Old Faces in New Places: Position Changes to Keep an Eye on this Spring

The sounds of baseball are part of its magic. We all love to hear the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, or the emphatic strike-three call from the home-plate umpire. But this spring, there’s going to be Continue reading Old Faces in New Places: Position Changes to Keep an Eye on this Spring

Reds Go In on Homer; Braves Go In on Everybody

There has been a wave of moves across the majors the last couple of weeks, with some of the most noteworthy coming from Cincinnati and (especially) Atlanta in the form of big money extensions. Most recently, the Reds locked up Continue reading Reds Go In on Homer; Braves Go In on Everybody

Grant Balfour’s Truck is….Wow…

Is that a hummer? Is it a semi? Some sort of new-fangled hybrid? However you classify the truck that new Tampa Bay pitcher Grant Balfour whipped into Rays camp today, it’s certainly a statement maker. Pictures of this behemoth surfaced Continue reading Grant Balfour’s Truck is….Wow…

An “Oh No He Didn’t” Tuesday

When I licked my finger to test the winds of the baseball news cycle today I picked up a whole lot of angst and animosity. Two days ago, New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long kind of criticized former Yankee Continue reading An “Oh No He Didn’t” Tuesday

Alvey vs. George: The Spring Training Draft Showdown

If you listened to yesterday’s podcast, then you heard Kyle Alvey and me pick our squads for the first ever Seeds All Day Spring Training Draft Showdown. If you didn’t listen. . . shame on you . . . . Continue reading Alvey vs. George: The Spring Training Draft Showdown

Podcast Episode 11 – The Spring Training Draft

Finally mother nature and our schedules have cooperated. Kyle Alvey joins me once again for this week’s episode of the Podcast, where he shares his opinions on Derek Jeter and Pete Rose’s PED vs. gambling comments. We take a trip Continue reading Podcast Episode 11 – The Spring Training Draft

Alex Cobb Making Us All Look Bad for Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day. The one day when we are supposed to go the extra mile to show our loved ones how much we care about them; how special they are to us. It’s all about sentiment, but creativity is highly Continue reading Alex Cobb Making Us All Look Bad for Valentine’s Day

Podcast Episode 10 – Tanaka’s Wild Ride

Man, there have been a ton of interesting stories to hit my news feed over the last two days; so many that I couldn’t possibly write about them all. So instead, I recorded a podcast! In Episode 10, we talk Continue reading Podcast Episode 10 – Tanaka’s Wild Ride

Gambling vs. PED Use: A Pete Rose-Inspired Poll

If anybody knows discipline, it’s Pete Rose. There probably isn’t a player more infamous for his crimes against the game, and there certainly isn’t one who has paid as steep a price. In 1989, Rose – the all-time hits leader Continue reading Gambling vs. PED Use: A Pete Rose-Inspired Poll

Headline Cleanup: Rangers Sell Naming Rights to Ballpark

Not much time for thoughtful writing today, so I figured why not play a little more headline cleanup? About five days ago, the Texas Rangers announced that it had reached a deal to sell the naming rights to its home Continue reading Headline Cleanup: Rangers Sell Naming Rights to Ballpark

2014 Spring Training Report Date Schedule

It’s finally baseball time again! The Arizona Diamondbacks have broken ground on 2014 Spring Training. D-Backs pitchers and catchers reported to camp yesterday and had their first official workout today. The Los Angeles Dodgers will report on Saturday. If you’re Continue reading 2014 Spring Training Report Date Schedule

Curt Schilling Releases Statement Announcing He Has Cancer

It’s hard not to feel sympathy for Curt Schilling when you consider all he has gone through since retiring back in 2007. Yesterday, Schilling announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer. He decline to indicate which type of cancer Continue reading Curt Schilling Releases Statement Announcing He Has Cancer

A Super Bowl Reminder that When it Comes to Parity, Baseball is Still King

On this, the eve of the Super Bowl, the NFL hype machine is revved up and cranking full blast (which nauseates me to no end). For the last two weeks, football proponents have been spreading their propaganda about how the Continue reading A Super Bowl Reminder that When it Comes to Parity, Baseball is Still King