Entries posted by Larry Fleisher

Ron Washington Coping with Unexpectedly Bad Season in Texas

Ron Washington Coping with Unexpectedly Bad Season in Texas

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington discusses his team’s injury woes, depth, and what it has been like to lose after a hugely successful five-year run.

Billy Hamilton’s Speed Sets it Up for the Reds

Billy Hamilton’s Speed Sets it Up for the Reds

Billy Hamilton talks about his role in the Reds lineup, his bunt single juke move, and what kind of player he was in high school.…

MLB: Handing Out The First-Half Awards

MLB: Handing Out The First-Half Awards

Larry Fleisher breaks down the first-half award winners in Major League Baseball. …

Yankees Hanging by the Thread of Masahiro Tanaka’s Elbow

Yankees Hanging by the Thread of Masahiro Tanaka’s Elbow

Masahiro Tanaka was arguably the only thing keeping the Yankees alive in the AL East. If he's out long-term, the Yankees' slim playoff hopes may…

When it Comes to Winning Now, Prospects are Just That

When it Comes to Winning Now, Prospects are Just That

Billy Beane is out to win and had to send away top prospects to land a can't-miss starter in Jeff Samardzija. Now it's time for…

Despite a Lack of the Usual Fanfare, the Yankees and Red Sox Start a Crucial Rivalry Series

Despite a Lack of the Usual Fanfare, the Yankees and Red Sox Start a Crucial Rivalry Series

With both teams struggling, the Yankees-Red Sox series doesn't have its usual hype but the three-game set is…

Clayton Kershaw’s No-Hitter Was All Kinds Of Awesome

Clayton Kershaw’s No-Hitter Was All Kinds Of Awesome

Vin Scully's call of Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter on Wednesday night only added to the greatness of the moment.…

Massive Rebuilding Starting To Generate Results For The Houston Astros

Massive Rebuilding Starting To Generate Results For The Houston Astros

Houston has won 12 of its last 16 games and is 18-10 since May 11. That is third…

Machado’s Immaturity Should Cost Him

Machado’s Immaturity Should Cost Him

Manny Machado is definitely one of the brightest talents in baseball and even if it seems like he…

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