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Monday, March 30, 2015

Baseball

Hanley Ramirez Needs a Big Glass of Shut the Heck Up

We here at LBS have already told you about Hanley Ramirez’s lack of effort to retrieve a ball and save two runs from scoring in Monday’s game. I understand that Ramirez fouled a ball off his shin earlier in the game and it slowed him down, but I wish he would have taken it to…Read More

Hanley Ramirez’s Effort in Question Again

Last year it was Hanley Ramirez’s effort being questioned by teammate Dan Uggla in September because Hanley left a game with a hamstring injury. On Monday night, Hanley’s effort was questioned by manager Fredi Gonzalez who yanked Ramirez from the game. Hanley hammered a ball off his shin in the first inning, giving him a…Read More

Fan Jukes Four Security Guards

When a Philadelphia Phillies security guard Tasered a fan for running onto the field at Citizens Bank Park a couple of weeks ago, it apparently did little to strike fear into the hearts of prospective field-rushers.  Actually, a fan tried it again at the same ballpark the following night and was not Tasered, so maybe…Read More

Cashman Should Have Left Vazquez in the National League

Every general manager makes mistakes.  To Brian Cashman‘s credit, he has made very few over the years.  When he has, he hasn’t been shy about defending his manager and taking the blame for the New York Yankees’ struggles.  Fortunately for Cashman, Phil Hughes is currently the best starter in the American League with a 1.38…Read More

Lou Piniella Is Right: Cubs Need to Live Up to Their Salaries

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella vented his frustration on Sunday by saying that team needs to start winning games and earning their big salaries. He couldn’t be more right. The Cubs have some pretty big names on their roster like Carlos Zambrano, Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez. Zambrano used to be praised by Cubs fans…Read More

Tim Tebow Can Mash Too?

Even though most of the top athletes in the country are multi-talented, they mostly concentrate on one sport these days. Gone are the times of Deion Sanders and Bo Jackson where a guy would pick up his bat and glove down one day and strap on the pads the next. Clemson quarterback and slugger Kyle…Read More

Eric Byrnes Still Knows How to Wait Back on the Offspeed

Eric Byrnes was released by the Seattle Mariners a week and a half ago after a bad series of events. To start, Byrnes was batting .094 with three hits in 32 at-bats. Matters grew worse when Byrnes pulled back on a squeeze play hanging his runner out to dry at the plate, and he compounded…Read More

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