With pitchers and catchers reporting this week, it's only appropriate to make a can’t miss, Vegas busting, no hassle-guaranteed prediction for each team. Published 3:35 p.m. February 15, 2010 - Comments
With Melvin Mora, Kevin Millar, and Byung-Hyung Branca, I mean Kim, dominating recent MLB transaction headlines, it’s safe to say that the hot stove has cooled to a sizzle and most competitive teams are looking forward to pitchers and catchers reporting in a few weeks. Published 9:09 a.m. February 5, 2010 - Comments
Hiring Mark McGwire to be the St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach meant that sooner or later, he would have to definitively answer questions about his obvious past use of performance enhancing drugs. Published 10:14 p.m. January 11, 2010 - Comments
Six division titles, seven playoff appearances, and two World Series appearances with one trophy in a highly unlikely year make the St. Louis Cardinals the best team of the decade in the NL Central. Published 10:51 a.m. December 30, 2009 - Comments
The Brewers made their one and only playoffs in the 2000s as the 2008 National League Wild Card. As sad as that and their run of three straight last place finishes from 2002 to 2004, it was a much better decade than the 1990s. Published 1:41 p.m. December 21, 2009 - Comments
During the 2007 World Series, baseball super-agent Scott Boras announced that Alex Rodriguez had decided to opt out of his record-setting contract with the Yankees only to sign another record 10 year, $275 million deal with New York. With that, most baseball fans around the country reacted to Boras like Spicoli and Mr. Hand after the teacher rips up his class schedule. Published 11:11 a.m. December 17, 2009 - Comments
Jake McCormick is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire, where he spent more time working at the campus newspaper than he did in any classroom. He has received a Certificate of Merit for sports writing from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and ...Read More
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Jake McCormick is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire, where he spent more time working at the campus newspaper than he did in any classroom. He has received a Certificate of Merit for sports writing from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and is currently a Milwaukee Bucks beat writer for TheSportsBank.net. He focuses most of his time on baseball, and even goes out of his way to listen to spring training games whenever the opportunity arises.