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Aug 17, 2022

Joey Votto news latest gut-punch in tough season for Cincinnati Reds

With the news that Joey Votto is done for the 2022 season, another domino has fallen in what has been a dismal campaign for the Cincinnati Reds. Joey Votto’s season coming to a premature end is the exclamation mark for what has been a horrid season for the Cincinnati Reds According to reports, Cincinnati Reds […] Joey Votto news latest gut-punch in tough season for Cincinnati Reds - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 17, 2022

Mariners: Julio Rodriguez in 2023 Home Run Derby may be predestined

When Major League Baseball announced the date for the 2023 All-Star Game to be held in Seattle, it didn’t take long for fans to figure out that the date of the Home Run Derby and Julio Rodriguez once again representing the Mariners in it might be a coincidence that is just too good to pass […] Mariners: Julio Rodriguez in 2023 Home Run Derby may be predestined - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 17, 2022

Which Colorado Rockies prospects made MLB.com’s top 100 list?

MLB.com has released its latest list of the top 100 prospects coming up through the farm systems of all 30 MLB teams. The Colorado Rockies have placed four prospects on that list, with shortstop Ezequiel Tovar being the highest-ranked newcomer on the list at number 28. Here are the four Colorado Rockies prospects who are […] Which Colorado Rockies prospects made MLB.com’s top 100 list? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 17, 2022

MLB: Tigers, Guardians could set a not-so-great mark in 2022

If you’re looking for power-hitting outfielders this season, look away from the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Guardians, a pair of MLB teams that could establish a new low for home runs this century. MLB statistics show just how Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Guardians have lacked power in the outfield this season Heading into Tuesday’s action, […] MLB: Tigers, Guardians could set a not-so-great mark in 2022 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 16, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB misses the mark on Rodolfo Castro

On Tuesday, Rodolfo Castro of the Pittsburgh Pirates was suspended for one game after a cell phone fell out of his back pocket during a recent road game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. While many MLB fans joked about the head-shaking moment in the desert, it also shows that MLB’s plans to limit access to technology […] Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB misses the mark on Rodolfo Castro - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 16, 2022

Colorado Rockies land two on midseason top 50 prospect list

The Colorado Rockies have landed a pair of prospects on the midseason top 50 prospect list put together by ESPN baseball insider Kiley McDaniel. Zac Veen and Ezequiel Tovar are the two Colorado Rockies prospects listed among the best 50 among all MLB farm systems according to ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel According to the list authored […] Colorado Rockies land two on midseason top 50 prospect list - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 16, 2022

Toronto Blue Jays missing golden opportunity with Yankees slide

After looking like the most dominant team in Major League Baseball for the first three months of the season, the New York Yankees are in a six-week funk. While that may seem like an opportunity for the rest of the teams in the American League East to gain some ground, the Toronto Blue Jays have […] Toronto Blue Jays missing golden opportunity with Yankees slide - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 15, 2022

Colorado Rockies: The buzz from Arenado’s return, Bernard’s debut

Literally from A (Arenado, Nolan) to B (Bernard, Wynton), there were two talking points that had Colorado Rockies fans buzzing last week … and they were at polar opposite ends of the scales of emotions. Colorado Rockies fans endured the now-annual return of Nolan Arenado and cheered the call-up of Wynton Bernard In the span […] Colorado Rockies: The buzz from Arenado’s return, Bernard’s debut - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 15, 2022

Dodgers rotation readies for big boost with Dustin May return

With the inevitable return of Dustin May from a torn UCL, the rotation for the Los Angeles Dodgers is about to get deeper and tougher for opposing batters. Dustin May has thrown the ball well in Triple-A and could rejoin the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation soon The 24-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched for the Los Angeles […] Dodgers rotation readies for big boost with Dustin May return - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 15, 2022

MLB power rankings: Mets rise up while Yankees take a nosedive

It’s a tale of two New York teams in this week’s MLB power rankings as the Mets get a boost from the return of Jacob deGrom on their way up while the Yankees are simply trying to regain the dominance they displayed before the calendar turned to July. In our latest MLB power rankings, the […] MLB power rankings: Mets rise up while Yankees take a nosedive - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 14, 2022

Mets: Why Francisco Lindor is even more thankful for Edwin Díaz

Sure, the New York Mets are more than happy to have Edwin Díaz as the team’s closer. With 27 saves heading into Sunday as well as a 1.33 ERA/0.92 FIP/0.866 WHIP, what team wouldn’t want to have the right-hander coming out of the bullpen to the sound of trumpets to nail down a victory? But […] Mets: Why Francisco Lindor is even more thankful for Edwin Díaz - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 14, 2022

Fernando Tatis suspension hurts more than Padres clubhouse

The shadow cast by San Diego Padres legend and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is long. The man known as Mr. Padre was not only loved because of what he did on the diamond, but also what he stood for off of it as well. There will be very few San Diego Padres who pass […] Fernando Tatis suspension hurts more than Padres clubhouse - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2022

Colorado Rockies bullpen gets shakeup with Alex Colomé injury

After struggling mightily on the mound since the All-Star break, Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Alex Colomé was placed on the 15-day injured list on Saturday with right lateral epicondylitis (commonly known as tennis elbow). Colorado Rockies injury news: Alex Colomé lands on injured list In his first season with the Colorado Rockies, the 33-year-old Colomé has […] Colorado Rockies bullpen gets shakeup with Alex Colomé injury - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Aug 13, 2022

San Diego Padres teammates don’t hold back on Fernando Tatis Jr.

There were plenty of reactions from the outside baseball world regarding the news of San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. being suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. However, inside the Padres clubhouse, you didn’t have to read too far between the lines to see the frustration, disappointment, and anger […] San Diego Padres teammates don’t hold back on Fernando Tatis Jr. - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2022

Colorado Rockies injury news: Yonathan Daza heads to IL with shoulder issue

After a scary moment at Coors Field in Thursday afternoon’s win over the St. Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies outfielder Yonathan Daza is heading to the injured list after dislocating his left shoulder. Yonathan Daza will miss some time for the Colorado Rockies after dislocating his left shoulder You can see the play where Daza is […] Colorado Rockies injury news: Yonathan Daza heads to IL with shoulder issue - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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