Freddie Freeman won the “Last Man Standing” or whatever the final roster voting process is called for the National League. He’ll miss the game because of a thumb injury. Teammate Brian McCann replaced Freeman on the All-Star roster. Meanwhile, Yasiel Puig rolled out to a nightclub to celebrate the break. I hope Puig doesn’t reinjure [...]

On Monday, baseball fans celebrated the rebirth of their beloved sport. Our own Jay Mohr painted a perfect picture of our relationship with the game on “Jay Mohr Sports” live from Dodger Stadium. If James Earl Jones narrates it, Mohr’s passionate ode to baseball could be added to Jones’ soliloquy from “Field of Dreams.” And, [...]

The Rockies received a great start from Esmil Rogers, he of the 6.13 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 2010, against the Pirates on Thursday afternoon. He pitched seven innings, surrendering a single run against seven strikeouts. That’s a great story for Rockies fans, but fantasy owners are fired up to see Troy Tulowitzki finding his [...]

Congratulations go out to Toronto third baseman Jose Bautista, who reportedly scored a monster 5-year, $65-million deal on the heels of his huge 2010 season. He slammed 92 extra-base hits, including 54 home runs, while driving in 124 runs with a .260 batting average (he’s a career .244 hitter). I applaud Bautista and his agent [...]

The hour is almost at hand. Fantasy owners are clamoring to the waiver wire in the hope that the next big thing will be wearing a Nationals cap. I remember the episode of The Simpsons where billboards, banners and commercials announced that “Gabbo Is Coming.” Who? What? Where? Well, it ended up being a smart-alleck [...]