Last night, all of Red Sox Nation finally accepted that David Ortiz is actually retired as the team officially retired his jersey number, 34, in a pre-game ceremony. Most Red Sox fans, including myself, were in denial about Ortiz not being in a Red Sox uniform this season and may have secretly been hoping he … More #34EVER
If there’s one thing I associate summer with, it’s baseball. Sure the season normally starts in April, but it’s not the same as warm summer nights at the park eating hot dogs and cheering on the home team. Every June the top eight teams in DI college baseball head out to Omaha, Nebraska for the … More Why I Love College Baseball
I’m lucky if I watch one baseball game a week. High school me would be very disappointed in current me for not religiously watching games. I have been using the games as background noise as I’m writing papers for grad classes, so I guess that works? But if you asked me what teams are good … More Baseball Things Are Happening?
Eight years ago today, Major League Baseball lost a young star, and although I’m not a Los Angeles Angels fan, it still sticks with me. Pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed by a drunk driver just hours after starting the previous night’s game. He was a passenger in the car that was struck and died as … More Calling All You Angels
In case you live under a rock (or don’t like baseball, which I don’t know why you wouldn’t), Major League Baseball announced yesterday that it is getting rid of the intentional walk and instead allowing managers to use a signal from the dugout. Getting rid of the old-fashioned intentional walk would eliminate about a minute … More Don’t Intentionally Walk This Way
Oh Lane Kiffin. After a sub-par offensive performance in the College Football Playoff semi-finals on New Year’s Eve against Washington, Nick Saban announced Monday that Lane Kiffin would be leaving his position as offensive coordinator a game earlier than previously planned. Why, you ask? Because Lane Kiffin has the attention span of a goldfish and … More Trouble in Tuscaloosa
We’ve been without baseball for about a month. And not much has happened. Well, until yesterday when the biggest news of the off season broke: Cespedes resigned with the Mets. Some other news that has happened: Angels acquired Cameron Maybin from the Tigers Red Sox picked up Clay Buchholz’s 2017 contract option (don’t even get me … More How I’m Surviving the Off Season