01. Players

  • [THE HANGOVER] Cubs Writers Once Again Desperate For Stories In October

    [THE HANGOVER] Cubs Writers Once Again Desperate For Stories In October

    October 18, 2008 at 11:10 am 6 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… With the Cubs once again home without a World Series trophy, Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is desperate for a story. How desperate? “Of course, if we had won it, we’d be in the World […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] BJ Upton: Invoking The Memory Of Eric Davis

    [HAPPY HOUR] BJ Upton: Invoking The Memory Of Eric Davis

    October 16, 2008 at 4:10 pm 2 comments

    Just a few links to get you through the next couple of hours…Word is there is a light rain at Fenway, but no delay is expected…Anybody else getting that funny feeling that Scott Kazmir is going to pitch a gem tonight? DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… We will be back tonight with […]

     
  • [BJ UPTON] Scoop Jackson Thinks BJ Upton Will Be A Hero To Inner-City Kids Because He Looks Ghetto And Doesn’t Hustle

    [BJ UPTON] Scoop Jackson Thinks BJ Upton Will Be A Hero To Inner-City Kids Because He Looks Ghetto And Doesn’t Hustle

    October 16, 2008 at 11:07 am 7 comments

    Before we give this ESPN column the toilet paper treatment, we should point out that the premise is spot-on. BJ Upton is the type of player that could bring young African-Americans back to baseball. But like many of Scoop Jackson’s columns, the execution was perfectly flawed. As one of the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour One Of Most Dominating Relievers In History Of Baseball

    [THE HANGOVER] Grant Balfour One Of Most Dominating Relievers In History Of Baseball

    October 16, 2008 at 9:51 am 0 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… How good was The Mad Australian this season? Grant Balfour put up some sick numbers this season. In 58.1 innings, Balfour allowed only 28 hits and 24 walks while striking out 82. He pitched to a […]

     
  • [HAPPY HOUR] Apparently Red Sox Lead ALCS 1 Games To 3

    [HAPPY HOUR] Apparently Red Sox Lead ALCS 1 Games To 3

    October 15, 2008 at 3:50 pm 5 comments

    The Red Sox Nation rallying cry is “we have been here before.” You would think Red Sox fans wanted to lose 3 of the first 4 games. Anybody with a pink hat on today will be quick to point to the 2004 ALCS against the Yankees and the 2007 ALCS […]

     
  • [PAPA JOE] Joe Maddon Appreciates Good Wine And Horrible Suits

    [PAPA JOE] Joe Maddon Appreciates Good Wine And Horrible Suits

    October 15, 2008 at 12:51 pm 5 comments

    We were watching TBS’ post-game coverage last night when we first saw this video clip. Our first reaction was to spit out a mouth full of red wine (in honor of the Red Sox demise) in a fit of laughter. Our second reaction was a state of panic hoping somebody […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Maybe Rays Should Install One Of Those ‘Monster’ Things

    [THE HANGOVER] Maybe Rays Should Install One Of Those ‘Monster’ Things

    October 15, 2008 at 10:02 am 10 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: The Monster. Think we could get one of those in the Trop for next season? In 2 games the Rays have hit 7 home runs over the Monster and have added many more dents […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Power Past Lester The Invincible

    [THE HANGOVER] Rays Power Past Lester The Invincible

    October 14, 2008 at 9:32 am 8 comments

    THE GOOD: Matt Garza was never dominating, but he was never in real trouble. Despite allowing at least 1 baserunner in each of the first 6 innings and a runner on at least 2nd base with less than 2 outs in each of the first 3 innings, Garza was able […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    [THE HANGOVER] Troy Percival Mentors Young Players From California

    October 13, 2008 at 8:27 am 1 comment

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… THE GOOD: Dan Wheeler. All we can do is tip our cap. The second inning of work scared us. The third inning terrified us. But four innings? Huge…Evan Longoria. Longoria rediscovered his confidence between games 1 […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins

    [THE HANGOVER] And So It Begins

    October 10, 2008 at 8:41 am 4 comments

    Click on above images to be taken to full standings, box scores or schedule… Just the links this morning…We have a plane to catch. But don’t worry, we have a couple of posts lined up and ready to go, including the latest from the “Pepper” series. See you guys tonight. […]