In defense of Emilio Bonifacio

No, not me. I mean, sure, he’s on my Scoresheet team because I’m the worst fantasy baseball player in the history of history, but I can’t really defend the guy. Jorge Costales takes a stab at it, however. His Brian Roberts comparison is interesting: Even my late night cursory look at other 2B revealed that […]

Comment of the Day

It’s like a family secret around here, the embarrassing aunt who wets her pants in public that nobody will talk about. – Longtime commenter and A’s fan, APBA Guy, on the curious silence of the Bay Area sporting press regarding Jason Giambi’s slide into .195/.331/.371 oblivion.

Ichiro, Ty Cobb and home runs

This morning in the recaps, I said this about Ichiro refusing MLB’s request that he participate in the Home Run Derby: The guy hits six homers a year. The only reason they’d want him in there is as a cynical ratings ploy for the Japanese market, which I’m assuming gets the All-Star broadcast. Good for […]

My Morning in Exile

Things to read when you realize just how rough it is out there in the big, big world: New Yorkers fail to bring the hate. He said-he said re: the Jeter tag. Kenny Williams is miffed that White Sox fans wouldn’t overpay to watch the Dodgers when they were in town. Stan Conte will have […]

And That Happened

Dodgers 8, Mets 0: Somewhere on Long Island there’s a guy who went to last night’s game for the express purpose of booing Manny and holding up a sign with a syringe on it or something. And, yes, Manny was booed and was even ejected from the game for arguing balls and strikes! Dude from […]