Brett Lawrie made his season debut for the Blue Jays on Tuesday against the White Sox. Lawrie’s gone hitless in seven at-bats with four strikeouts and one RBI. I only felt compelled to put a line on him here because he’s returned to third base. Those salivating about a potential move to second base will [...]

Legendary actor and Hollywood heavyweight Harrison Ford stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE” on Wednesday night, the latest stop in his promotional tour in support of 42. As I have written extensively on the Dome, I enjoyed and was moved by Ford’s portrayal of Branch Rickey in the film. He spoke with Kimmel for several segments, [...]

I had written a review of the new film 42 that appears within the SwollenDome.com site. During Sunday’s “Fantasy Freaks” show on FOX Sports Radio , I launched into a lengthy chat of the film. Fantasy Freaks 42 Discussion

For the past two weeks, we (sports media and sports fans) have spent countless hours on-air, online and in our local watering holes debating what is deemed to be “proper” conduct for coaches in the wake of the Rutgers practice footage. Was Rutgers right to fire him? Should the outcry from the media, the Twitterverse [...]

Evan Gattis is making the most of his opportunity in Brian McCann’s absence. Gattis hit his third home run of the season in Atlanta’s 8-0 win over the Marlins. He enters Thursday’s action with three home runs, six RBI and a robust .391 batting average (9-for-23). Not to be outdone, John Buck of the Mets [...]