Sunday, August 28, 2016

In The Hour of Eden: Gary Sanchez and the Revival of the New York Yankees

When Gary Sanchez hit his eleventh career home run, he had done it faster than any player in baseball history. It's strange how a total of such little significance can seem so great, despite its irrelevance. Sure, it's great for Sanchez, who has quickly gone from Minor Leaguer to back page headline. Like Trevor Story in the earliest parts of the season, Sanchez has emerged as yet another young power talent capable of stripping ages-old records to dust.

Chase Down the Rising Sun: Shohei Ohtani Faces the Hype

Twenty-three year old Shohei Ohtani took the mound for the first time in a Major League stadium on Sunday. His slender, six-foot-four frame ...