Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has certainly lived up to all the hype surrounding him when he became the #1 pick in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. Despite his elbow injury during his rookie season, which required Tommy John surgery, Strasburg has bounced back to nearly 100% health and strength. But a lot has been made on the Nationals decision to shut … [Read more...] about Shutting down Strasburg is. . .STUPID
Ah the hubris of comparing oneself to one of the greatest movie characters of all time, from "Major League," one of the greatest movies of all time. However, that's exactly what Chicago Cubs pitcher Randy Wells did. Here's the quote in the Chicago Tribune "Last year I got caught up in a lot of stuff," Wells said Wednesday at a Cubs Caravan luncheon at Harry Caray's … [Read more...] about Cubs Randy Wells Compares Himself to “Major League’s” Ricky Vaughn
In about a week I'll be visiting Cleveland. On vacation; for fun. I am not joking. I am not going there for business, or to visit a chica. I'm going for tourist purposes. To get in the mood, the days leading up to my trip will feature myself listening to Bone Thugs n Harmony, and watching "Major League," one of the greatest sports movies of all time. And watching that film … [Read more...] about RIP Lou Brown. We’ll Miss You!
Another year of Interleague baseball (and an American League victory) is in the books, and unfortunately for the haters, it was deemed a success by Major League Baseball. Commissioner Bud Selig's brainchild surely won't be going anywhere anytime soon. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about The pros and cons of Interleague Play
Interesting study in the Wall Street Journal, which surveyed the most hated teams in all of Major League Baseball. Yes, ESPN's home team, the Boston Red Sox did indeed finish second, but #1 and #3 may surprise you. From a scintillating Yardbarker article and the Ohio sports blog Wait till Next year: … [Read more...] about Stay Classy Ohio: Both MLB teams among top 3 HATED