in.  We've seen major signings in the last few days, including J.D. Martinez finally (and inevitably) signing with the Red Sox and Eric Hosmer trading in his Royal blues for Padre robes. Baseball is full …

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Tiger Duo Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Shortstop Alan Trammel and Pitcher Jack Morris have been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Trammel batted .285 with 185 home runs in his career.  His name is forever tied to his double play partner, Lou Whitaker, who was Trammel's second base partner for 19 years, the longest such combination in baseball history.  …

25 Best Hitters of Free Agent Era: #22 Eddie Murray

We continue our countdown of the 25 Best Hitters of the Free Agent Era.  The rest of the posts can be found here. One of the greatest switch-hitters to play the game "Steady Eddie" Murray was just as his nickname suggests.  He burst onto the scene in 1977, winning Rookie of the Year honors by batting …