Tag: MLB

  • Clayton Kershaw Throws No Hitter

    Congrats to Clayton Kershaw on throwing a no hitter against the Colorado Rockies on June 18, 2014.  It was the greatest pitching performance that I had seen since Kerry Wood’s 20 strikeout performance.  Kershaw was an error by Hanley Rameriz away from having a perfect game and he struck out 15 Rockies batters with some…

  • AL West Hats spell A-S-S-H-A-T

    Funny LOL Baseball picture The #ALWest is comprised of a bunch of asshats. Case in point: #Athletics #Mariners #Astros #Angels #Rangers #MLB

  • Derek Jeter Announces Retirement Following 2014 Season

    Derek Jeter announced today that he will retire at the end of the 2014 MLB season.  This is truly the end of an era.  The last true dynasty in MLB was the 1996 – 2000 Yankees team with Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada as the young core putting the Yankees back…

  • MLB Valentine’s Day Card

      Here is a funny MLB themed Valentine’s Day card I found on Tumblr today. Tampa Bay Rays young phenom Wil Myers.  Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish.  Former Rangers, Mets and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine. Wil Yu be my Valentine?

  • Wrigleyville Rooftops Can Go To Hell

    Wrigley Field turns 100 years old in 2014.  It is the second oldest stadium in MLB behind Fenway Park which turned 100 in 2012.  Wrigley is the only stadium probably in any sport that is smack dab in the middle of a neighborhood.  It is definitely the only stadium that is so entrenched into a…

  • Baseball HOF Voting: Every Year There’s At Least 1 DBag

    The Baseball HOF is taken very seriously.  MLB has been around since 1876.  It is older than all the other major professional sports by a lot.  Next year is the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field opening and it didn’t host it’s first MLB game until MLB was 40 years old! (Yes I know that math…

  • Masahiro Tanaka Is Coming To MLB!

    Masahiro Tanaka will be pitching in the MLB next season.  It has been the biggest roller coaster ride of the off season as every day reports would come from Japan saying that he was going to be posted and that he was not going to be posted.  MLB negotiated a new deal with the Japan…

  • Shin-Soo Choo Signs With Rangers

    Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to sign a 7 year contract with the Texas Rangers worth $130 million. There were reports earlier this week that Choo had turned down a 7 year deal with the New York Yankees worth $140 million. Hence, people’s first instinct is to believe that he took a lot less money to…

  • Scherzer and Kershaw’s Cy Young WWE Title Belts

    Max Scherzer had a tremendous season for the Detroit Tigers in 2013.  He finished with a 21-3 record and had a 2.90 ERA with 240 strikeouts and only 56 walks.  He helped lead the Detroit Tigers to the ALCS and won the 2013 AL Cy Young Award.  A lot of athletes have gone to getting…

  • MLB Trading And Signing Frenzy

    I cannot remember a day this active in MLB in my life that wasn’t a trade deadline day or during the MLB Winter Meetings.  Heck, this might have been one of the busiest days even including those days! Hope you have a scorecard and three or four sharpened pencils as we go over December 3,…