The MLB Playoffs are in full swing with the Divisional Series set. Yawn. The St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers, and Oakland Athletics face off for the chance to win a championship that will be earned after 162 (or 163) games. Meh. … [Read more...] about MLB Playoffs are on? I’ll pass…
The Chicago Cubs today acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics for catcher/first baseman Blake Lalli. Recker has been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Recker on the 40-man roster, left-handed pitcher Scott Maine has been designated for assignment. … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs make trade with Oakland Athletics
It’s still “early” in baseball terms, but Josh Hamilton and Matt Kemp have done nothing but put on shows. Their superb play has gotten more attention than Philip Humber’s perfect game. Hamilton and Kemp are going for the Triple Crown in their respective leagues. The Triple Crown is revered, by many, to be the greatest single-season accomplishment in all of baseball. … [Read more...] about Josh Hamilton and Matt Kemp Are Threats For The Triple Crown
As the Chicago White Sox continue to let the AL Central slip away, White Sox fans are beginning to demand changes. Both General Manager Kenny Williams and Manager Ozzie Guillen are drawing the angst of White Sox Fans. With the Florida Marlins getting set to open a new stadium next season, Ozzie living in Florida in the off-season and his ties to the Marlin’s organization, could … [Read more...] about Will Ozzie Guillen Manage The Florida Marlins? Kenny Williams be fired?
The Oakland A’s are 23-26, losers of 6 of their last 7 and in last place in the AL West. On top of all of that, there is turmoil in the bullpen. Recent comments by closer (at least while Andrew Bailey is hurt) Brian Fuentes strongly criticized Manager Bob Geren for his handling of the relief corps. Fuentes complained about being brought into a game in the 8th inning and … [Read more...] about Bob Geren and the Oakland Athletics Bullpen