The Curse Buster

Who you gonna call? Theo Epstein, if you have a beloved MLB franchise that purportedly is prevented from World Series glory due to some mumbo jumbo curse. Now I know I’m waaaay ahead of things. Just because the Cubs clinched their first ever NLDS this week since playing at Wrigley Field does not mean they…

At Least You’re Not A Nats Fan

If you DO happen to be a Nats fan, then accept my condolences. I know I’m pulling off a scab that hasn’t even finished forming. The Washington Nationals literally choked away their season this year (ala Papelbon v.Harper) by vastly under performing as the season wound down. Sophomore Noob Nationals Manager Matt Williams paid the price by…

Josh Hamilton Deserves Another ‘Second Chance’

Josh Hamilton is back.  At least with his former team, he is.  The veteran slugger was officially traded today, to the Texas Rangers franchise on which his career flourished, and his off-the-field problems were seemingly behind him.  With about $80 million left on Hamilton’s mega-contract,  the Angels are eating a reported $73 million of that deal just to make…

Green Grass Is Not Enough On St. Patty’s Day

The St. Patrick’s Day holiday takes place during Spring Training every year.  Major League Baseball and it’s teams like to use the spring schedule to ease back into the grind of the baseball season, as well use gimmicks and stunts to engage with fans and endear them to America’s national pastime. Enter the St Patrick’s Day-related gimmicks,…

Big League Pitcher Lives In A Van…….

Daniel Norris (@DanielNorris18) is better than you. After all, he’s a big league pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays. He battled in the minors from 2012 until this past September when he was called up to pitch under the bright lights. He’ll continue that battle this spring, trying to break into the Blue Jay’s starting…

Max Scherzer’s Big Contract

Max Scherzer was announced to D.C. media members and fans of the Washington Nationals by the club Wednesday afternoon, as part of a new 7-year deal the all-star pitcher signed with the Nationals.  To say the terms of the contract are ‘eye-opening,’ is an understatement. The deal, worth $210 million, gives Scherzer the second largest contract all-time for a…