NBC Comment of the Day

All I have to say is boo friggin’ hoo to these guys who get paid 7 or 8 figures a year to play a game… Suck it up and deal with it. Not like baseball requires much physical exertion, you stand out in the field and maybe sprint 8 or 9 times in a 3 […]

You double-cross once – where’s it all end? An interesting ethical question.

Lots of talk recently about the ethics of blockquotes and linkbacks and all of that. First you had the AP being silly. Then, on Sunday, came the much-discussed Ian Shapira article in the Washington Post. Today Maury applies that to baseball, talking about the role of “aggregators” such as Baseball Think Factory, MLB Trade Rumors, […]

Reason # 1,398 Baseball > Football

From Florio at PFT: Multiple league sources tell us that the Chargers have fined cornerback Antonio Cromartie $2,500 for complaining on Twitter about the quality of the food at training camp. As best we can tell, this is the offending tweet, from July 31 at 3:46 p.m.: “Man we have 2 have the most nasty […]

My Morning in Exile

Thanks to the law, my day just exploded again. I don’t think it will take me out of blogging all afternoon, but things may once again be light today. A thousand pardons. For now: Brandon Webb has his owie fixed. Wanna win the World Series? Beat up on the cupcakes! See cathedral mountains, see the […]

And That Happened

All law and no blogs makes Craig a dull boy. Let’s try to remedy that today, shall we? Nationals 8, Pirates 4: The Laughingstock Series went four games, and nothing was decided. Adam Dunn went 3-for-4 and was a triple short of the cycle. He may as well have been eight unicorns, cold fusion and […]