Major League Baseball 2017 Preview: National League West

We have to come the end of the 2017 MLB previews, Nation! Today, we put the National League West under the microscope for Chris Jordan’s take. It’s a division of…

Major League Baseball 2017 Preview: National League East

It’s the National League East today, as we continue our 2017 MLB Preview series! With this installment, Chris Jordan takes a look at what the NL East has to offer…

Major League Baseball 2017 Preview: American League East

“For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice…

David Ortiz: A Career of Championships and Controversy

“What happened to me should teach everybody that you should never give up on anybody.” — David Ortiz They call him “Big Papi,” and when you mention that name, people…

Sending Off A Legend: Alex Rodriguez’s Finalé

With the likely final game of New York Yankees’ third baseman/designated hitter Alex Rodriguez come and gone Friday, a few of the baseball die-hards at Place to Be Nation put…

Ichiro! Celebrating the Greatness of 3,000 Hits

This past Sunday in Colorado, a future Hall of Fame outfielder connected on a 2-0 pitch and rapped it off the wall in right-center field, narrowly missing a home run.…

Greatness Awaits: The 2016 MLB Hall of Fame Class

This Sunday, Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Chris Jordan (Griffey) and I (Piazza) took a look…

2016 National League West Preview

It’s an even-numbered year, so the Giants must be looking at another trip to the World Series. All kidding aside, during the off-season the Giants made strides to address some…

2016 National League Central Preview

The National League Central is the Jessica Rabbit of divisions: top-heavy. The Cubs, Cardinals, and Pirates all look like sure contenders for the division title and both wild card spots.…

2016 MLB Preview: National League East

Today we take a look at the National League East, a division in the most literal sense of that term. Two contenders, one clear middle team, and two no-chancers. As…