Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker received a tremendous amount of credit after his ballclub surprisingly won the NL Central last season. Even the NL Manager of the Year votes (he finished second to Bud Black) won’t erase his reputation for ruining pitchers by having them throw more pitches than many people would advise. His time…Read More
You know how when people lose weight other people tell them how great they look and it makes them feel even better? Brian Cashman is not one of those other people. Either that or Buster Olney’s sources lie to him. Olney recently Tweeted that a source told him C.C. Sabathia lost 30 pounds this offseason…Read More
Albert Pujols has been very clear about his contract situation with the St. Louis Cardinals. One of the best all-around players in the history of the game, Pujols has given the Cards and his agent a deadline of Feb. 16 to work out a contract extension. By that time, he wants to focus on training…Read More
People don’t donate vital bodily organs to garner headlines, but Tom Walter will receive them for his courageous and selfless act. The Wake Forest baseball coach donated one of his kidneys to Kevin Jordan Monday, a recruit who was set to begin his freshman season for the Demon Deacons. Jordan first got sick in January…Read More
While some athletes are going long with their hair, Tim Lincecum is changing up his look in a different way. The Cy Young pitcher had his long, stoner/skater hair in a pony tail for Giants media day this week, causing a brief stir amongst folks on the internet (thank you, Tony Reali) who wondered if…Read More
The Minnesota Twins proudly moved into their new stadium last season and had tremendous success, winning the AL Central while posting the fourth best record in MLB. They went an incredible 53-28 at home in their new digs, and the new stadium plus the success of the team helped them sell out all their games…Read More
The Wilpon family, owners of 100% of the New York Mets, have recently stated that they will entertain offers to sell up to 25% of the team. The family had previously said they never wanted to give up any portion of the team, but a recent lawsuit related to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme has…Read More
Alan Hull previews the 2011 MLB World Series favorites, examining the Philadelphia Phillies who signed Cliff Lee over the off-season.