Anno just wrote that he says the Royals will win the World Series.  Since I have my own rooting interests and I favor the Giants, let’s just say… Giants win. Wouldn’t be surprised if it went the full seven, though. Continue reading

A World Series Preview, From August

World Series

The World Series (sans the Chicago Cubs) is set to begin Tuesday. The American League Champion Kansas City Royals will be hosting the National League Champion San Francisco Giants. While the Cubs are not playing, they are happy to be Continue reading

Thank You Paul Konerko


The city of Chicago is about to say goodbye to one of the best players in the long history of Chicago baseball. Overshadowed by the retirement of New York Yankee legend and Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter, Paul Konerko‘s Continue reading

Labels don’t matter if he can play


Even though this is a baseball centered blog, sometimes news from elsewhere drifts in to baseball and gets you thinking. Today, remarks from Tony Dungy made me think about a few things, and I wanted to get some thoughts off Continue reading

The Cubs should probably wait on David Price


A few days ago Ken Rosenthal started a fire among fans of the Chicago Cubs when he started a rumor that they should trade for David Price. This self started rumor began to make Cub fans think and dream of Continue reading

Cardinals Directly Responsible For the National League’s Demise


Minor news first, about Emilio Bonifacio:   Emilio Bonifacio’s rehab assignment transferred to Double-A Tennessee. — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 16, 2014 Come back soon Emilio! In the meantime, I don’t know if you forgot, but the National League lost Continue reading

Checking the Standings At the All-Star Break


I think I’ll check the individual player statistics when they update later on, but for now, with the Yankees-Orioles game having been rained out on Sunday night (seriously, why have a night game the Sunday before the All-Star break?), every Continue reading

All-Star Selection Sunday Results


You can follow along the names as they are revealed here.  For the American League: Your browser does not support iframes. The fan-selected American League starting lineup is: C Matt Wieters (injured, so he’ll be replaced by Salvador Perez) 1B Continue reading

I’m rooting for Jeff Samardzija and the Oakland A’s, and so should you


Jeff Samardzija was traded along with Jason Hammel to the Oakland A’s late Friday night.  I believe it was a good trade for both teams, a break-even at worst, and will hopefully give the A’s the boost they need to Continue reading

Checking the Standings


The Cubs just finished their series against the Nationals on Saturday and are on their way to Boston.  Technically, their 81st game isn’t until Monday night at Fenway, but this is as good a time as any to talk about Continue reading