Jake Mastroianni, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Jake Mastroianni

Jake grew up around Birmingham, Ala. and has always been a huge Braves fan. He graduated from Auburn University in 2010 with a degree in journalism and spent one summer working for the media relations department for the Princeton Rays and now is an Assistant Editor for a business magazine called Water Technology. Jake loves the sport of baseball and hopes to continue to see it flourish.

Carlos Gonzalez
By Jake Mastroianni On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Winter Meetings warmup: 12 game-changing hitters and where they will land

The Carlos Gonzalez watch is underway as MLB heads into next week’s Winter Meetings. There are a lot of big-time bats available this offseason through either free agency or trade. Many of these bats will have More...

By Jake Mastroianni On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

St. Louis Cardinals 2015 preview: Healthy pitching the key

Jason Heyward and Matt Holliday should provide plenty of pop for the Cardinals in 2015. In 2014, it was business as usual for the St. Louis Cardinals. They won the NL Central with a 90-72 record, which was their More...

Detroit Tigers
By Jake Mastroianni On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

5 keys to Detroit Tigers postseason success

Detroit’s chances of advancing to the World Series increase if  they use Joe Nathan sparingly. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) The Detroit Tigers barley won the AL Central again this season, waiting until the More...

Clayton Kershaw
By Jake Mastroianni On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Five keys to Dodgers postseason success

Dodgers need to dominate to keep Clayton Kershaw in line for game-one starts. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) The Los Angeles Dodgers are a heavy favorite to reach the World Series this year, but that doesn’t mean More...

By Jake Mastroianni On Monday, September 29th, 2014

NL Wild Card preview: San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates

Will Andrew McCutchen lead the Pirates back to the NLDS? This is about as even a matchup on paper as you’ll find, and trying to predict a one-game playoff matchup is incredibly hard. On the surface, you would More...

AL Wild Card
By Jake Mastroianni On Monday, September 29th, 2014

AL Wild Card preview: Oakland A’s at Kansas City Royals

Jon Lester and James Shields take the mound for Tuesday’s AL Wild Card game. Kansas City won the regular season matchup 5-2, with all seven games coming during the month of August when Oakland was really More...

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