Brewers 2016 POY: Ryan Braun

It was a fifth consecutive year out of contention for the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2016 season. The club and its fans suffered through a second straight losing campaign.It was also the second year in a row in which they finished more than 30 games back of the division leaders. The fourth place finish marked a seventh time in … Continue reading Brewers 2016 POY: Ryan Braun

Pirates 2016 POY: Starling Marte

The Pittsburgh Pirates were an NL Wild Card team for three consecutive seasons from 2013-15. But the 2016 campaign was a step back, with the club finishing 78-83 in third place in the NL Central Division, a distant 25 games behind the Chicago Cubs.It was a disappointing 20-game drop for the Bucs from their 98-win season in 2015. Now … Continue reading Pirates 2016 POY: Starling Marte

Cardinals 2016 POY: Carlos Martinez

The St. Louis Cardinals are historically the most successful team in the National League. Unfortunately the 2016 season was not a great one for the history books for the team and their fans.The Cards finished in second place in the NL Central Division. But they were a distant 17.5 games behind the arch-rival and eventual … Continue reading Cardinals 2016 POY: Carlos Martinez

Ian Happ shines in AFL Fall Stars Game

The Chicago Cubs have experienced quite the year in 2016. The big league club won the World Series for the first time since 1908, ending the ‘Curse of the Billy Goat’ and freeing Steve Bartman from exile.There were many individual accolades for the players in the organization as well. Ben Zobrist was the World Series MVP, while Javier Baez and Jon Lester shared … Continue reading Ian Happ shines in AFL Fall Stars Game