I feel like I’m trampling on David Pinto’s in-game-update turf, but Mark Buehrle is perfect through seven innings against the Rays. UPDATE: Perfect through eight . . . UPDATE: And he did it!! I didn’t see it, but I was told he was saved by a spectacular catch by DeWayne Wise in center off the […]
Maury lists ten reasons why you don’t see ballplayers shilling for as many companies as you do football or basketball players. This one is pretty interesting: Baseball can rightfully say that it has the most player diversity starting in games than any other US pro sports league. Some of MLB’s biggest stars are Latinos or […]
The Cancer Project is a non-profit dedicated to cancer prevention, nutrition education, research, and buzzkills: A national vegan advocacy organization Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit in New Jersey Superior Court against five hot dog manufacturers, including ConAgra Foods Inc., asking that they be ordered to attach warning labels to their packaging. The Cancer Project, based […]
Won’t someone please tell Dodgers fans how angry and betrayed they’re supposed to feel about Manny Ramirez? Note: link goes to shaky and kind of loud video of fans goin’ kind of crazy. (Thanks to Hollywood Joe for the link. Wait — I once fought a pimp named Hollywood Joe following a disagreement related to […]
The Orioles, like my mother in law, will now winter in Sarasota: The Orioles ended one era and began another on Wednesday, when they learned that their deal to relocate to Sarasota from Fort Lauderdale had been approved. The Orioles had agreed on Tuesday to a 30-year lease with Sarasota County that calls for more […]
This is a couple of weeks old, but I haven’t seen it elsewhere and it’s pretty cool: As many of you know, I have written about my love of the Houston Astros uniforms from the 1970′s and 1980′s several times. The Astros were by far my favorite team growing up and the whole thing started […]
My wife gets to go to a ballgame tonight and I have to stay home with the kids. The more I struggle to make sense of this world, the more confused I become. Apart from silly bluster, what do Joe Morgan and Hugo Chavez have in common? You’ll have to click through to find out. […]
Look out Jeff!!!! UPDATE: Now with animation!
Braves 4, Giants 2: “Ladies and gentlemen: the part of Tim Lincecum will be performed tonight by Jair Jurrjens.” (7.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 9K). A’s 16, Twins 1: The A’s scored so much so early that starter Trevor Cahill had to run down to the bullpen to warm up again while his teammates […]
Time for the second part of your bi-weekly checkup.
Trying to make sense out of the Dominican Summer League
Read about the latest thought, notes, and projections for Brett Anderson, Martin Perez, Jordan Lyles, Lonnie Chisenhall, and Freddie Freeman.
Does it help us predict future performance?
TUCK! toons every Thursday
Manny comes off the bench with a pinch hit grand slam helping the Dodgers win.