Monday the Washington Nationals signaled all hope is lost for the 2018 season and began what is being affectionately called a fire sale which resulted in Daniel Murphy finding his way to Chicago. When the news officially broke Tuesday fans had a mixed reaction due in part to Murphy's talent on the field and his … Continue reading The Daniel Murphy Catch-22
This week has seen not one but two bench clearing brawls in Major League Baseball, but one was a little more serious than the other. Miami Marlins pitcher José Urena beaned Atlanta Braves' young superstar Ronald Acuña Jr in the first inning of their game. The benches immediately cleared because the Braves needed to defend … Continue reading MLB Whiffs on José Ureña Suspension
It seems that more frequently there are news stories coming out about professional athletes (and coaches) with crimes against women whether they be domestic violence related or sexual assault related, so I have a radical idea on how to curb these actions, fire them. I know it seems like an extreme action, but aren't you … Continue reading A Radical Idea
Yet again guess what happened? A Major League Baseball player's derogatory tweets from his youth have been released, this time Sean Newcomb of the Atlanta Braves is the one apologizing for dumb stuff he tweeted in his "youth". After the apology and news hit the air waves, Washington National's shortstop Trea Turner also found his own dumb … Continue reading Another MLB Player’s Offensive Tweets Released
ICYMI, earlier this week Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred did an interview on the Dan Patrick Show where he discussed MLB players marketing themselves to help grow the game and that a problem the MLB was facing was guys like Mike Trout not marketing himself, and many took that as he was incinuating that … Continue reading No MLB, Mike Trout is Not a Problem
Last night during what was supposed to be a joyous moment for Josh Hader of the Milwaukee Brewers and his family quickly became a Public Relations Disaster. While Hader was pitching in the game, nasty tweets from his youth began to surface and when I say nasty I mean nasty homophobic, racist, derogatory tweets from … Continue reading When Will Teams Learn to Check Player’s Social Media?
We are almost to the midway point of the Major League Baseball season, which means that it's All-Star game time. Yesterday the MLB announced the rosters for the All-Star game and some people (and players) are not happy about the names not announced yesterday. The most notable name left off the ASG roster is … Continue reading 2018 MLB All Star Snubs and Surprises