Archive for: Major League Baseball

Football Is Back Baby!

Football Is Back Baby!

I know it’s only been one pre-season game, and I know we didn’t score any points, but that feeling is back! You all know that feeling, the one in the pit of your stomach that only occurs once a year, the feeling of knowing football... read more »

 

The MLB’s Contract Culture Must Change

The MLB’s Contract Culture Must Change

Hindsight is a powerful and dangerous thing. The human ability to envision the “what ifs” in life is something we are all victims of at various points in time. And on a day in which the Milwaukee Brewers’ front office staff are pounding... read more »

 

Ryan Braun Has Forced Me To Grow Up

Ryan Braun Has Forced Me To Grow Up

I’m not angry, I’m disappointed. As the the dust starts to settle on Major League Baseball’s latest PED related suspension – this time ending the season of Brewers’ Outfielder Ryan Braun – I thought I would share how... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Let’s Go Crazy

A Violent Femme’s View – Let’s Go Crazy

The debate right now for the Brewers seems to be fire sale vs buying to win. I’m new to this Brewers fandom, I freely admit. I also admit that despite that Packers sucking the vast majority of the first 30 years of my life, I’ve... read more »

 

The Dark Cloud Following Rickie Weeks

Interesting point made by  Marc Normandin  writing for  Baseball Nation  about the tough season Rickie Weeks is having: The obvious culprit is his batting average on balls in play. Weeks is at just .223, a large part of which might... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Stupid Girls

A Violent Femme’s View – Stupid Girls

I can’t imagine being a professional sports journalist. Well, I take that back. I can imagine it. I think sometimes how much fun it must be to get paid to report on something you love. (Well, more pay than a mug and a t-shirt anyway,... read more »

 

Field of Dreams Becomes a Reality

Field of Dreams Becomes a Reality

Baseball. There was a time when I was not a fanatical football fan. In my younger days, I loved baseball. Actually, I adored baseball. It was the focal point of my day, from early April all the way through late September. Dreams of playing for... read more »

 

So You’re In Your First Fantasy Baseball League…

So You’re In Your First Fantasy Baseball League…

A lot of people I know will be playing in their very first Fantasy Baseball league this year.   Most of these people are very familiar with Fantasy Football and while the base concept is the same, Fantasy Baseball is a whole different animal... read more »

 

The Guilt of Ryan Braun

OK, I admit it. I was there there when Ryan Braun took the needle. Well, I wasn’t just present, I was a participant. Yup — I stabbed that spike right into Braunie’s tuchus and dropped the plunger… No, of course not. That... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler 1/29/12: A Prince-ly Sum

PD Sunday Sampler 1/29/12:  A Prince-ly Sum

I have to admit, Major League Baseball genuinely had me fooled.  For a couple of years, it looked like some balance had been restored to the game; perhaps not NFL style parity but at least a semblance of fiscal responsibility among its competitors. ... read more »