Written Pieces

Baseball: A Game of Inches, Life and Peace

Deon Stafford, a catcher for the West Virginia Power and one of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ top prospects, has worked through the trials of a broken home and the death of close family members to finally reach his dream of playing professional baseball.

Lifted in Due Time

Learn how Cody Bolton’s mental makeup led to his break-out season in the South Atlantic League.

What an Elimination Number Really Means for Cleveland Indians – Baseball Essential

The Cleveland Indians are stumbling their way to the finish line of the 2015 season. What’s difficult for some fans to believe after a horrendous start to the season for Cleveland is that they are still alive in the playoff hunt.

The Numbers Behind an Improbable Playoff Run – Baseball Essential

Two weeks ago, the list was Toronto, Minnesota, Texas, Los Angeles, Tampa Bay, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit and Baltimore. Today, it is New York, Texas, Minnesota and Los Angeles. Two weeks ago, the chance was two percent according to MLB.com. Today, it’s 11 percent.