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The Inside Pitch: Hold the Piazza

Major League Baseball just announced the Hall of Fame class of 2014.  We are not going to be talking about those who made it in, (Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio,) but one that did not, and that is catcher, Mike Piazza.

In order to get into The Hall, you need to record at least 75% of the ballots.  In Piazza’s first year on the ballot (in 2013,) he received 57.8% and this year (in 2014) he fell short again only tallying 69.9% of the ballots.  Yes, there was some improvement if you look at the numbers (about five percent better than last year.)  But Piazza is baseball’s best hitting catcher and some say it is because he …

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The Inside Pitch: Fresh Fish

During this off season’s winter meetings, the Miami Marlins have been doing all they can to make the 2015 season as surprising as this past season.  Although the Marlins did

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The Inside Pitch: New Look Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to make noise and changes as the winter meetings continue to unfold.  After seeing Hanley Ramirez punch his free agency ticket to Boston, the

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The Inside Pitch: Cruz-ing to Seattle

Nelson Cruz finished up last season with arguably the best year of his career. The 34-year old, OF/DH, led the majors with 40 HRs and was third in the AL with 108 RBIs (both of

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The Inside Pitch: New Uniforms

Over the last few weeks there have been all sorts of rumors, talks and speculations about where the various free agents will end up.   Will they re-sign, or pack up their

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