With so many great batters in the MLB, most pitchers spend countless time and effort in perfecting their craft. They understand their strengths and weaknesses, especially when it comes to facing right- and left-handed batters.
While the Cleveland Cavaliers have been at the center of attention, it was their neighbors, the Indians, who took over social media last night. In an AL Central matchup with the first-place Kansas City Royals, the social media team channeled their inner Taylor Swift on Twitter.
The calendar has flipped from May to June as the baseball season has reached a quarter of it's life. Over the course of the past 50-plus games several young studs have lead their squads toward contention, while a handful of All-Star veterans are needed to step up to keep their teams in the hunt.
Bryce Harper has recently garnered all the baseball attention for his dominant month of May. But it’s his teammate from Little League, Joey Gallo, who took center stage last night for the Texas Rangers. Young power hitters have dominated this season, and Gallo is the latest to join the show, if even just for a couple weeks.
When healthy, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is one of baseball’s most complete and exciting players. The problem is Tulowitzki is hardly healthy. When Tulo is on the diamond, he is one of the elite, five-tool players in the game and potentially one of the faces of baseball.