Greg Cullen’s ‘love of the game’ allowed him to reach his pro baseball dream

Greg Cullen’s ‘love of the game’ allowed him to reach his pro baseball dream

By his junior season, Cullen was on the radar of major league teams, and his hot-hitting start against bigger schools like Michigan State and West Virginia only gained him more notice. As he remained the country’s leading hitter for the whole season, teams kept reaching out. It was new to Cullen, who felt the nerves at a particular game against Monmouth when four or five scouts were there to specifically watch him, something he wasn’t used to…

Tale of the Tape – Playoff Chase Edition

The race for both the AL and NL wild card spots has tightened up, so instead of picking one series to preview, here is a brief rundown of the 4 teams playing for their postseason lives…

Tales of the Tape – The Divisional Series

As we are in the first days of October, I have this vision of Vin Scully out walking his dog, describing the beginning of fall. ” As the leaves turn, so does the chapter in this novel we call the 2010 Major League Baseball season.” I am sure his dog would be to busy trying to figure which tree to mark his/her territory to listen, but for me – it is poetry that I could listen to all day. Now this vision didn’t really happen, but October is here – so are the Divisional series.

Cooking with Chas: What’s Next on the Hot Stove

With the Yankees making their $240 million splash, and two of the four marquee free agents–CC Sabathia and Francisco Rodriguez–finding new homes last week, what’s going to be the next big news on the hot stove burner? It appears that Mark Teixeira is going to decide where he’ll settle before we hear any news about […]