Thursday, February 28, 2013
There are only so many ways to make an impressive diving catch in the outfield, but here’s one you’ll remember: N.C. State’s Brett Williams with a flawless lay out into a tuck, followed by a somersault and a pop back up to his feet. He closes with a flawless (and well-earned strut) reminiscent of the WWE’s dearly departed Mr. Perfect.
Haven’t seen that before.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Explains why one of the better MLB bat-flips I’ve seen came from, of all people, Dodgers LHP Hong-Chih Kuo after he took John Maine yard in 2007.
It’s interesting that this is acceptable in Japan, where scores of Western movies have taught me that they’re big on honor and subtlety. In MLB, these bat flips would be considered showing up the pitcher and would lead to brushbacks the next time up. Oh ####: Vicente Padilla just signed with a Japanese team. This could get bloody.
Monday, December 31, 2012
T.J. Quinn: “[T]wo years ago, I decided to stop voting. I haven’t returned the past two ballots. “It’s cool” just wasn’t enough to overcome the myriad arguments that were persuading me I should give up that sacred right. I just couldn’t do it anymore.
This year, with the release of a ballot filled with players who are either confirmed or suspected dopers, a number of my fellow Baseball Writers of Association of America members find themselves in the awkward position of judging a group of men who cannot be judged by the old standards.
I have come to the conclusion that it isn’t my mess to solve, and I wouldn’t be qualified to solve it even if it were.”
Sunday, December 23, 2012
his Twitter account. Even when the season is over, Gammons will offer up his aperçus about baseball and life in general. Here are his best tweets from 2012.
“Spring training heaven is”
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Longtime baseball analyst Peter Gammons also shares his insight and knowledge via his Twitter account. Even when the season is over, Gammons will offer up his aperçus about baseball and life in general. Here are his best tweets from 2012.
“Spring training heaven is”
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