Tag: Joe Maddon

Rivalry Week for the Yankees and What Ails Aroldis Chapman

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SPANISH HARLEM – Rivalry week is under way, at least that’s what they keep telling me on the YES Network. Last weekend it was the Hated Boston Red Sox, this week it continued with the New York Mets. Those in the city like to make the Subway Series more than it is and I’m sure each […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Cubs, Syracuse Hoops

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – So, I didn’t know what to do Sunday. With the Buffalo Bills playing in Seattle on Monday night, I didn’t have to go to a bar to watch the game. It was different to say the least. I actually got to enjoy a day of football and not fret about the play of the […]

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Biggest Game in MLB History: Cubs vs Indians Game 4.

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CHICAGO, IL – Has there ever been a more important baseball game for the fans of one team than the one facing Chicago Cubs fans tonight? And by no means are we saying this isn’t massively important for Cleveland Indians fans. It’s likely in the Top 10 for those folks. But good golly, it’d be […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: World Series, Jared Goff, Buffalo Bills

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Well, I’ll have to admit that this weekend didn’t go so well in the sports world of DJ Eberle. First, Oregon mounted a mighty comeback to only blow it in the second overtime on Friday night and then the Buffalo Bills blew it on Sunday. Oh, and mixed in I had to […]

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Queen Elizabeth To Punish NY Giants, Cubs? McAdoo & Maddon Burned at Stake?

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TOWER OF LONDON – We’re here in London at the site of some of the most gruesome acts of torture in the history of mankind. And guess what? You can get a walking tour with a chipper chap describing all the gory details to this day. Why the Brits would keep reminding the world of […]

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Cleveland Indians: Terry Francona, Andrew Miller, Chief Wahoo. Root for Dem Injuns

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CLEVELAND, OH – Baseball fans without a horse in the race should be rooting for the Cleveland Indians. End. Of. Story. Thanks for stopping by and feel free to comment below… Okay, you’re not getting off that easy. There’s more to get into, namely, why we are rooting for Terry Francona & Co to not […]

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Baseball P*ssies Jake Arrieta & Joe Maddon: Bryce Harper Ain’t Barry Bonds

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WHITEFISH, MT – My all out effort to knock Genius Joe Maddon down a couple of couple of pegs seems to be losing steam. Particularly after his Cubs just finished a 4-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. At 24-6, the Cubs own baseball’s best record. The White Sox in the very same city, have 22 […]

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“Minimalist Zany?” Hey Cubs–Win Something First!

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SKOKIE, IL – Well that wacky genius Joe Maddon is at it again. Sitting atop the Baseball world having won 18 of the Cubs‘ first 24 games, the Chicago Skipper is riding high.  And why not?  Maddon is the toast of the town in Chicago. Statues, parades have already been erected and held in his […]

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Cubs Win?! Don’t Believe Maddon and Epstein Hype

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NAPERVILLE, IL – Can we move on to the main event now? Can we stop pretending that the NHL, NBA, College Hoops – hell, even Rugby – are at all capable of filling our hearts the way only the magic of Baseball can? I’m as big a fan of those sports as anyone… well maybe […]

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Terry Collins? Joe Maddon? Mets-Red Sox? Jets-Giants? I’ll Pass, Thank you

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Haverstraw, NY—We get a repeat of the fabled 1986 World Series this weekend at the big C!  Mets, RedSox duking it out for 3 games between two teams going in opposite directions. I received a rebuke on Twitter yesterday (@aldersonfake) when I questioned why guys like Anthony Recker and Eric O’Flaherty were still on the […]

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