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Author: Lukas Weese

Willie McCovey’s Legacy Will Never Be Forgotten

PITTSBURGH – AUGUST 1977: First baseman Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Three Rivers Stadium in August 1977 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images) On Halloween Night, the baseball world lost a legend. The charismatic Willie McCovey passed away at 80 years old, after a long battle with lingering health issues. When one thinks of all-time great baseball players, they often bring up Babe Ruth, Ted Williams or Pete Rose. Willie McCovey isn’t blurted out when creating a Mount Rushmore of baseball players. But between 1959 and 1980, there was...

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David Price Goes From Postseason Scapegoat to World Series Hero

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 28: David Price #24 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with the World Series trophy after his team’s 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Five to win the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) It was not long ago that Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price shared a large burden of criticism during the postseason. Coming into the 2018 Postseason, Price was 0-9 as a starter with a 6.16 ERA for the teams that he has played for...

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Eduardo Nunez Becomes Latest World Series Hero

BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 23: Eduardo Nunez #36 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his three-run home run during the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game One of the 2018 World Series at Fenway Park on October 23, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) In recent history, the Boston Red Sox have been spoiled with postseason heroes. Remember Dave Roberts, who now manages the Los Angeles Dodgers, when he stole second base during Game 4 of the ALCS? Or David Ortiz, when he hit walk-off home runs in Games 4 and 5 of the...

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Edmonton Oilers Prospect Ryan McLeod Providing Prowess to Mississauga Steelheads Offense

ST CATHARINES, ON – NOVEMBER 25: Ryan McLeod #91 of the Mississauga Steelheads skates during an OHL game against the Niagara IceDogs at the Meridian Centre on November 25, 2017 in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) Mississauga, Ontario- Through 12 games with the Mississauga Steelheads, center Ryan McLeod has become an anchor for the team. One of the top prospects for the Edmonton Oilers, McLeod has demonstrated veteran leadership as a star player on the team. He is second in points on the Steelheads with two goals and 11 eleven assists through nine games. On...

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The Inseparable Duo of Cam Newton and Greg Olsen

CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 17: Greg Olsen #88 celebrates with teammate Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers after a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 17, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) After the Carolina Panthers capped off the largest comeback in franchise history over the Philadelphia Eagles, Cam Newton addressed the media. He discussed what goes into a winning formula, the building blocks that create the DNA of a successful team. “When you talk about good teams and the...

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Yasiel Puig Seals NLCS Game 7 for Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 17: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an rbi single during the sixth inning of Game Five of the National League Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium on October 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) When Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers sealed the NL West in Game 163 against the Colorado Rockies, he made a proclamation. A statement that at the time may have been meaningless but now could be the impetus that brought this team together. “We are going to...

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Cody Bellinger Shines in Thrilling Game 4 NLCS Victory

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 16: Cody Bellinger #35 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the thirteenth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers to win Game Four of the National League Championship Series 2-1 at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Going into Game 4, the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ rising star Cody Bellinger had not produced a stellar postseason. He had a batting average less than .100 and was coming off the bench to pinch hit for Dave Roberts‘ squad. But in front...

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