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Monday, November 24, 2014

Baseball

Pujols Should Consider Hiring Bobby Cox as an Agent

You already know how I feel about Albert Pujols’ hitting abilities and all-around talent. Apparently my admiration for the St. Louis slugger can’t hold a candle to the way long-time Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox feels about him. When asked what Pujols’ next contract should be worth — after being asked to comment on the…Read More

President Obama Rips Cubs During Yankees World Series Visit

A visit to the White House is special for any winning team that gets invited. For the New York Yankees however, their visit celebrating their 2009 World Series title became less about them and more about another city — Chicago. President Barack Obama has made it quite clear in the past that he loves the…Read More

Gregg Zaun Goes Rube Baker

Brewers catcher Gregg Zaun had a rough start to the Brewers game at Miller Park on Monday night. Zaun burped the ball back to the pitcher on three occasions in the first, Rube Baker-style. Pitcher Yovani Gallardo didn’t know how to react to Zaun’s errant throws because it had never happened before. Before we all…Read More

Cubs, White Sox Rivalry to Heat Up with Addition of Trophy

One of the best times to be in Chicago is when the Chicago White Sox play the Chicago Cubs during interleague play. Whether you are a Cubs fan walking into U.S Cellular Field, or a Sox fan strolling into Wrigley Field, you can be sure there will be plenty of trash talking and Chicago pride…Read More

Phillies Make Howard Second Highest Paid in MLB

The Philadelphia Phillies took another step toward preserving the longevity of their National League dominance today when they gave first basemen Ryan Howard a 5-year, $125 million dollar extension.  Howard is already under team control through 2012, so the new deal keeps him in a Phillies uniform through 2016 with a team option for 2017. …Read More

Mark Teixeira Running Over Bobby Wilson: Clean or Dirty?

Two weeks ago, the Angels had a surplus at the catcher position. After this weekend, they’re somewhat thin. Things started a week ago when Jeff Mathis, who had been hitting his way into a regular gig, got hit on the wrist trying to block a pitch in the dirt. He landed on the disabled list…Read More

A-Rod Angers Dallas Braden by Running Across Pitching Mound

A player on the field ripping A-Rod’s etiquette while running the bases? Where have I seen that story before? A’s pitcher Dallas Braden, who went six innings of two-run ball to beat the Yankees Thursday, made more noise for getting angry with Alex Rodriguez than he did by pitching well. Instead of explaining everything, why…Read More

Willie Mays Hayes Lives at Fordham

Now this is how you avoid a tag at home plate.  I don’t have much to add to this video — you just have to see it for yourself. That was Brian Kownacki of Fordham jumping over Iona catcher James Beck to score a run. FU came back from down 9-1 to win 12-9 in…Read More

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