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 … Continue Reading Joey Votto Makes Canadians Mad Online
The LA Dodgers are off to a 16-24 start this season, good for fourth place in the NL West Division, and are 8.5 games behind the leading Arizona Diamondbacks. This … Continue Reading Sweet Schadenfraude
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 … Continue Reading Ideas to Shake Up the Cubs During Their Next Losing Streak
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 … Continue Reading Weekend Injury Recap: LA and STL Lose Star Players; Cueto to See Specialist
On April 30, 1974, legendary P Nolan Ryan started a game for the California Angels (now the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) against the Boston Red Sox. In the first … Continue Reading On This Day in 1974: Nolan Ryan Knocks Out Doug Griffin
Wednesday was a big night for Toronto sports fans as the Maple Leafs faced the Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs’ first round, the Raptors hosted the … Continue Reading Sports Night in Toronto
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 … Continue Reading Weekend Recap: Red Sox Get No-Hit, Big Sexy vs. Flash, Cubs Star Drilled
In honor of the three-game series between the Washington Nationals and New York Mets that took place from Monday to Wednesday this week, I decided to revisit a game from … Continue Reading On This Day: Mets Fans Heckle Stephen Strasburg at Citi Field
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 … Continue Reading Weekend Recap – Cubs’ Epic Comeback Win, Big Sexy’s Bid for Perfection
After last season’s disappointing 76-86 finish, the Toronto Blue Jays are off to a strong start in April, going 6-4 in their first ten games and winning three out of … Continue Reading The Jays are 8-5?
Former Cubs ace Jake Arrieta made his debut for the Philadelphia Phillies against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, and appeared to be in 2017 form, allowing three runs in the … Continue Reading Arrieta Suffers First Inning Woes in Phillies Debut
Now that we’re one week into the 2018 season and fans are already freaking out over disappointing performances by their favorite teams (looking at you, fellow Cubs fans!), I thought … Continue Reading 2018 Blue Jays Acquisitions Status Report
Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani made his MLB pitching debut on Sunday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Oakland Athletics. Other than a three-run second inning on a homer … Continue Reading Sho Far, Sho Good – Ohtani Earns Win in MLB Pitching Debut
MLB Opening Day 2018 is here! I started this blog over the winter and there’s finally some real baseball to talk about! The action kicks off at 12:40 PM ET … Continue Reading Today’s the Day!
Now that Spring Training is winding to a close, it’s time for clubs to make final decisions on who will make their 25-man rosters for Opening Day on March 29th. … Continue Reading Cubs Make Interesting Roster Decision
As you may be aware, former Giants ace SP Tim Lincecum has signed a one-year deal to make a comeback bid with the Rangers. This got me thinking about what … Continue Reading What Can We Expect from 2018’s MLB Comeback Kids and Extreme Veterans?