Counterpoint; Yes, Max Scherzer is the Best Pitcher in Baseball

Max Scherzer is Better Than Clayton Kershaw... Easily Baseball is the most quantifiable of all sports. It is why we have regular statistics like ERA, BA, and RBI, and why we also have advanced statistics like ERA+, UZR, and BABIP. Because there are so many different statistics, people can argue over whom is the [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on Counterpoint; Yes, Max Scherzer is the Best Pitcher in Baseball

Eulogy for a Baseball Play; the Breakup Slide

The Breakup Slide C. 1866-June 23, 2017 Thank you all for coming here today to pay homage to one of the building blocks of good baseball, the Breakup Slide. The Breakup Slide was a noble baseball play. He was said to have been birthed by Bob Addy all the way back in 1866 while part [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on Eulogy for a Baseball Play; the Breakup Slide

When it Comes to the Celtics Draft, Have Faith in Ainge

"With the Third Pick, The Celtics Draft... Just What They Needed" After years and years of banking on one of the Brooklyn picks to turn into a No. 1 pick, the Celtics got exactly that... and traded it away. Pretty much everyone in New England freaked out because we are pretty good at that in [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on When it Comes to the Celtics Draft, Have Faith in Ainge

Dyson Drops Down a Doozy of a Bunt

Jarrod Dyson's Bunt During Perfect Game Creates Controversy If you have never had the pleasure of watching Jarrod Dyson run around a baseball diamond, take the time to look at this list of his top 10 moments as a Kansas City Royal. The man can flat out fly. Dyson is momentarily once again in the [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on Dyson Drops Down a Doozy of a Bunt

The Buster Posey Rule is Dangerous… for Catchers

The Buster Posey Rule Had Led to A Breakdown in Catchers Protecting Themselves On May 25, 2011, the baseball world started its precipitous slide to improve "player safety." The impetus was Buster Posey getting positively bundled on a collision at the plate by Scott Cousins in an extra inning game. Posey broke his leg and [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on The Buster Posey Rule is Dangerous… for Catchers

The Lack of Killer Mindset with LeBron James

Why LeBron's Lack of a Killer Mindset is so Frustrating For those of us that never reached the tantalizing heights of "professional athlete," watching sports is a vacation from every day life. Whatever problems that dog you during the day, whatever unfair situations life bestows upon you at seemingly breakneck speed, those tend to go [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on The Lack of Killer Mindset with LeBron James

LeBron Fails Where MJ Shines: A Breakdown of 2017’s Game Three & 1998’s Game Six

LeBron Fails Again in Crunch Time As with the previous post, anybody that reads my blog knows I think it is ludicrous to compare LeBron James and Michael Jordan. LeBron might be king among men in basketball, but MJ sits alone atop Mount Olympus hurling thunderbolts and imprisoning lesser gods for even thinking they can [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on LeBron Fails Where MJ Shines: A Breakdown of 2017’s Game Three & 1998’s Game Six

LeBron Might be King, But Jordan is God

LeBron James Can't Flip the Switch, Michael Jordan Never Had To With this year's finals devolving into a slaughter (something I said was going to happen on every social media outlet possible), it is easy to excuse LeBron James for the wretched Cleveland Cavaliers performance. Easy... but not smart. What is getting constantly overlooked is [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on LeBron Might be King, But Jordan is God