• Some Observations

    Max and I watched most of the Red Sox-Astros final tune up (exhibition) game last night.  We came away with a few observations and I’m going to share them because I...

  • Concussion Testing Regulated

    Yesterday the MLB and MLBPA announced a new concussion policy.  Following suit after the NFL and NHL established stringent regulations during their respective season’s this past year.  Concussions in football get...

  • Opening Day!

    Were about two days from the greatest day of the year, Opening Day. Are you as excited as I am? Great! The players are excited too. For some, this is going...

  • Spring Superstars

    Spring Training results don’t matter.  I’ve talked about this before.  I’m not even sure how much Spring stats correlate with April success but you can forget about the effect on the...

  • Bullpen Catcher Eats Boogers

    The Baseball clubhouse and dugout lends itself to some interesting characters.  Anyone’s who has ever played the game or been in the dugout during a game knows the banter and exchange...

  • Short Things I Want To Comment On…

    Wow, Cubs GM Jim Hendry went hard at Carlos Silva after the team cut him and he didn’t have very nice things to say about pitching coach Mark Riggins. Said Hendry:...

  • Jersey Sales List Released

    For the first time in its long and illustrious history, the MLB released the list of highest selling player’s jerseys, some thing the NBA and NFL have been doing for years....

  • Today’s Rundown

    Roy Oswalt was hit in the head yesterday.  He says he is feeling just fine; nothing but a bump on his head which is really good news because of how terrifying...

  • Kevin Millwood has overplayed his hand.

    We are now a little more than one week from opening day and veteran Kevin Millwood is still out of a job. To some extent, this is of his own doing....

  • U.S. v Barry Bonds Underway

    Barry Bonds’ perjury trial has finally begun.  The jury was selected yesterday and Opening statements are expected today as the federal government tries to prove that Bonds knowingly lied to prosecutors...

  • Is It Time to Start The Baseball Season in Japan?

    Its been only 11 days since the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck the island nation of Japan, killing thousands of people and unleashing a wave of devastation not seen in the country...

  • 30 Teams in 30 Days: Day 30 – Baltimore Orioles

    Remember when Cal Ripken Jr played 2,632 consecutive games?  That number baffles me.  Vassar College baseball just got done playing our spring trip (6 games in 7 days) and I’m tired,...

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