The Ballad of the Butthurt BFIB

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You may recall this offseason that the Chicago Cubs were able to lure two free agents away from their main rival, the St. Louis Cardinals.  First, it was John Lackey early on in the offseason.  Then, the Cubs landed the coup of the offseason as they got Jason Heyward to Continue reading The Ballad of the Butthurt BFIB

Redundant Wording

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I’ve been seeing more and more of this:   Mauer with a sac-fly RBI to bring in Florimon. — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) July 4, 2013   So then I asked myself…why is it no longer just a regular “sacrifice fly”?  Why does it have to be qualified as a “sac-fly Continue reading Redundant Wording