Archive for April 19th, 2011

  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: Who Needs Runs?

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: Who Needs Runs?

    April 19, 2011 at 8:40 pm 8 comments

    Joe loves the finer points of baseball, and Casey Kotchman’s tag out of Paul Konerko from Kelly Shoppach’s pickoff throw in the seventh inning was perfection. Dan Johnson doesn’t make that play at first base. And Kotchman, per the magic of April baseball, is now a .313 hitter. Of course, James Shields is […]

     
  • Lightning Sell Tickets In Spite Of Local Economy

    April 19, 2011 at 1:40 pm 4 comments

    Yesterday, Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Todd Leiweke went on “Happy Hour with JP Peterson.” Among the topics discussed was the strong attendance figures for the Lightning at The St. Pete Times Forum which were up 12 percent this season. And how are the Bolts able to sell tickets in this economic climate? Leiweke […]

     
  • Nationals Looking For A Center Fielder, Scouting Upton

    Nationals Looking For A Center Fielder, Scouting Upton

    April 19, 2011 at 8:00 am 16 comments

    Last week we wrote that BJ Upton might be a strong candidate to be traded at some point this summer. And now comes word from Ken Rosenthal and Peter Gammons that the Washington Nationals might be interested. In Rosenthal’s latest column, he says Upton is the Nats’ ideal trade target, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Golden D, Flip Fourth, And Booing Crawford

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Golden D, Flip Fourth, And Booing Crawford

    April 19, 2011 at 6:30 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. click above image for boxscore THE GOOD: Defense. Reid Brignac made a spectacular play when he ranged towards the third base line in shallow left field, […]