Matt LaPorta

Baltimore Orioles #0 - First Base

  • Born: 01/08/85
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Brantley returns to Houston: 2/$32M


Free agent outfielder Michael Brantley is returning to the Astros, per reports

Braves prospect retrospect: Jason Heyward


From his Opening Day home run to extraordinary contract, the life and times of the former Atlanta Braves’ budding star has been a memorable one.

2020 MLB Draft Prep: Garrett Mitchell, Nick Loftin, Reid Detmers, Dylan Crews


Profiles of four guys the Cubs might target with their No. 1 pick next week.

Subluxated shoulder for C.C. Sabathia


Yankees lefty C.C. Sabathia has been replaced on the playoff roster due to a subluxated left shoulder

Why I’m bullish on Mercado’s future

The three-run home run against the Phils is still part of the first chapter for Oscar Mercado

A brief history of trading away aces and trying to compete


If the Indians are going to do it, they wouldn’t be the first

Shoveling coal in the Jake Bauers hype train


It’s never too early to get things moving on the Next Big Thing

The Nearly There Era of Lonnie Chisenhall


Rarely does a player capture hearts and only grasp without reaching his own place in history like Chisenhall

A brief history of the Indians at first base and DH


It’s been kind of a black hole for a while

The 2018 Indians deserve to be taken seriously


An easy division shouldn’t diminish how good this team can be

Let’s share the worst MLB trade deadline takes we ever had

Did you think a trade was dumb, and it turned out to be great? Did you get excited about a trade that turned out to be horrible? We’re here to listen, not judge.

On expectation and reality with Stephen Strasburg


The Nationals pitcher is in the midst of a very good season and career. But because of his early hype, it’s still not good enough for some.