Did you bet the Derby favorite? Did you spend your hard-earned dollars on Saturday’s Mayweather PPV? If you enjoy yourself a good Mint Julep, you can dole out a cool $1,000 and procure a beautiful cup. Yu Darvish didn’t extend his modest winning streak against the Red Sox on Sunday. He did, however, rack up [...]

Initial X-rays from Los Angeles revealed no break in Jered Weaver’s left arm on Sunday. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Weaver had, in fact, sustained a “non-displaced radial head fracture in his left elbow. Garrett Richards will take his spot in the rotation, and strikeout machine Dane De La Rosa was recalled from the [...]

Don’t you just love day baseball? As you ponder TPS Reports and reasons (some legit) to blow off a meeting, you can monitor the diamond and bemoan the early-season exploits of your lineup. Or, you can celebrate “Senior Prom” like the Rays. Let’s get into the notes from Wednesday’s action. I prefer the term “quick [...]

On Thursday afternoon, the Red Sox dropped their six consecutive game to open the season. Jon Lester pitched well, but he couldn’t inspire the team’s high-priced bats. The Rays’ hitting woes continued in Chicago, as Edwin Jackson mowed them down on a chilly day in Chicago. With the sky falling for a number of would-be [...]

I recently had a link forwarded to me that took me back to the sandlot. I was a crafty southpaw and slap hitter as a youngster, far earlier than anybody should have carried either of those tags. The decision was made that contact was better than the big fly, hence I didn’t make full use [...]