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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Baseball

Hank Aaron: Alex Rodriguez Needs Focus to Break HR Record

If you’re a true baseball fan, you probably recognize Hank Aaron as the all-time home run king — not Barry Bonds, who “broke” Aaron’s record on Aug. 7, 2007. The next player most likely to challenge Aaron’s 755 career home runs is Alex Rodriguez, but Aaron told the New York Post on Sunday that he thinks…Read More

Pat White Giving Up Baseball Career

Former West Virginia quarterback Pat White has decided to give up his professional baseball career after playing a few months in the Kansas City Royals organization. White signed with Kansas City in September and played in the Arizona Instructional League in the fall. He was expected to play in the minors this year, but his…Read More

MLB 2011 Preview: Houston Astros Should At Least Finish Ahead of Pirates

Previewing the 2011 MLB season, we’ve already named the Phillies, Yankees and Red Sox the top World Series favorites. Last week we looked at the how the NL Central might shape up with the Cardinals, Reds, Brewers and Cubs Yesterday we previewed the Pirates, and today we finish up the division with the Houston Astros….Read More

Miguel Cabrera Looking at Adding Josh Hamilton-like Personal Watchdog

Miguel Cabrera was the first athlete to get sacked by the LBS Nut Bag after his DUI arrest in Florida and subsequent mugshot in which he was smiling. He made an absolute fool of himself and the Detroit Tigers organization, and he seems genuinely regretful and sorry about his actions. On Thursday, Miggy met with…Read More

MLB 2011 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates Apparently Happy With Status Quo

Previewing the 2011 MLB season, we’ve already named the Phillies, Yankees and Red Sox the top World Series favorites. Last week we looked at the how the NL Central might shape up with the Cardinals, Reds, Brewers and Cubs. Thursday: Pittsburgh Pirates; Friday: Houston Astros. The Bottom Feeders: Pittsburgh Pirates Off-Season Moves: The biggest —…Read More

Jonny Gomes Celebrates Over News of Adam Wainwright’s Elbow Injury

I know Jonny Gomes plays for the Reds who are competing in the NL Central with the rival Cardinals, but how about a little sportsmanship, huh? The hot-headed outfielder took the news of Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright’s elbow injury pretty happily, as we learned via With Leather. From the Dayton Daily News: Jonny Gomes walked…Read More

Cubs Explain Decision to Market Derek Jeter, Opposing Players on Billboards

A Chicago Cubs marketing flub has caused quite the stir around the blogosphere and beyond.  On Wednesday, Tremendous Upside Potential called our attention to a Chicago-area billboard marketing single-game Cubs tickets.  For whatever reason, Derek Jeter makes up 50 percent of the players featured on that particular billboard. Here it is: For more on the…Read More

Adam Wainwright Elbow Injury: What it Means for the Cardinals

Over the last two years, Adam Wainwright has emerged as one of the best and most consistent pitchers in the National League. He won 39 games over that span, put together a phenomenal 2.53 ERA and struck out 425 batters. Those are the numbers of a top-notch ace, and that’s just what Wainwright has become…Read More

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