Bruce Rondon Brawls, Time to Cut Ties?

If you haven’t seen it by now, Bruce Rondon didn’t help himself prove to the team that he’s maturing when he got in to a brawl this past week in the Venezuelan League. and then there is this angle… Mas acción de la tángana de hoy pic.twitter.com/E7jwzXHLbF — German A. Cartaya (@germancartaya) December 13, 2015…

Making A HoF Case For Trammell; Parts 1 & 2

So I wanted to dust off a piece (well 4) that I had written for my old blog (Pepper Baseball) around Alan Trammell and why he needs stronger consideration for the Hall of Fame.  The first piece started with Tram and Lou Whitaker being named by SI as the top double play combo of all-time……

What Is The Rule 5 Draft?

Today, 16 players were taken in what is known as the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft.  So what is it and are the rules? The draft occurs every December at the Winter Meetings and is named “Rule 5” for where it is placed among MLB rules.  The Rule 5 was intended to…

Aramis Ramirez Hall of Fame Case…

Looking through some of the free-agent information today, I had come across to my surprise that Aramis Ramirez retired. Ramirez just completed his 18th season at the age of 37 where he played for Milwaukee before being traded to Pittsburgh at the trade deadline.  Could he have played a few more years, sure, but his…