June 8, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda (18) throws in the first inning against Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Kenta Maeda: Quietly Undervalued

Now more than ever, quality pitching has become a premium in baseball. The steroid era of baseball is long gone and we no longer see men hitting 70+ home runs a year. Instead we see statistics such as eight no-...
Jun 19, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson (31) and right fielder Will Venable (25) celebrate with left fielder Scott Van Slyke (33) after he scores the winning run from third on a walk off walk against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium. Dodgers won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Dodgers’ Mid-Season Report Card

When your tenure in academia is spent with your own father as your principal, you acquire certain skills that prove useful at any given moment. Like, for instance, the ability to explain why some grades are the...