Jesus Montero Attacks Mariners’ Cross-Checker With Ice Cream Sandwich

If that headline doesn’t cause you to click to read more, nothing on this site ever will. File this story under weird and unusual on-field altercations. Jesus Montero of the Mariners’ organization got into with one of the club’s cross-checkers Continue reading Jesus Montero Attacks Mariners’ Cross-Checker With Ice Cream Sandwich

What To Watch For: Yusmeiro Petit’s Pursuit of History

I’m going to mention a name, and you tell me if it does anything for you. Yusmeiro Petit . . . . . . Heard of him? Does the name ring a bell? Anything? . . . . . . Continue reading What To Watch For: Yusmeiro Petit’s Pursuit of History

Money No Longer Buys Success in MLB

For years, baseball haters have been wielding it as one of their go-to criticisms: rich teams can buy a championship, while poor teams have no shot. Of course, you and I both know that’s not been the case lately. We’ve Continue reading Money No Longer Buys Success in MLB

Nats Win 10th Straight, Now It’s Time For Matt Williams To Deliver On His Promise

Another day, another walk-off win for the Nationals. Last night’s 1-0 win marked the team’s fifth walk-off victory in its last six games. They’ve got to be running low on Gatorade to dump on players’ heads by now, right? This Continue reading Nats Win 10th Straight, Now It’s Time For Matt Williams To Deliver On His Promise

Last Night’s Tarp Travesty Was The Most Cubsian Thing Ever

I can honestly say I’ve now seen something in baseball that I had never seen before. Just 15 minutes of actual rain caused a four-and-a-half hour delay that resulted in the umpiring crew calling the game final after just five Continue reading Last Night’s Tarp Travesty Was The Most Cubsian Thing Ever

The MLB’s Got A New Commissioner Elect

Last night, baseball elected Rob Manfred to be the successor to current commissioner Bud Selig. After beating out Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and MLB Vice President Tom Brosnan, Manfred will become the MLB’s 10th commissioner when he takes office Continue reading The MLB’s Got A New Commissioner Elect

Nats’ Manager Matt Williams Earned My Respect This Week

It’s no secret that Bryce Harper is not having the year anyone in the greater D.C. area had hoped for. Limited by injuries for a large chunk of the season, he’s batting just .253 with four home runs in 190 Continue reading Nats’ Manager Matt Williams Earned My Respect This Week

Jim Johnson: Another Cautionary Tale Against Overvaluing Closers

In 2012 and 2013, Jim Johnson was among the elitist of elite closers in baseball. During those two seasons, both spent with the Baltimore Orioles, he saved a combined 101 games, leading the league in saves both years with 51 Continue reading Jim Johnson: Another Cautionary Tale Against Overvaluing Closers

Catch Your Breath Now, Because The Trading Isn’t Over

Wow, what a trade deadline. As morning rolled into afternoon yesterday, one blockbuster deal seemed to follow another, and another, and another. Jon Lester to the A’s. John Lackey to the Cardinals. David Price to the Tigers. Yoenis Cespedes, Allen Continue reading Catch Your Breath Now, Because The Trading Isn’t Over