Travis Calvin, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Travis Calvin

Hello fellow baseball lovers; my name is Travis Calvin and I hail from a small town that most, if not all of you, have never heard of called Halstead, Kansas. I have been a huge Cubs fan, as well as a baseball fan in general for my entire life. Although I love baseball and talking baseball, I also enjoy all types of entertainment and pretty much any conversation topic. Follow me on for some random comments on Twitter, my handle is @Tcal_5.

By Travis Calvin On Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Expanding instant replay or ruining baseball? Selig’s war on America’s pastime

  Hey, Bud Selig, listen to this: Don’t take instant replay too far or you’ll ruin the game of baseball. If implemented, Major League Baseball will have instant replay on almost every play in baseball, More...

Junior Lake rounds the bases.
By Travis Calvin On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

When will the Chicago Cubs compete?

  Junior Lake one of the rising stars on a team of potential rising stars.  (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports) So, when exactly will the Chicago Cubs be competitive? Some had high hopes it would be this year, More...

Kansas City Royals pitcher James Shields throws a pitch in spring training.
By Travis Calvin On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Kansas City Royals preview: Playoff dreams not unrealistic

James Shields may be the secret ingredient for the Kansas City Royals’ success. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star) If you’ve been a Kansas City Royals fan for long, as I have, then you’ve been hearing More...

Cincinnati Reds celebrate after winning the NL Central
By Travis Calvin On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

NL Central preview: Surprise! Cincinnati Reds are team to beat

The Cincinnati Reds should celebrate once again as NL Central champs. (John Grieshop/Getty Images) In the last five seasons, four different teams have won the NL Central, so what can we expect in 2013? It’s a More...

By Travis Calvin On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Are Kansas City Royals legitimate contenders in AL Central?

Playoff fever could be headed to Kauffman Stadium in 2013. For the first time in a decade, the Kansas City Royals have a chance to contend for a playoff spot. Now, it probably won’t be for the AL Central title, More...

By Travis Calvin On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Tony Campana heads to Arizona, not for spring training with Cubs

Tony Campana takes his speed to the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013. (Bob Levey/Getty Images) Tony Campana is a fan favorite in Chicago, or I should say was a fan favorite. Campana was designated for assignment last More...

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