222 wins and now 210 losses. A federal judge in Madison has sentenced a former New York Mets star pitcher to six months in prison for not paying his taxes. Prosecutors say Jerry Koosman, a former all-star who helped the Mets win the 1969 World Series, didn’t pay federal income taxes for 2002, 2003 and […]
The latest from Lenny Dykstra’s bankruptcy: As for his business plan, Dykstra testified that Louis Vuitton has promised to commit $10 million to take a 49 percent stake in the relaunch of his Players Club Magazine, with plans to expand it in Europe. The Players Club is a publication meant to help professional athletes manage […]
It seems like everyone — myself included — has come to rest in the same place with respect to the Orioles: bad team now, but a bright future, so Orioles fans should not despair. Russ Smith of Splice Today isn’t having any of it. He has his reasons. The least significant for purposes of baseball […]
I refuse to join the parade of people making fun of David Wright’s helmet. The guy is just getting over a serious beaning. He could wear the hollowed-out case to an upright pedal piano on his melon and I’d be cool with it. And besides, unlike all of you haters, it’s going to the Hall […]
Following up on the discussion of fan injuries a couple of weeks ago comes a new ruling — from New York – holding that the fan’s assumption of the risk at a ballpark extends to assuming the risk that they might get hit by a flying bat while a player is screwing around during warmups: […]
It’s ShysterDaughter’s first day of kindergarten today. It’s afternoon kindergarten, so I’m going to bust out of here soon to go be that dad who stands at the bus stop taking pictures and holding back tears as my kid rolls her eyes. I’ll be back later this afternoon, however. In the meantime: The Rays didn’t […]
Giants 4, Phillies 0: See a Penny, pick it up, and all the day you’ll have good luck (8 IP, 5 H, 0 ER). Padres 7, Nationals 0: The Nats hit two first-inning singles off Kevin Correia, but then he set down 19 in a row. This awful stretch the Nats are in has likely […]
Elaborating on various aspects of end-of-the-season strategy.
Rookie League hardware is being handed out, and some of the brightest talents in the game are the recipients.
When it comes to great moments, historic games and memorable plays, Richard will admit that Sept. 4 does not notably stand out. But that doesn’t mean the history of what took place on that isn’t worth hearing, especially if you appreciate the more unusual bits in baseball history.
Someday, the Royals will be competitive again. But when?
New toon Thursdays with TUCK!
Everyone is getting dinged up and for teams out of the playoff hunt, many of them are shutting players down.