By Mike Azzalina for Baseball Idiots I wanted to make this a letter for Philadelphia Phillies fans, but I realize not all fans should open their ears to the thrashing I would like to give right now. Fans like my own Mother, who was at the game on Sunday, do not deserve to hear the [...]
By Mike Azzalina for Baseball Idiots Atlanta has a message for everyone in the National League and I hope everyone is listening. Before the 2013 baseball season began, the media sweethearts were undeniably the defending NL East Champion Washington Nationals. Who could blame the talking heads for the sentiment? The Nationals were a 98 win [...]
By Mike Azzalina for Baseball Idiots The General. The Backstop. The Shield. #2 in your scorebook, but #1 in your favorite pitcher’s heart. The middle of the field tends to be the most important to a team. The catcher is unfairly unappreciated by many casual fans. To that specific fan, they put a number down, [...]
I love Azzy’s idea, but I had a much more difficult time picking this team for the American League.
25 Under 25 National League Edition By Mike Azzalina for Baseball Idiots One of the best parts about having this new website is the ability to create conversation with great baseball fans. One of those fans is my roommate. He is huge Oriole fan and unlike myself as a Phils fan can see youth in [...]
Baseball fans knew it was coming, but that doesn’t mean it was any easier to watch the legendary Mariano Rivera announce
What does it look like heading into 2013? By Mike Azzalina for Baseball Idiots Surprises fill each baseball season. There is always an unexpected team that jumps out of the woodwork and has the entire nation captivated. Last season, both of those Cinderella stories came from the [...]
As soon as the last out is recorded on the previous season and the curtain is drawn on the aspirations for that year’s championship, there is new hope for the next one. But a true baseball idiot does not care only about one’s team. We worry about much more than that. We concern ourselves with the storylines that [...]
The off-season always produces a shake-up or two, but there are probably some major surprises in this list.