About: AlecMontecalvo

Bio: Just an aspiring writer trying to make his mark on the world. Ask me and I'll explain to you why an All-Pitcher's Home Run Derby is a good idea, and how hockey is perhaps the greatest North American sport we have. That's all I got for now. I should get back to writing.

Posts by AlecMontecalvo:

After 108 Years, the Curse is Over and Cubs Sit Supreme

Posted on: 03 Nov 2016

There will never be a game like Game Seven of the 2016 World Series ever again. When the clock struck 8pm eastern time, the entire baseball world–and maybe a bit of the world that hardly knew anything about baseball–tuned in for what has been one of the most exciting Fall Classics in history. Here, finally, were two teams that were more than deserving to reach the last and final stage of a campaign that started in April. Here were two teams structured to be successful for a long time, and…

To Break Government Siege, Syrian Rebels Launch Aleppo Counterattack

Posted on: 29 Oct 2016

In an attempt to break the government siege that has locked the city of Aleppo, Syrian rebels and jihadists launched a counterattack with heavy artillery shelling and the utilization of car bombings in the streets. The assault took place at the western edge of the city, with the rebels attacking from the surrounding countryside. The bombardment comes as another chapter in a long and conflicted story in regards to Syria’s largest city. The conflict between government and rebel forces has drawn international attention for the indiscriminate brutality towards the civilian…

United States Eyeing Raqqa as Assault for Mosul Draws Near

Posted on: 26 Oct 2016

As the city of Mosul prepares for the impending assault from Iraqi government forces, the United States are preparing for the assault against Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic state. Reports have surfaced that a coalition of Iraqi forces and Kurdish militants have secured the surrounding area around Mosul, ISIS’ second strongest position behind Raqqa. The presence of troops in the area suggests that, at last, the assault to take the final stronghold in Iraq could begin very soon. While the collective Middle East holds its breath for…

Cleveland Starts Historic World Series With Game One Victory

Posted on: 26 Oct 2016

The Cleveland Indians took Game One of the 2016 World Series, commencing what is set to be one of the most exciting Fall Classic in the last 15 years. With first pitch set at 8pm on Tuesday night, Cleveland’s Progressive Field was the site of two of the most historically unfortunate teams in baseball. There were the Indians in the home dugout, sitting on a 68-year championship drought. Across the field in the opposite dugout were the Chicago Cubs, who haven’t been to the World Series in 71 years, and…

New Features to be Implemented to Yankee Stadium

Posted on: 25 Oct 2016

The New York Yankees have announced they will be including five new features to their stadium prior to the start of the 2017 baseball season. New Yankee Stadium, which was inaugurated after the 2008 season across the street from the old Yankee Stadium, will benefit from several additions that will make the fan experience at baseball games more immersive. Here are the following features: Sunrun Kids Clubhouse: an interactive, miniature baseball diamond complete with artificial turf, bases, and other playground activities will be put in right field for all children…