NHRA Camping World Series heads to Topeka for Menard’s NHRA Nationals

Known as the House of Speed, Heartland Motorsports Park is again set to host the exciting, must-see action of 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph racing from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at the Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor on Aug. 12-14 It is the 14th of 22 races during the 2022 season, and the event … Read more

Vesting Options Update: Flexen, Maldonado, Carrasco, Andrus

Major league contracts cannot be made conditional on player performance metrics, but it is permissible for clubs and teams to agree to options dependent upon playing time. Things such as innings pitched, plate appearances or (less frequently) games started or finished are all possible goals that could allow a player to trigger either additional guarantees … Read more

There’s something dynamic about Cal Raleigh and Jarred Kelenic

If I asked you which Mariner hits the fastball the best, my guess is you’d say Julio Rodríguez. Maybe some consideration would be given to fellow All-Star Ty France, but if we’re defining “best” as “hardest and farthest,” it’s hard to argue with the Mariners’s rookie phenom. However, according to at least one metric—dynamic hard … Read more

New England ties bind teams in the Cal Ripken 12U World Series

WATERVILLE — It’s known as the Cal Ripken World Series, but there’s no denying that there’s a heavy regional feel to it. Four of the 12 teams at this year’s tournament — one-third of the field — hail from Maine. There are also teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont present, giving the national championship tournament … Read more

New England ties bind teams in Cal Ripken World Series

WATERVILLE — It’s known as the Cal Ripken World Series, but there’s no denying that there’s a heavy regional feel to it. Four of the 12 teams at this year’s tournament — one-third of the field — hail from the state of Maine. There are also teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont present, giving the … Read more