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Does Shortening Your Name Equal Success?

What would happen if every struggling club followed Tampa Bay's lead, who found on-field success after shortening their team name? Might we see the Kansas City Oy! in next year's playoffs? The name certainly seems to fit the psyche of many Royals fans after years of hardships.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Bandwagon Police

In the next episode of "Bandwagon Police," our stars track down and interrogate a bandwagon Cubs fan. Better brush up on your team's history. You don't want to be confronted by the "Bandwagon Police."

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

What Would It Take?

Manny Ramirez forced the Red Sox's hand and put them at a disadvantage to trade him. Since Boston just wanted to get rid of him, just what would it have taken for anyone to trade for the future Hall of Famer?

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Hall Of Fame Rip-Offs

Resident cartoonist Paul Trap finds something preposterous about the Home Run Derby. After all, it is just glorified batting practice. So in that vein, he dreams up the Marketing Hall of Fame and inducts the pet rock and bottled water along with the derby.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Underdog! Underdog!

Fresno State pulled off the biggest championship upset of all-time in the NCAA. It's that reason that Paul Trap chose to compare them to Underdog.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Deal With The Devil

Paul Trap theorizes about what it's like for a front office executive with a major league club to approach Scott Boras regarding signing one of his amateur clients. As you can imagine, the future looks grim.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Manny Being Manny

Cartoonist Paul Trap said it best. "Manny's great, but enough of the 'Manny being Manny' line—perhaps I hear it a little more often here in Boston. Manny being Manny, as opposed to Manny being what?"

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Daydreaming

Paul Trap theorizes about what it would like look if the MLB Players Association gathered its membership for a blanket, preemptive press conference to apologize for all of its past mistakes. However, we still can't be sure for what mistakes the players would be sorry.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Future Home Of The Yankees

In his latest cartoon, Paul Trap wonders if the Yankees found everything buried at the site of the new Yankee Stadium. Could someone have been sneaky enough to bury Ted Williams' frozen head too? Hmmm . . .

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

MLB Climbs Into Bed With StubHub

After Major League Baseball reached a five year deal with StubHub, the ticket resale giant was dubbed "The Official Scalper of Major League Baseball." The agreement begins this season with StubHub gaining exclusive access to fans seeking to resell tickets through team Websites.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Dodger Grief Counseling

Now that the Dodgers have officially announced that they will be leaving Vero Beach and their last spring training in Dodgertown has come to a close, Dodgers fans and Vero Beach residents alike will be grieving as if they lost a loved one.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Be Clear What’s Put In Your Rear

Baxter Baseball can teach us all a lesson. "Be clear what's put in your rear" and you won't have to deny that you used steroids. If only the accused baseball players had Baxter Baseball to show them the way.

Majors | #2008#Trap's View

Trap’s View

If Barry Bonds can't find a team, maybe a prison softball team would be willing to take on Barry Bonds next year. Barry Bonds faces charges that he lied to federal investigators about whether he used performance enhancing drugs.

Majors | #2007#Trap's View

Trap’s View

In his most recent cartoon, Paul Trap offers his interpretation of Scott Boras burning bridges for A-Rod, while A-Rod frantically makes his way back to the Yankees.

Majors | #2007#Trap's View

Trap’s View

In his latest cartoon, Paul Trap parallels the progression of the Colorado Rockies to a snowball effect which was quickly stamped out by the Boston Red Sox.

Majors | #2007#Trap's View

Trap’s View

Somehow, the young Colorado Rockies transformed themselves into a mighty force to be reckoned with. Paul Trap was able to capture this transformation for you.

Majors | #2007#Trap's View