Gerrit Cole is getting $36 million a year from the Yankees, which probably makes them the favorites to win the World Series. But one man a team does not make.
Bobby Abreu was a feared opponent during his years with the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets. But his name hasn’t come up much during hall of fame discussions I’ve seen. Everyone seems to be focused on Jeter’s wholesome virtue and whether the other end of that scale, the Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens of the world will get inRead more
He was out of consideration after just one year by the baseball writers but a new committee formed by the Baseball Hall of Fame has said Ted Simmons should have gotten a closer look more than a quarter century ago.Read more
Steve Garvey is still the man in Los Angeles long after the Dodgers made a huge error by not re-signing him in 1982.Read more
Flying Gloves, Ejecting Managers, Losing Home Teams…What Could Possibly Happen Next To Finish Off This World Series?
Editors note: Due to a software issue involving multiple platforms, a jumbled mess of notes was substituted for what was a delightful recap of some portion of the 2019 World Series. We apologize for the error.Read more
Every baseball fan knew who Lou Whitaker was and during his prime, he was as good as it gets at second base. Maybe he deserves a second look for the Baseball Hall of Fame.Read more
He led the league in hits, doubles and average during a torrid stretch in the mid 1980’s and still was the best first baseman in the game and still hit even after a balky bat robbed him of his power.Read more
Game 7 of the 2019 World Series had something for everyone, and a bunch of things you didn’t, dare I say couldn’t expect, like: Yuli Gurriel striking first. Wasn’t it supposed to be Bregman, Altuve, or Springer? But no. On a low slider he must have been looking for, he put it in the cheap seats in left. This isRead more
So, even though, we picked the Washington Nationals to beat the Houston Astros, we never said we wanted the season to end before the weekend was over. So let’s see if we can’t help Astros manager AJ Hinch with a couple of things as he’s applying ice bags to the back of his team’s ego.Read more
This year, picking a World Series winner is like choosing between two children. Yes, both are yours. Can you determine who you like best? Maybe you need to pick up the phone and call the crotchedy aunt who keeps giving you pooping reindeer for Christmas.Read more