Major congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, who last night polished of their third World Series of the last 10 years with a 6-1, Game Six trouncing of the St. Louis Cardinals. The celebratory party for Red Sox players and Continue reading Congrats Boston, But Vegas is Already Thinking About Next Year
We are all gearing up for World Series Game 6 – Wacha vs. Lackey. It should be an amazing showdown with even more amazing fanfare. The Red Sox have the opportunity to clinch a World Series championship in Boston for Continue reading Adrian Cardenas’ Decision to Retire a Reminder of Baseball’s Purity
There were no super controversial calls during last night’s pivotal Game 5. There was no wacky, unprecedented walk-off win of any sort. But in a World Series that has provided us with already a ridiculous amount of storylines; we did Continue reading No Controversies, But More Story Lines Emerge in Game 5
It’s taken days of painstaking technical self-education, but I have finally figured out the two-step process of recording and uploading a podcast episode to the blog. This is it. The first. The premiere. The inaugural Seeds All Day podcast. In Continue reading Podcast Episode 1 – Are You Not Entertained?
The Red Sox were absolutely dominant last night, blowing out the Cardinals 8-1 in game 1 of the World Series. But none of that may have happened had the umpiring crew not come together in the first inning to overturn Continue reading Kudos to the World Series Crew for Getting That Call at Second Right
Scrolling through Instagram, I saw this photo of Fenway Park from around dusk yesterday. The field looks absolutely immaculate. The Boston grounds crew is obviously ready for the World Series. And as 8:07 p.m.’s first pitch draws nearer, I’m admittedly Continue reading Fenway Park is Ready for the World Series, Are You?
An old baseball cowboy has decided it’s time to take that long ride off into the sunset. On Monday, Jim Leyland announced that he was hanging ‘em up and stepping down as Detroit Tigers’ manager. His decision wasn’t for lack Continue reading The Legacy of Leyland
It’s not always the case that the two best teams in baseball ultimately meet one another in the World Series. But it’s certainly the case with this year’s Cardinals-Red Sox Fall Classic, scheduled to begin Wednesday night around 8:07. For Continue reading Love Them or Hate Them, Baseball’s Two Best Teams Featured in This Year’s a World Series
Yesterday Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan announced that he was stepping down from his position in the team’s front office, effective at the end of the month. The Hall of Fame pitcher and Texas legend cited a desire to spend more Continue reading Nolan Ryan Says He’s Resigning To Spend More Time With Family, But We Know Better
Ever wonder where those red numbers on the front of the Dodgers’ uniforms came from? Paul Lukas of the Uni Watch blog (a must read for uniform nerds) has finally gotten to the bottom of the issue, with a little Continue reading Uni Watch Gets to the Bottom of the Dodgers’ Red Numbers
Move over Atlanta, the Fun Police has a new sheriff and it hails from St. Louis. It comes as no surprise to me (just read my posts from Thursday and Friday) that the Cardinals, having lost their first game in Continue reading Cardinals Should Focus Less on Dodgers, More on Selves
Shocking and tragic news broke late last night, when it was learned that active MLB umpire Wally Bell passed away unexpectedly after an apparent heart attack. He was only 48. Bell had last worked just one week ago as part Continue reading Baseball Mourns The Loss Of Umpire Wally Bell
It’s official. I have decided to take the next step forward with the Seeds All Day blog by introducing a podcast. Yesterday I placed an online order for that little beauty of a microphone pictured above. It will arrive in Continue reading Seeds All Day Podcast Is Officially Coming!
So the Tigers beat the A’s 3-0 last night. Sigh. Another day, another likeable team gone. And now I’m down to one. The NLCS begins tonight around 8, with my newly adopted Los Angeles Dodgers traveling to St. Louis for Continue reading The Real Cardinal Way
So much my post-Reds rallying cry of “ich bin ein el Buccos…” (roughly and incorrectly made-up translation to German of “We are all Pirates). Last night my adopted Pittsburgh Pirates’ season came to a disheartening close. Adam Wainwright. Complete game. Continue reading Running Out Of Teams To Root For
Braves legend and soon-to-be Hall of Famer Chipper Jones returned to Atlanta and threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the NLDS Thursday. If you thought the fact that the pitch was received by Homer the Brave Continue reading Oversensitive Braves Strike Again
Rumor has it that the Tampa Bay Rays may be looking to trade top starting pitcher David Price this offseason. Joel Sherman of the New York Post spoke Saturday with nine different executives who believe that to be the case, Continue reading David Price Expected To Be Headed To Trading Block
Today, on “As the A-Rod Turns”… As I’m sure you’ve already heard by now, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has filed suit against Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig. The suit was filed late Thursday in the New York Continue reading Explaining A-Rod’s Tortious Interference Suit Against MLB, Selig
Another Wild Card Game, another heart broken city. Last night it was Cleveland’s turn to share in my misery. A remarkable 92-win season – extraordinary when you consider this club lost 94 games last year – was undone with just Continue reading How A Three-Game Wild Card Series Might Look
Ouch. That hurt. That hurt big time. Six months and 162 games of emotional investment, all washed away in one night. One bad, miserable, sub-par night. Earning a Wild Card berth is not a reward. It’s punishment. For the teams Continue reading Sudden-Death Wild Card Game A Disservice To Fans
The Tampa Bay Rays traveled to Texas and, behind a complete game from staff ace David Price, knocked off the Rangers 5-2 in the tiebreaker game for the final AL Wild Card berth to become the last of 10 teams Continue reading Major League Baseball: Where Parity Happens