Baseball players are too dumb to play this slow
Feb27

Baseball players are too dumb to play this slow

David Ortiz calls the pace of play rules that baseball is implementing this year “bullshit.”  Relief pitchers are worried that they’ll be hurried too much when they come into games because they’ll “only” have two minutes to get from the bullpen tot he mound and take their warm up throws. Oh, boo fucking hoo. I think the speed up the game rules are dumb.  I think actually having a pitch clock in AA...

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Cubs 2015 promo schedule
Feb25

Cubs 2015 promo schedule

It’s that time of year again, time when baseball teams show you what “free” crap you’ll get when you attend various games.  Nothing will top the Cubs giving out a bobblehead of a legend of another team like they did last year when they honored one of the most ignominious moments of their franchise history and “celebrated” the Babe Ruth called shot with a bobble last season. Here are the highlights...

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Jeff Samardzija: The Mentalist
Feb23

Jeff Samardzija: The Mentalist

There are hazards to reading anything Rick Morrissey writes.  Mostly, you risk the danger of another one of his ill-thought-out hot takes making you dumber, but occasionally, they can cause hysterical blindness.  I’m not really sure what his meeting of the minds with former Cub and current White Sock Jeff Samardzija was supposed to accomplish, other than to make Jeff seem like the dummy many of us have suspected he is....

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National League over/unders
Feb23

National League over/unders

A couple of days ago I broke down the Bovada over/unders for the American League.  If White Sox fans could read, I’m sure they’d be extra angry with me.  Today, lets check out them out for the National League, and, I’ll throw in extra prop bet for you for each team. Arizona D’bags 71.5 It wasn’t all that long ago that the D’bags were in the playoffs, taking the Brewers to the limit in the NLDS....

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American League over/unders
Feb21

American League over/unders

Bovada in Las Vegas has posted its over/unders for every big league team in 2015.  It’s an inexact science to be sure, and not only can I tell you which way to go, but I’ve got my own over/under for each team.  Let’s start with the American League. Baltimore Orioles 82.5 Baltimore has made the playoffs two of the last three seasons, and last year they advanced to the ALCS before they ran into Ned Yost and his magical...

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Why can’t Kris Bryant make the opening day roster?
Feb19

Why can’t Kris Bryant make the opening day roster?

Because the Cubs are no longer idiots. 1

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