Podcast Episode 47 – Shame on Ron Cook

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ron Cook wrote a hit piece on the Reds’ decision to induct Pete Rose into the Reds Hall of Fame, causing Matthew George and Brandon Mattingly to have to go on the attack in this week’s episode. Continue reading Podcast Episode 47 – Shame on Ron Cook

Aroldis Chapman Avoids Charges

Yesterday, Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner cautioned us all to withhold judgment on their freshly acquired closer, Aroldis Chapman. Chapman, who was accused of physically assaulting his 22-year-old girlfriend at his Florida home this Winter before firing off eight gunshots into Continue reading Aroldis Chapman Avoids Charges

The Yoenis Cespedes Market is Shrinking

Yesterday, the Detroit Tigers made waves by signing outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year, $132.75 million contract. The signing almost certainly means that the Tigers will no longer be chasing after outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, thought to be the biggest offensive Continue reading The Yoenis Cespedes Market is Shrinking

MLB Conducting Gambling-Related Investigation of Yu Darvish

Sports is funny, sometimes. Today, Pete Rose – a man who is on baseball’s permanent ineligibility list for having gambled on the game as a manager and allegedly as a player – was voted into the Reds Hall of Fame, Continue reading MLB Conducting Gambling-Related Investigation of Yu Darvish

Podcast Episode 46 – Sunday Night Shakeup

ESPN has named a brand new broadcast team for Sunday Night Baseball. In this week’s episode, Matthew George and Brandon Mattingly share their thoughts on the past, present and future of the Four-Letter’s flagship MLB production. They also discuss Yoenis Continue reading Podcast Episode 46 – Sunday Night Shakeup

Trial Set for Jose Reyes in Domestic Violence Case

Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes will stand trial on charges that he assaulted his wife in their Four Seasons Resort hotel room in Wailea, Hawaii back on October 31, 2015. The trial has been scheduled for April 4, 2016 in Maui Continue reading Trial Set for Jose Reyes in Domestic Violence Case

Cricket Player Chasing Long-Shot Big League Career

No, this is not the plot of a Hollywood movie. Cricket Player Kieran Powell has abandoned success and a sport he knows for the remote chance to start a career in one he doesn’t. The 25-year-old batsman who picked up Continue reading Cricket Player Chasing Long-Shot Big League Career

NFL’s L.A. Relocation Affects Athletics’ Own Stadium Dilemma

NFL football is heading back to the city of Los Angeles. Yesterday, the NFL announced that it had approved the Rams’ proposal to build a stadium in Inglewood, California. The Rams will play in L.A. beginning next season. The San Continue reading NFL’s L.A. Relocation Affects Athletics’ Own Stadium Dilemma

What Will Chris Davis Do?

All is quiet on the Chris Davis front. The Baltimore Orioles are still waiting to see if Davis ultimately will accept the seven-year, $154 million offer they extended to the left-handed slugger during Winter Meetings. Beyond that, we don’t know Continue reading What Will Chris Davis Do?

Podcast Episode 45 – Into the Hall

We’re baaaaack! Holiday break is over, which means it’s time for Matthew George and Brandon Mattingly to get back to their regularly weekly schedules, which includes the Monday night Seeds All Day Podcast. In this week’s episode – the first Continue reading Podcast Episode 45 – Into the Hall