Sunday, April 18, 2021

Carlos Rodón dedicates no-hitter to the memory of Eloy Jiménez

Moments after completing his no-hitter of Cleveland, White Sox hurler Carlos Rodón dedicated his gem to the memory of teammate Eloy Jiménez.

Buffalo Bills sign future Hall of Famer Mitch Trubisky

"We are very excited to add Mitch to our roster," said Bills GM Brandon Beane. "Any time you can go out and get a guy who's bound for Canton, you do it."

Heckler Podcast: Harry Caray’s CEO Grant DePorter

The latest episode of A Very Important Podcast by The Heckler features Grant DePorter, the CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group. Grant has worked at Harry Caray’s since 1989 (less than two years after the restaurant group was formed) so he worked closely with Harry himself for quite a while. Listen here!

Cubs sign third fifth starter

The Cubs further filled out one spot on the starting rotation Friday by coming to terms with Jake Arrieta, after their former ace spent three mediocre seasons with the Phillies.

Cubs sign 5th starter

The Cubs' offseason heated up literally and figuratively Thursday with the addition of a burning trash receptacle that will be the team's fifth starting pitcher when the season hopefully gets started sometime before the end of 2021.

Heckler Podcast: 7-time Jeopardy! champion Brian Chang

A Very Important Podcast by The Heckler is back! Today's guest is Brian Chang, a friend of Brad's who recently wrapped up a seven-game winning streak on Jeopardy! during which he netted $163,904 in prize money. Only about 30 other people have had a streak like that in the history of the show.

KB clarifies: Baseball isn’t fun when you hit .206

A minor controversy erupted Thursday when Cubs 3B Kris Bryant was quoted as saying baseball isn't fun for him anymore. He later clarified his comments, saying they were taken out of context.