Cubs Rally, end Losing Streak; Pirates’ Marte is 2017’s Biggest Loser to Date;

By 0 Permalink 0

Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Wednesday, April 19. Yesterday afternoon Twitter blew up with the news of Pirates' outfielder Starling Marte's 80-game suspension for using a performance enhancing drug. Marte (pronounced MarTay if you use a screen reader) was a 2016  All-Star who is now in disgrace.  His personal humiliation is one thing.  The impact ...

It’s a Boston Thing; Yankees Winning Streak at 8

By 0 Permalink 0

Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Tuesday, April 18. The third Monday of April every year is Patriots' Day in Massachusetts  and its one-time province Maine.  The holiday in memory of the battles of Lexington and Concord dates back to 1894. As early as 1897 the Boston Marathon was run on Patriots' day. Starting in 1959 MLB began ...

Wet and Wild-How Else would the Fish Win?

By 0 Permalink 0

Hi all.  Here's how I see baseball on this Friday, April 7. As dreadful as yesterday's weather was in much of the country, all the games scheduled were played.  In conditions more conducive to the fish that is the team's namesake, the Miami Marlins took a soggy win over the Nationals in 10 innings yesterday in ...