Tag: Theo Epstein

Election Day Special: 5 Sports Figures Who Would Make a Better President than Trump

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It’s Tuesday folks, and not just any Tuesday. You woke up this morning with one thing on your mind. What will Whitney write about? But seriously, it’s Election Day. And as a guy with twin girls on the way, I am here to convince you not to vote for a Steaming Trump for the highest […]

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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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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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Yankees Marble Tale, Trade Talk, Jets Still Suck at QB with Ryan Fitzpatrick

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ – So Ryan Fitzpatrick signed! Hurrah! The J-E-T-S ceiling is again 2nd place in their division, 10 wins, and a Wild Card berth. Oh, and do you know what Ryan Fitzpatrick and I have in common? We both went to Harvard, you say? Nope, I’m a New Paltz Hawk baby. The correct […]

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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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Brooklyn, Brawley and Nerd World of Baseball Statistics

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NEW YORK, NY – What the hell is BAPIP? Or VORP? Who can tell me what UZR or Defensive WARP might be?  How ‘bout PECOTA or CERA?  My best guesses on the last two involved my invoking the name of “Bill” Pecota, an erstwhile journeyman utility player-of whom former GM Al Harazin once famously remarked, […]

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Of Rebuilding And Old Baseball Men: Sandy Alderson Stinks

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OAKLAND, CA – As I sit absolutely baffled as to how Michael Kay landed a prize like local anchorwoman Jodi Applegate, I am reminded of a couple of things. The ’90s gave us Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts and 2010 brought us Sandy Alderson, my eponymous alter ego. I must admit that my intentions had […]

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Against The Wind: Tebow, Epstein, Fitzpatrick & NBA

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Never piss or spit into the wind. Guess who has been called in for Garbage Time, or to pinch-hit, as Concussed Matt calls it? You know things are bad when Grote2DMax, Lori Levine and Cookie all have their plugs pulled in the same week. So, with Tall Matt now M.I.A. Matt, the guy that’s 1 […]

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