The grass is always greener, aka, why every trade is an uncertainty until it’s not

I’m going to use an example of a trade between two otherwise unknown baseball players to prove a point. Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays traded away reliever Jake McGee to the Colorado Rockies for an outfielder named Corey Dickerson. Continue reading

National League Hit Leaders by Team: My shot at redemption

As I mentioned in part one of our all-time hit leaders trivia contest, I had a significantly easier time naming the greatest hitters of the 16 National League teams than I did with the American League.

Your Daily SportsChumpdate – June 17, 2009: Sosa, Favre, Stallworth, Hedo, Smoltz, Rockies, Tiger and Shaq

SAY IT AIN’T SOSA  – The New York Times recently reported that former National League MVP Sammy Sosa failed a drug test in 2003.  Surprise!  I’ve never failed a drug test before… but I’m pretty sure my employer wouldn’t wait Continue reading