PTBPR: July 2018 MLB Power Rankings

With the midpoint of the 2018 season upon us, it’s time to check back in with our July Power Rankings. Teams now are clearly contenders, pretenders, or non-tenders. As the contending…

PTBPR: June 2018 MLB Power Rankings

Hey-hey! It’s finally time to post up another PTB Power Rankings for the 2018 MLB Season. So, dust off those cleats, pull your bats out of storage, and find a…

Breaking Balls In Writing: MLB Season Previews

It’s that time of year again… Time for rooting for the home team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, and not caring about getting back. After a long, cold, seemingly endless winter, baseball has…

Breaking Balls, Episode VII: Your Show of Shows

This is it. After our long winter, baseball is back—and the Breaking Balls crew has got you covered! In this mammoth episode, Chris, Joel, and Jason welcome a slew of…

MLB Power Rankings: April 2017

Welcome to new and improved PTBMLBPR. For those of you who hate acronyms, that’s the Place to Be Major League Baseball Power Rankings. This year, we’re shaking things up just…

Major League Baseball 2017 Preview: National League Central

Our tour of Major League Baseball continues, this time in the home of the World Champs. Honestly, it’s probably the most boring division in baseball, although the intrigue here lies…

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 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.…

PTBPR: MLB End-of-Season Power Rankings

Last week, the Kansas City Royals snapped a 30-year championship drought, topping the New York Mets four games to one in the World Series, capping off a most sublimely unpredictable…

PTBPR: September MLB Power Rankings

Hello, Place to Be Baseball Fans! Welcome to the latest MLB Power Rankings. Sorry for a slight delay in getting this edition out, but I had a fairly significant relocation…