2:41 PM EDT, Sat September 22, 2018
1 hour ago

Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez to Play his Final Game

Victor Martinez will appear in the final game of his career on Saturday as the Detriot Tigers will play the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park. Victor Martinez will call it a career following tonight’s game. The Detroit Tigers will honor V-Mart with a ceremony prior to their game against the Kanas City Royals. “I feel […] Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez to Play his Final Game - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
2 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Will DJ LeMahieu return to Colorado in Free Agency following this season?

DJ LeMahieu will be a free agent following the 2018 MLB regular season. He has been a mainstay for the Colorado Rockies ever since he was acquired from the Chicago Cubs.  However, the question still remains if LeMahieu will return to Colorado next season. Prior to the 2012 MLB regular season, DJ LeMahieu and Tyler […] Colorado Rockies: Will DJ LeMahieu return to Colorado in Free Agency following this season? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
4 hours ago

Milwaukee Brewers: Josh Hader sets strikeout record for relievers

It was inevitable. On Friday night, Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader set the major league record for strikeouts in a season by a relief pitcher. It has been an incredible season on the mound for Josh Hader. The Milwaukee Brewers lefty has become an unstoppable force on the mound, either as a closer or a […] Milwaukee Brewers: Josh Hader sets strikeout record for relievers - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
5 hours ago

Los Angeles Dodgers: Comparing Sandy Koufax and Clayton Kershaw

Who was better in their prime for the Los Angeles Dodgers – Clayton Kershaw or Sandy Koufax? Clayton Kershaw made his 314th career start the other day against the Rockies, an occurrence that created more than a little chatter around the Los Angeles Dodgers because it equalled the number of career starts made by another […] Los Angeles Dodgers: Comparing Sandy Koufax and Clayton Kershaw - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Kansas City Royals looking to slash payroll for 2019

After a rough year, and in the midst of a youth movement, the Kansas City Royals are looking to slash payroll for 2019. This has been a rough year for the Kansas City Royals. Although there were few expectations that the Royals would contend, few saw this disastrous of a season coming. The Royals had […] Kansas City Royals looking to slash payroll for 2019 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
8 hours ago

The Beauty of Losing, The Browns, and the Original New York Mets

We all wanna win. Cleveland Browns fans were deprived of that winning feeling for more than two years. Now, they are jubilantly reaping the reward of their long, agonizing weeks of losing. Losing makes winning fun. What’s winning like without losing? The freakishly dominant Yankees of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s shed light on the […] The Beauty of Losing, The Browns, and the Original New York Mets - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
17 hours ago

Tampa Bay Rays: Blake Snell trades baseball for chicken fingers and fries

Even baseball players get hungry during a game. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell found a creative way to satisfy his hunger. Thursday night’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays was chock-full of action. Toronto plated a pair of runs against Ryne Stanek, the Rays’ “opener“. Tampa Bay responded by scoring […] Tampa Bay Rays: Blake Snell trades baseball for chicken fingers and fries - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
20 hours ago

New York Mets: Michael Conforto the Offensive MVP

Michael Conforto has had a hot second half for the New York Mets. Has he been their best hitter? Last August, Michael Conforto, the young offensive stud for the New York Mets, left a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a dislocated left shoulder. The last image we have of Conforto from 2017 was him […] New York Mets: Michael Conforto the Offensive MVP - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

New York Yankees: New Franchise Home Run Record for the Bronx Bombers

The New York Yankees have had many different lineups compile a massive amount of home runs throughout their illustrious franchise history. However, the 2018 Bronx Bombers have topped them all! Luke Voit is stealing the hearts of New York Yankees fans as he continues to produce in a way that fans hoped Greg Bird would […] New York Yankees: New Franchise Home Run Record for the Bronx Bombers - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2018

Toronto Blue Jays may be ready to move on from Dalton Pompey

The only player on the Toronto Blue Jays 40 man roster not in the majors, it is obvious that Dalton Pompey’s time with the franchise is nearing an end. At one point, Dalton Pompey was expected to be a future star for the Toronto Blue Jays. He made his major league debut in 2014 at […] Toronto Blue Jays may be ready to move on from Dalton Pompey - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2018

MLB Free Agency: Who will exercise their opt-out clause?

As the regular season nears its end, we look past October and into November, when players with opt-out clauses in their contracts will make their decisions. The offseason, the time when players sign with new clubs or decide to leave their old ones. It’s a stressful time for fans, but it adds to the allure […] MLB Free Agency: Who will exercise their opt-out clause? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2018

Los Angeles Angels: Are we overlooking Mike Trout for AL MVP?

Despite putting up his own AL MVP case, Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is being overlooked. Amid the fervent debate over whether Mookie Betts or J.D. Martinez should be the American League’s Most Valuable Player, one name is conspicuously lost in the din: Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout. This is true even if unlikely […] Los Angeles Angels: Are we overlooking Mike Trout for AL MVP? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2018

Baltimore Orioles: Stop trying to make Hunter Harvey happen

Another year, another injury for Baltimore Orioles prospect Hunter Harvey. At this point, one has to wonder if he is ever going to be a major league player. In theory, Hunter Harvey should be a key part of the Baltimore Orioles future. The former first round pick, and son of former closer Bryan Harvey, he […] Baltimore Orioles: Stop trying to make Hunter Harvey happen - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2018

New York Yankees: Who will pitch for the Yankees in the Wild Card game?

The New York Yankees are on their way to a one-game Wild Card playoff and it is unknown who the team will choose to pitch in that pivotal game.  We have an idea on who they will choose for the win or go home game. The New York Yankees have four more home games and […] New York Yankees: Who will pitch for the Yankees in the Wild Card game? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2018

Cincinnati Reds: 2018, Nick Senzel and Defensive Versatility

The Cincinnati Reds are planning on maximizing their versatility by giving Nick Senzel time in the outfield during their upcoming fall instructional league. 2018 has been an odd year for Cincinnati Reds baseball. After a disastrous April, the Reds looked like they were a long way from being a competent baseball team. As the year went on, we saw […] Cincinnati Reds: 2018, Nick Senzel and Defensive Versatility - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More