New York Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard made his highly anticipated Major League debut last Tuesday night in Chicago, coming away with a loss. The former Blue Jays prospect’s devastating potential and lack of experience was clear during his debut. He held the Chicago Cubs scoreless through five innings, demonstrating […]
Nobody cares about attendance during Spring Training—or at least, nobody is supposed to. Each year MLB teams take a trip to either Florida or Arizona to prepare for the upcoming season. Pitchers and catchers report to camp around mid-February, with position players joining them a couple weeks later. The pre-season […]
1) Pan Am Games Toronto, Ontario will be the host of the 17th Pan American Games, a multi-sport international event similar to the Olympics. This year, there will be athletes from 41 nations that span North, Central, and South America in what will be the largest sporting event ever held […]
The McGill Tribune sports team gives its annual MLB season preview.
With MLB’s attendance levels and television ratings on the decline, baseball’s new commissioner Rob Manfred has unveiled a controversial set of rule changes intended to speed up the pace of play and broaden the appeal of America’s pastime. The Tribune Sports section weighs in. Not-so-sweet relief t’s happening more and […]
1) Billy Goat snuff From the Billy Goat curse to the Bartman incident, the Chicago Cubs have known nothing but despair and ineptitude for over 100 years. Plug in Jon Lester, Jason Hammel, Miguel Montero, and Dexter Fowler to go along with Joe Maddon behind the bench, and this could […]
The McGill Tribune takes a look at the 2014 MLB World Series. Two writers square off to predict whether it’s the San Francisco Giants or the Kansas City Royals who have what it takes to bring home the trophy. Click each perspective to read more San Francisco Giants Elie Waitzer OFFENCE: The Giants’ […]
I never got to see Mr. October or the Great Bambino, but one day when my children ask me if I ever got to see Mr. November step into the box, I’ll tell them about that night.
It’s not the gifts or ceremonies or sacrificial offerings that will define how I look back on the different fields that I have had the privilege to play upon. All I have ever cared about is getting that next ring. Sure, I like to grind out those regular season road […]
Amid growing outrage over blown calls and mistakes made by umpires, the MLB made the decision to expand the use of instant replay for the 2014 season.