Recorded Comedic Convo Between Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig is a Must Listen

This is super cool. I had never actually heard Babe Ruth speak before. The only oration I’ve heard from Lou Gehrig is his legendary “Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth” speech. or Joe DiMaggio speak before. And I Continue reading Recorded Comedic Convo Between Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig is a Must Listen

Josh Hamilton’s Reported Relapse a Sad Addendum to a Sunsetting Career

Yesterday’s report that Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball about a possible disciplinary issue came out of, well, left field. At the time, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted that a Continue reading Josh Hamilton’s Reported Relapse a Sad Addendum to a Sunsetting Career

Under Oath, Mets GM Admits to Needing a New Shortstop

Mets GM Sandy Alderson swore to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. So he had no choice but to shoot straight about the state of his middle infield. In a story that reminds us that Continue reading Under Oath, Mets GM Admits to Needing a New Shortstop

Shots Fired: Former Red Latos Rips Cincinnati Clubhouse

Apparently everything was not all hunky dory during Latos’ stay with my Cincinnati Reds. The newest member of the Marlins rotation opened up in a Q&A session with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports about his new, and more critically, former Continue reading Shots Fired: Former Red Latos Rips Cincinnati Clubhouse

Podcast Episode 19 – Moncada to the Bosox

Boston has landed the last remaining prized free agent, and in this episode Matthew breaks down the signing. He also takes out a little time to lay into Alex Rodriguez now that A-Rod has officially reported to Spring Training. We Continue reading Podcast Episode 19 – Moncada to the Bosox

Pace of Play Rule Changes Announced

Scratch one bogey off of Commissioner Rob Manfred’s to-do list. When he took office in January, improving baseball’s pace of play was among his primary objectives. Today, in a joint announcement with the heads of the Players Association and the Continue reading Pace of Play Rule Changes Announced

Rangers Lose Profar to Shoulder Surgery

Jurickson Profar. Torn labrum. Surgery. Out indefinitely. That’s not the news Rangers fans wanted to be hearing on the eve of Spring Training, but it’s the harsh reality they now face as they try to improve upon a disappointing 67-95 Continue reading Rangers Lose Profar to Shoulder Surgery

Cole Hamels Admits He Wants to be Traded, and I’m Perfectly Fine With It

Often times, when I hear an athlete has asked to be traded, my first instinct is to judge them as selfish. But that wasn’t the case when I heard that Phillies starter Cole Hamels admitted that he does, in fact, Continue reading Cole Hamels Admits He Wants to be Traded, and I’m Perfectly Fine With It

Posada’s and Williams’ Numbers to ALSO be Retired by the Yankees

In last night’s podcast, I spoke at length about the Yankee’s plans to retire Andy Petitte’s No. 46 jersey at a ceremony during the regular season, only to have news break later last night that Bernie Williams’ No. 51 and Continue reading Posada’s and Williams’ Numbers to ALSO be Retired by the Yankees

A-Rod’s Apology Letter to the Fans

Earlier today, Alex Rodriguez has issued an apology to fans through a handwritten letter In it, he attempts to take full responsibility for his mistakes and to express regrets for the way he has acted in the last few years. Continue reading A-Rod’s Apology Letter to the Fans

Podcast Episode 18 – Around the Diamond Extravaganza

In this episode, Matthew goes Around the Diamond not once, not twice, but three times! He discusses commissioner Manfred’s latest ideas to boost offense, all the recent happenings in Yankee land, Cole Hamels and Yoan Mancada rumors, the 2017 All-Star Continue reading Podcast Episode 18 – Around the Diamond Extravaganza

Shrinking the Strike Zone Would Conflict with Hope to Improve Pace of Play

Commissioner Rob Manfred has been a man on fire since taking office in late January. Much of his proactivity has been focused on addressing pace of play issues and trying to find ways to increase offense, items he believes will Continue reading Shrinking the Strike Zone Would Conflict with Hope to Improve Pace of Play

Four Teams Have Made “Real” Offers for Hamels; The Padres Should Be One of Them

Since the start of the offseason, it’s been popular speculation that Cole Hamels would be traded at some point before the start of the 2015 regular season. That sentiment may not be speculation for long. According to general manager Ruben Continue reading Four Teams Have Made “Real” Offers for Hamels; The Padres Should Be One of Them

Matt Harvey’s Journey From Surgery, to Laos, to 2015 Spring Training

All of us armchair athletes wonder what it must be like to be hurt. I’m not talking about the physical pain – we’ve all experienced our fair share of that during the course of our lives. But what kind of Continue reading Matt Harvey’s Journey From Surgery, to Laos, to 2015 Spring Training

The Yankees and A-Rod Had Their Meeting Today

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. When he initially asked the Yankees for the opportunity to meet with them face to face to clear the air and apologize, Alex Rodriguez was rebuffed. But at some point, general Continue reading The Yankees and A-Rod Had Their Meeting Today

Podcast Episode 17 – Shields to the Padres

The Padres cannot be stopped this Winter! San Diego just signed prized free agent James Shields, and Matthew discusses the deal from all angles. This week’s episode also features the latest from Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees, the lack of Continue reading Podcast Episode 17 – Shields to the Padres

Tampering Investigation into the Cubs’ Hiring of Joe Maddon Ongoing

How’d I miss this one? So apparently, there’s an investigation going on as to whether the Cubs violated tampering rules in their pursuit of and eventual signing of manager Joe Maddon, formerly of the Tampa Bay Rays. When Andrew Friedman Continue reading Tampering Investigation into the Cubs’ Hiring of Joe Maddon Ongoing

Al Michaels Thinks the Twins Piped In Crowd Noise During the ’87 World Series

Did the Twins cheat to win back in the day? According to longtime broadcaster Al Michaels, who called the 1987 World Series – won by Minnesota over the St. Louis Cardinals – that answer might be yest. In an interview Continue reading Al Michaels Thinks the Twins Piped In Crowd Noise During the ’87 World Series

Commissioner Manfred Open to Legalized Sports Gambling

I’m liking this Rob Manfred guy more and more each day. Earlier this week, baseball’s new commissioner announced sweeping changes to the rules for signing Cuban resident players. Today, he said he would be open to Major League Baseball considering Continue reading Commissioner Manfred Open to Legalized Sports Gambling

The Podcast is Officially Available on iTunes!

FINALLY! It’s been a long, loooooong road from Novemberish of 2013 until now. It’s taken brain busting technological self education (I guess tech life isn’t my strong suit), but at last, we’ve made it. The Seeds All Day podcast is Continue reading The Podcast is Officially Available on iTunes!

James Shields Expects to Sign by the End of the Week

A report broke last night that James Shields is expected to sign with a club by the end of this week. Shields is the lone remaining top flight starting pitcher remaining on the market, so news that the market was Continue reading James Shields Expects to Sign by the End of the Week

Podcast Episode 16 – Moncada Is Legal

Yoan Moncada has been cleared to sign with a Major League team. This week, we break down how the MLB changed its rules for signing Cuban players and what this means for Moncada and the teams interested in him. We Continue reading Podcast Episode 16 – Moncada Is Legal

Giancarlo Stanton to Wear Protective Face Guard During Spring Training

Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be sporting a new look come Spring Training. The two-time All-Star slugger is planning on wearing a protective facial guard on his batting helmet, at least during Marlins’ camp. Back in September, Stanton was struck Continue reading Giancarlo Stanton to Wear Protective Face Guard During Spring Training