Baseball’s Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8)

The Red Sox Just Benefited from Baseball's Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8), The Inadvertent Ground Rule Double Back in Week 5 of the 2001 NFL season, the Patriots entered the week with a 1-3 record. They fell behind and found themselves down by 10 points in the 4th quarter with a young, unproven quarterback at the [...]

By |2021-10-11T15:39:19+00:00October 11th, 2021|Baseball, Conspiracy Theory, General Sports, MLB, News, NFL, Sports|Comments Off on Baseball’s Tuck Rule: Rule 5.05(a)(8)

No Sale on the Red Sox Wild Card Starter…

Why the Red Sox Wild Card Starter Needs to be Nate Eovaldi If you were Alex Cora and tasked with setting the rotation for a playoff series, you would feel pretty good about your chances right about now. Not only do you have three above-average starters in Natan Eovaldi, Eduardo Rodgriguez, and Nick Pivetta, but [...]

By |2021-09-22T19:51:31+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Baseball, General Sports, MLB, News, Sports|Comments Off on No Sale on the Red Sox Wild Card Starter…

A Humdinger of a Racist Incident Involving Dinger?

Beware of Yelling "Dinger" at the Rockies Mascot Dinger... You Racist *This post has been updated with the fallout and Apology from Aram Leighton* Imagine this scenario: You are sitting in the second row at beautiful Coors Field in downtown Denver, Colorado. The Colorado Rockies are playing host to the Miami Marlins. It is the [...]

By |2021-08-09T18:14:45+00:00August 9th, 2021|Baseball, Conspiracy Theory, General Sports, Journalism, MLB, Woke|Comments Off on A Humdinger of a Racist Incident Involving Dinger?

Manny Machado Spiked Dustin Pedroia’s Career

Flashback: Remember When Manny Machado Spiked Dustin Pedroia's Career? The first thing that popped into my head when I read about Dustin Pedroia officially calling it a career was, "F*#ken Manny Machado." Manny Machado killed Dustin Pedroia's career. Well, if you want to get technical about it, Manny Machado spiked Dustin Pedroia's career back on [...]

By |2021-02-03T14:34:28+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on Manny Machado Spiked Dustin Pedroia’s Career

Why Negro Leagues Statistics Don’t Count as MLB Stats

Rob Manfred's Illogical Stance on Negro Leagues Statistics It is fitting on the same day I published an article whose thesis can be boiled down to, "you cannot make me say anything I do not want to say," Rob Manfred, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, declared all Negro Leagues statistics equivalent to MLB statistics. [...]

By |2020-12-17T12:31:18+00:00December 17th, 2020|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on Why Negro Leagues Statistics Don’t Count as MLB Stats

Sports are a Unifier, Not a Divider

Sports are a Unifier, Which is Why Politics in Sports is so Troublesome Sports are not supposed to be political. Yes, there are times when sports get political, and there are even times when sports must get political, but when you constantly inject politics into sports you are doing a disservice to the nation. Sports are [...]

By |2020-08-01T14:08:43+00:00August 1st, 2020|Baseball, Basketball, General Sports, Lifestyle, MLB, NBA, News, Politics|Comments Off on Sports are a Unifier, Not a Divider

A Baseball Injustice; Jonathan Lucroy and a Forgotten Fundamental

Jonathan Lucroy Commits the Gravest of Catcher Sins so Jake Marisnick Gets Suspended Baseball is slowly shedding the fundamentals that made it such a fun game to watch for more than a century. First, it was the erosion of the sacrifice bunt. Second, came the sudden disappearance of its cousin, the sacrifice fly. Now we [...]

By |2019-07-13T08:18:00+00:00July 13th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on A Baseball Injustice; Jonathan Lucroy and a Forgotten Fundamental

The Refund Game; Fans at Fenway Deserve Their Money Back

The Boston Red Sox Just Played a Refund Game for the Ages; Let's Go Over it in Detail! It was all going so smoothly... until it wasn't. When the Boston Red Sox took on the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on June 23rd, nobody watching from the stands or at home knew they were [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:24:48+00:00June 24th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on The Refund Game; Fans at Fenway Deserve Their Money Back

The RBI Is More Important Than Ever

The Red Sox/Twins Marathon Reveals the Importance of the RBI Scoffed at. Derided. Belittled. The RBI is an anachronism in modern-day baseball. Cast aside by the sabermatricians and analytical minds in the front offices of major league baseball organizations. Yet, it still shows up on your standard player bug for every bat. It remains a [...]

By |2019-06-19T11:56:48+00:00June 19th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on The RBI Is More Important Than Ever

Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating

*Editor's Note: The First Section is a Rant on the Stanley Cup. The Real Article Begins in the Second Section. Enjoy* Bad Officiating Breaks the Promise Implicit in Sports Nole Acciari was slew-footed. Acciari knew it. Every person watching in person or on television knew it. Hell, even Tyler Bozak knew it. But, the only [...]

By |2019-06-07T16:00:48+00:00June 7th, 2019|General Sports, MLB, NBA, News, NFL, NHL, Soccer|Comments Off on Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating
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