4:34 PM EDT, Sun September 22, 2019
7 hours ago

San Diego Padres made mistake by firing Andy Green

The San Diego Padres fired Andy Green after nearly four seasons at the helm. That decision was a mistake. On the surface, one can understand the reasoning behind the San Diego Padres firing Andy Green. They had been active over the past couple of offseasons, landing two of the top free agents in Manny Machado […] San Diego Padres made mistake by firing Andy Green - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
9 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Craig Kimbrel torpedoed 2019 campaign

Craig Kimbrel was supposed to lead the Chicago Cubs to the postseason. Instead, he torpedoes their chances this year. The Chicago Cubs had thought they were a top notch closer away from truly contending for the World Series. Brandon Morrow, who was expected to be the Cubs closer, had missed the entire 2019 campaign due […] Chicago Cubs: Craig Kimbrel torpedoed 2019 campaign - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
10 hours ago

Atlanta Braves set to begin to dominate division again

The Atlanta Braves have won the 2019 National League East crown for the second straight year. Is this the beginning of something beautiful in the ATL? With the entire crowd at SunTrust Park on their feet Friday night, Atlanta Braves RHP Josh Tomlin delivered his 0-1 offering to Giants OF Alex Dickerson. As soon the […] Atlanta Braves set to begin to dominate division again - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
22 hours ago

How the New York Mets can sneak into the Wild Card

The New York Mets are 3.5 games back of the Brewers for the 2nd wild card with 9 to go, so how can they sneak into the Wild Card game? For the New York Mets to get into the Wild Card, the hot Milwaukee Brewers would have to not sweep any of their opponents and […] How the New York Mets can sneak into the Wild Card - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
23 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Three candidates to replace Andy Green

The San Diego Padres fired Andy Green on Saturday. These three candidates would be great picks to be the next manager. Andy Green was on the heat seat at the beginning of the season, and his seat kept getting hotter and hotter as the season went on. He made a lot of questionable decisions like […] San Diego Padres: Three candidates to replace Andy Green - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2019

San Diego Padres fire manager Andy Green

The San Diego Padres have relieved manager Andy Green of his duties before Saturday’s game. It’s the end of the line for one MLB manager. With just a few games left of the season, the San Diego Padres prematurely have fired Andy Green after a 9-0 loss to Arizona on Friday night. The Padres, who […] San Diego Padres fire manager Andy Green - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2019

Dodgers: Why Cody Bellinger is NOT the 2019 NL MVP

After Christian Yelich went down for the season last week, many crowned Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger as the undisputed 2019 NL MVP. Here’s why he shouldn’t win the award. Make no mistake, Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Cody Bellinger started off the season with a bang. 47 games into the year, Bellinger established himself […] Dodgers: Why Cody Bellinger is NOT the 2019 NL MVP - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2019

Yankees: The reason Sabathia deserves a playoff roster? David Cone

As the New York Yankees head into the postseason many have speculated if CC Sabathia would be rostered. Look no further than David Cone for your answer. When the New York Yankees signed CC Sabathia prior to the 2009 MLB season, they did so for one reason: to bring home the team’s 27th world title. […] Yankees: The reason Sabathia deserves a playoff roster? David Cone - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2019

Phillies: Spending stupid offseason money for 2020

Like other deep-pocketed teams, the Phillies have the monetary resources to construct a competitive roster, but general manager Matt Klentak like his contemporaries has limitations some locals prefer to live without.   Everything’s cost:    If the Philadelphia Phillies acquire rotation help and quality relievers without breaking the bank or signing every player the faithful […] Phillies: Spending stupid offseason money for 2020 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 21, 2019

Breaking: Marlins Win Trade, Pay Baseball Player, Pigs Fly

Look only at bWAR, look only through a prism irrespective of contextual value, but look: the Miami Marlins may have won a trade once. You could be forgiven for not knowing Miguel Rojas. He’s not the type of player that makes waves in this era, and he doesn’t play for a team that’s been worth […] Breaking: Marlins Win Trade, Pay Baseball Player, Pigs Fly - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2019

Atlanta Braves: Ronald Acuna Jr. joins the 40/30 club

The Atlanta Braves star youngster, Ronald Acuna Jr., hit his 40th home run of the year, joining the 40/30 club. Ronald Acuna Jr. has had a monster year in his second season with the Atlanta Braves.  Last night he did something only one other player has done this year, join the 40 home run/30 stolen […] Atlanta Braves: Ronald Acuna Jr. joins the 40/30 club - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2019

MLB Postseason: Who walks away with playoff berths in NL WC race?

WIth the 2019 MLB postseason fast approaching the NL Wild Card race is down to the Nationals, Brewers, and Cubs so who will get the two wild-card spots? Get excited! It’s one of the best times of the year. Fans will be glued to their coaches watching all of the MLB postseason impact games. The […] MLB Postseason: Who walks away with playoff berths in NL WC race? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2019

Texas Rangers: Edinson Volquez possibly considering a return maybe

This was supposed to be Edinson Volquez final season. However, he could consider a return to the Texas Rangers. Maybe. The 2019 campaign was going to be it for Edinson Volquez. The Texas Rangers pitcher was working his way back from Tommy Joh surgery and a sprained right elbow. He had accomplished his objective for […] Texas Rangers: Edinson Volquez possibly considering a return maybe - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2019

Chicago Cubs: BY GOD THATS ANTHONY RIZZO’S MUSIC

Anthony Rizzo was supposed to be out the remainder of the season. That is, until he triumphantly returned to the Chicago Cubs lineup on Thursday. The Chicago Cubs kicked off the most important series of games since they were down 3-1 to the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 World Series. Trailing in the division by […] Chicago Cubs: BY GOD THATS ANTHONY RIZZO’S MUSIC - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2019

Phillies: Jean Segura can really hit… unless he’s on the bench

The Philadelphia Phillies await an injury update on shortstop Jean Segura after he was removed from Thursday’s game with a hamstring injury. Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jean Segura exited Thursday’s afternoon tilt at SunTrust Park with an apparent hamstring injury. The injury occurred in the top of the sixth inning. Segura singled home Bryce Harper to […] Phillies: Jean Segura can really hit… unless he’s on the bench - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More