by Harper Cornell on September 6, 2011
September Baseball is all about the down-to-the-wire Pennant races. The best race is taking place in the American League West Division, where Mizuno Brand Ambassador Ian Kinsler and the Texas Rangers hold a slim 2.5 game lead over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Kinsler and the defending American League Champs won two critical series this past week - at home against the Tampa Bay Rays, and on the road in Fenway against the Boston Red Sox. Kinsler was an e...
by Harper Cornell on August 29, 2011
The Milwaukee Brewers have been the hottest team in baseball over the past several weeks, going 20-5 so far in the month of August, and opening up a 10.5 game lead in the National League Central Division. Last week the Brewers were led by the hot bat of right fielder and Mizuno Brand Ambassador Corey Hart. Hart was 13-for-26 (.500) on the week, with three homeruns, nine runs scored, a double, a triple, five RBI, and three walks. Hart is currently riding an 11-game hit streak through Sunday.
by Harper Cornell on August 15, 2011
The Atlanta Braves, while not likely to catch the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League East, hold the second best record in the National League, and currently lead the NL Wild Card race. Chipper Jones has been swinging a hot bat for the Braves over the past week, going 9-for-19 (.473) with five runs scored, two doubles, a home run, and 4 RBI. Jones also picked up the 1,000th extra base hit of his career on Friday night in a 10-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. Chipper plays with the
by Harper Cornell on August 8, 2011
The Milwaukee Brewers have a three game lead in the National League Central Division through Sunday. Mizuno Brand Ambassador and Starting Pitcher Zack Greinke has been a big reason behind the Brewers recent surge to the top of the Division. Greinke picked up two more wins last week, throwing six solid innings against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, and firing seven strong innings at the Houston Astros on Sunday. Greinke allowed just three runs on the week (an incredible 2.08 ERA), while picking up 11 strikeouts.
by Harper Cornell on August 1, 2011
The Kansas City Royals put together a winning record during their recent 7-game grueling road trip against the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians. A big part of their road success last week was Mizuno Brand Ambassador and KC Designated Hitter Billy Butler. Butler was 13-for-32 on the week (.406) with two doubles, five homeruns, and 12 RBI, as the Royals split a four game series at Fenway, and took two of three from the Tribe.Butler plays with...