Joey Votto Receives Social Media Flogging for Controversial Remarks

While most MLB fans were busily tweeting about the Robinson Canó PED-related suspension (update to this post now live!), Cincinnati Reds INF Joey Votto caused a social media tempest in his home country of Canada with some controversial remarks about Canadian baseball. While sitting for a Yahoo podcast interview with Tim Brown, Votto was asked whether…

Ideas to Shake Up the Cubs During Their Next Losing Streak

Last week was a tough one for Cubs fans as they dropped five games in a row subsequent to a five-game winning streak, being swept in St. Louis during the weekend series. The cherry on top of the steaming shitpile sundae was added by two of those losses in St. Louis coming in extra-innings walkoff…

Weekend Injury Recap: LA and STL Lose Star Players; Cueto to See Specialist

The weekend was full of bad tidings for teams around the National League as stars went down with injuries. On Saturday, the 15-19 Dodgers, already set back by medical issues with IF Corey Seager, OF Yasiel Puig, IF Justin Turner, P Rich Hill, P Alex Wood and P Hyun-Jin Ryu, released a report that their…

Weekend Recap: Red Sox Get No-Hit, Big Sexy vs. Flash, Cubs Star Drilled

It's been another eventful weekend in Major League Baseball, with the year's first no-hitter being recorded on Saturday by Oakland A's SP Sean Manaea in a matchup originally getting more attention for the funny mashup of the starting pitchers' last names. Be sure to cook your chicken thoroughly. You don't want to risk... pic.twitter.com/TLEvc1rRfL —…

Weekend Recap – Cubs’ Epic Comeback Win, Big Sexy’s Bid for Perfection

It's been a wild weekend in Major-League Baseball as wintry weather conditions forced multiple game postponements, including 6 games scheduled for Jackie Robinson Day. What's that about reducing the season to 154 games again? Speaking of inclement weather, the Atlanta Braves played the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field under some of the worst conditions…