RALEIGH— Pitchers and catchers reported today for one of the best sports franchises in history. The oldest sports franchise in America. The longest continuously running sports franchise in America. The Atlanta Braves. Continue reading “Spring Has Come”
RALEIGH— In 2007 the Dodgers, not to be upstaged by the cross town rival Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim who had just signed center-fielder Gary Matthews, Jr to a 5 year $50M contract, signed center-fielder Juan Pierre to a 5 year $44M contract. Continue reading “The Dodgers Purge Pierre”
LONG BEACH— After 40 plus years in baseball with at least two teams, John Schuerholz knows the business.
He knows what’s right. What’s ethical. What is expected in the sport. When an agreement is an agreement. And when an asshole is an asshole. Continue reading “John Schuerholz is the Man!”
LONG BEACH— Rafeal Furcal has rejoined the Atlanta Braves (pending physical).
No wait. Furcal has joined the Dodgers (pending physical).
No, wait. Furcal has gone to the store for some kleenex and q-tips.
LONG BEACH— I had the pleasure of watching old faithful last night. Like clockwork the Cubs closed out the century mark on consistent failure. This was the first time I’d been to a post-season clinching series victory. The atmosphere was electric. Continue reading “Cubs Lose! Dodgers Win! Shock and Awe”
LONG BEACH— Post season baseball is here. And, from what I’ve heard, this is the only October ever. At any rate the games yesterday were a blast to watch. I did miss the first game between the Phillies and Brewers. But it was a 3-1 game, so it must have been good.
The Dodgers/Cubs game was a great game. Watching the Cubs melt down Continue reading “Cubs Lose! Cubs Lose!”