Suárez Ties Alonso in MLB Home Run Chase

At the beginning of the year, most baseball fans would have predicted that MLB's home run leaders would be players like Christian Yelich (fuck the Brewers), Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado and Giancarlo Stanton. However, a rookie and one of the league's most underrated players are currently tied for first place. INF Pete Alonso, the rookie…

“Big Boy Time” Coming for Cubs at Mets

Earlier this month, Cubs manager Joe Maddon used the phrase "big boy time" with reference to how he planned to distribute playing time after the July 31 trade deadline. https://twitter.com/ESPNChiCubs/status/1157038167540883473 This phrase has taken on new meaning following a three-game sweep by the Washington Nationals to close out the Cubs' most recent homestand. While the…

Let the Sharknado Descend!

Thanks to the rainy conditions in Washington, D.C. over the past weekend, the Chicago Cubs sat through multiple rain delays and were forced to postpone Friday's game to a Saturday double-header after an aborted start that did not last long enough to become an official game. The Cubs were swept in the double-header, going 1-2…

Cubs’ Seven-Game Winning Streak Snapped in 10-3 Loss to Mets

After a walkoff win in the suspended game concluded on Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs were looking to sweep the series and complete a perfect season series against the New York Mets in their regularly-scheduled matchup at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon. That was not to be, however, as Cubs SP Alec Mills gave up a…

MLB News Potpourri: Tulowitzki and Stroman Out, Tebow Gets Cut, “Dexter’s Sexters”

A lot of big news hit the MLB this week, including Jake Arrieta signing with Philadelphia, as well as controversial facial expressions during the Houston Astros' visit to the White House. Here are a few items you may have missed: Blue Jays' Injury Woes Continue. As I speculated in a prior post, both SP Marcus Stroman…

Baseball Gods, Please Spare Us from Tim Tebow

On Sunday, I read some horrifying news: Mets GM Sandy Anderson thinks washed-up NFL quarterback and current minor-league outfielder Tim Tebow "will play in the major leagues." There's already too much Jesus-humping and flag-waving in pro sports for pinkos like me, so I really don't want to see one of the most aggressive Jesus-humpers make a…