Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading
This time around was different. The Tampa Bay Rays have lost big name players in the past, faces of the franchise, players their fan base had come to know and love. Scott Kazmir, Matt Garza and James Shields were all Continue reading
“The sky is burning. I believe my soul’s on fire.” – Bad Company, Burnin’ Sky, 1977 I’ve never understood the whole ritual of burning things after a team victory. Why do we resort to setting things on fire in Continue reading
“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.”
Far be it from me, a lifelong Red Sox and newly reformed Rays fan, to make fun of the New York Yankees the day after they were eliminated from the playoffs. Oh wait, that’s exactly what I’m doing.
I was watching the Rays-Rangers game the other night when I heard an interesting statistic. As Michael Young stepped to the plate for the first time, the local announcers referred to him as the Texas Rangers’ all-time hits leader. Really? Continue reading
The week that was, including Bud Selig, Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce, World Cup Soccer, the NBA Finals, Ken Griffey, Jr., Jose Canseco, Affliction sport coats, Danny Ferry, drunken bosses and broken-down Volkswagens Continue reading
Coach should have opted for the cannoli.
Brett Favre has retired yet again and this time he means it… we think. Then again “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” was supposed to be the final Jason movie.
“Tito Puente’s gonna be dead one day, and you’re gonna say, ‘Oh, I’ve been listening to him for years, and I think he’s fabulous.’” – Bill Murray in “Stripes”