he MVP-caliber season that Javy Baez is having for the Cubs in 2018 is certain to come to end Monday night in Washington, D.C., when he takes part in MLB’s annual Home Run Derby. With the “Full Javy” expecting to be jacked up to levels yet unseen, many experts believe that serious injury will be the end result.
"We were on our way to the airport and Javy comes up to me all sad," said Maddon. "'Hey coach,' he says, 'after the series I just had in Los Angeles, do you think I can just stay and play baseball here?'"
As the Yu Darvish saga continues to unfold, the Cubs are expressing disbelief that the pitcher's history of arm issues could have somehow been an indication that he might have similar troubles after joining the team this winter on a six-year, $126 million free agent deal.
“We’ve already won a few,” said Warriors guard Steph Curry, “so we’re good with just packing it in now. We love our fans and it’d be great to add another ring to this hand but I’d rather eat one of LeBron’s socks after an OT loss than have to go to D.C. these days.”
So far, Roquan Smith has done a good job of making sure his Twitter presence is appropriate, and he isn't causing any PR problems for the Chicago Bears. He appears to be very committed to being a successful linebacker in the NFL, and is careful about his social media presence. But could you imagine if he were a controversial figure who used Twitter as his medium? Here are 13 tweets Roquan Smith didn’t write, but could you imagine how crazy it would be if he did?
"If the Stanley Cup spends the off-season bouncing from one Vegas club to the other, I worry about Phil," said Cindy. "He is always in the middle of the fray and very susceptible to negative influences."
"We had a rough season last year," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "There were many reasons for that, my weak leadership among them, but no reason was more apparent than a handful of our players occasionally kneeling during the National Anthem."