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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Baseball

Brian Cashman Jokes About A.J. Burnett’s Black Eye

Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett conjured up memories of Miguel Cabrera when he showed up for his start on Friday night sporting a shiner. The flaky but talented pitcher went seven innings of three-run ball taking a no decision against the Orioles as the Yanks won 4-3. Given Burnett’s inconsistencies this year (he’s 10-13 with a…Read More

Don Mattingly Was Contractually Manager-in-Waiting for Dodgers

If you were wondering why Dodgers hitting coach Don Mattingly turned down interviews to manage the Nats and Indians, now we now why. Mattingly, who was announced as Joe Torre’s successor on Friday, apparently had it written in his contract that he would be the Dodgers’ manager should Torre step down. Dodgers reporter Dylan Hernandez…Read More

Hideki Matsui Won $5,000 Bet with a Triple

The Angels are 71-74 and have become so bad that I stopped watching their games a month ago. Torii Hunter must be in the same boat because the outfielder had a little side wager going to keep things interesting. (OK, it sounds like the wager was made before the start of the season but it…Read More

Derek Jeter Made the Right Baseball Move

People have been buzzing about the Derek Jeter fake hit-by-pitch that took place on Wednesday night. With the Yankees down 2-1 in the 7th against the Rays, Chad Qualls threw inside on Jeter who turned and acted as if he were hit by the pitch. Turns out the pitch hit the knob of the bat…Read More

Hilarious Fake Press Release Rips Cubs

When reporters and writers arrived at Miller Park to take in the Brewers-Cubs game on Friday night, they were treated to some unexpected hilarity.  Hidden within the regular game day press notes was a fake press release making fun of the Cubs and G.M. Jim Hendry.  Here’s a picture of the sheet:

Aaron Cook Drilled With Line Drive

As far as taking a line drive off the leg goes, I must say Aaron Cook did it like a champ on Wednesday night.  When Cincinnati’s Joey Votto cranked a liner back at Cook, it broke his fibula and you can hear it loud and clear when you watch the clip.  Considering the gnarly sound…Read More

Albert Pujols Personifies a Team Leader

There was major news over the weekend in St. Louis when it was reported that center fielder Colby Rasmus had requested a trade earlier in the year. Rasmus has been unhappy with his role in the organization for a few years now and wants to go somewhere he can play consistently. When he was told…Read More

Ryan Roberts Lived in Team’s Clubhouse During Minor League Stint

Diamondbacks utility man Ryan Roberts is knows for a few things: his versatility as a player and his tattoos. Now he’ll be known for something else. As I found out through Big League Stew, Roberts actually spent part of the year living in the Reno Aces’ clubhouse during his minor league stint with the Triple-A…Read More

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