Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Anthony Rizzo pleads with Fauci and Manfred to make the shift illegal due to...

The infield shift has hurt the careers of many big leaguers, particularly those big lefty pull hitters, and some of them are using social distancing to fight back.

Mookie Betts to pursue bowling instead of joining Dodgers

The Dodgers’ blockbuster trade with the Red Sox for Mookie Betts and David Price has been mixed after Betts announced he would be perusing a new career in bowling.

Bears among teams trying to get Belichick’s dog for their front office

Bill Belichick's draft room setup drew attention around the NFL Friday evening, when his dog, Nike, was seen manning (or rather, dogging) the dual-screen laptops prior to the Patriots' first pick in the 2020 draft.

Red Sox recruit Mothra to attack Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes

Controversy is swirling over Terry Francona’s decision to unleash Mothra against Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s game at Fenway Park. While the Red Sox maintain the move was perfectly legal, Yankees officials are in an uproar.

Astros and Red Sox swap trash cans to kick off Spring Training

"What a better way to commemorate our last few seasons than to exchange something that’s been so crucial to the success of both our organizations?”

Goodell to receive ‘fair’ appeal hearing from same judge that ruled against him

“I was beside myself when I learned I would be hearing the appeal,” Judge Berman remarked. “And, when I say ‘beside myself,’ I mean that person beside me will have a tough task of either agreeing with his original decision or the person he just ruled against. It’s hard to say which way it will go.”

Cubs fans’ enthuasiam for Theo and Francona cools after learning ’04 and ’07 WS...

Cubs fans have generally been enthusiastic to the idea of Terry Francona and Theo Epstein joining their team, but that's begun to change now that it was revealed the World Series titles Epstein and Francona won with Boston in 2004 and 2007 are not retroactively transferable to the Cubs.