One day after a bogus report had Bryce Harper going to the Philadelphia Phillies, a marriage between the two actually looks to be likely. Ever since Philadelphia Phillies owner John S. Middleton told USA Today, “We’re going into this expecting to spend money and maybe even be a little bit Continue Reading
This offseason, the New York Yankees revamped an already deadly bullpen. does this make the 2019 Yankees bullpen the best in MLB history? Most people equate the New York Yankees with home runs. Even the nickname implies it, the “Bronx Bombers”. Last season, the Yanks cemented their reputation for power hitting by setting Continue Reading
In this season 2 teaser episode of wtts pod, manny and ct discuss the national baseball hall of fame class of 2019, including mariano rivera. On Tuesday, the BBWAA announced the new members of baseball’s Hall of Fame. Among those who received at least 75% of the vote were Closer Mariano Rivera, Continue Reading
One day in June of 1998, Bob Tewksbury defeated Mark McGwire with one of baseball’s most obscure pitches, the eephus. The elusive eephus pitch is one of baseball’s most effective pitches. According to many, the eephus was invented by Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Rip Sewell way back in the 1930’s.
For one week in 1969, a team of researchers uncovered Babe Ruth’s lost home run and MLB officially recognized 715 as Ruth’s career total. It has since been reverted back to 714. David Neft is an American pioneer best known for gathering a team of researchers to create the first Continue Reading
In this bonus podcast, Manny and CT break down the latest Craig Kimbrel fiasco. Then, CT educates Manny on Kanye West (aka “Ye”) being a genius. Upon releasing an article on Call to the Pen in which I dared to compare Craig Kimbrel to the all time great closers, including Continue Reading
Even though he’s only played for eight seasons, Mike Trout already ranks among MLB’s all time greats. Read the full Mike Trout piece on Call to the Pen and listen in to WTTS Pod for bonus pods. We may discuss this on the next episode.
This week, MLB and the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) came to an agreement to allow Cuban born players to sign with MLB teams. One day later, the deal was finalized, and we, of course, have questions. On Tuesday, Francys Romero first reported that MLB and the FCB had reached an agreement Continue Reading
On Tuesday, Francys Romero was the first to report that MLB and Cuba reached an agreement to allow Cuban players to sign with MLB teams. He joined us to discuss the implications of this deal. On Tuesday, Francys Romero was the first to report the news that MLB and Cuba had reached Continue Reading