Cheap Giants-Dodgers tickets

As the Yankees ponder lowering some ticket prices, the Giants actually do it: The Giants announced deeply discounted tickets for the coming April 27-29 series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. I’m sure the team has plenty of rationales for slashing ticket prices for one of the most desirable series of the year — and not […]

The Authenticators

Lots of stuff goes on in the world about which most of us are unaware. Stuff like this: Nearly a decade ago, embarrassed about reports of widespread fraud in the $1-billion-per-year sports memorabilia industry — dominated by baseball and filled mostly with fakes and forgeries, according to an F.B.I. investigation — Major League Baseball did […]

My Morning in Exile

When you blog, you do it from your mother’s basement. When you blog for NBC, you do it from Meredith Vieira’s basement. Wily Mo Pena signs with the Mets for the second time. Matt Cain needs to take matters into his own hands. The Boyer-Barten trade was a win-win thing, I think. Or not. Hell, […]

And That Happened

Pirates 8, Marlins 0: “You see? You see?! He’s not a machine, he’s a man. He’s a man!” The Pirates play Rocky to Florida’s Ivan Drago after the Nats spent the weekend as Apollo Creed. Translation for those of you under 35: The Pirates throw their third shutout in four games and put a halt […]