Professional ballplayers are as competitive a creature as any that exists , but the recent dust up in Atlanta between the Braves, a team destined for post-season play, and the Brewers, a team going nowhere after this week's final regular season game, has me perplexed and incredulous.
Only two of the three could be accommodated during the opening ceremony -- a pitcher and a catcher. So, Jeff was left with a choice.
At all ages, no athlete wants to take him or herself off the field, and coaches don't want to force them. However, an already difficult situation becomes next to impossible when you add in the ever-compelling element of money.
Who knew men have menopause?! Well it is actually called andropause. Hallelujah ladies, we are not the only gender that goes through menopause!
The Yankees aren't winning with money in 2013 so much as with a makeshift, cobbled together bootleg version of Moneyball
This is a tight battle between the Pirates and Cardinals, with the Reds staying within striking distance, but this Pirates team seems to have the want and the desire to overcome all odds.
With the season winding down there will be a no-win situation featuring Puig and that situation is the Rookie of the Year Award debate.
Major League Baseball occasionally comes up with a change to the game that chips away at baseball's beauty. Here's chance for them to get something right without taking the most simple-minded and disruptive course they can come up with.
Should we take postseason statistics into consideration when looking at a player's career stats though?
Fans want to know when athletes have engaged in illegal activity to gain a competitive edge. When digital forensics is applied, it offers the hope of restoring some of the fairness and wholesomeness that have been lost in professional sports.
Players who have passed through waivers with nary a claim on them typically aren't the ones that are going to lead you to a World Series Championship, but that doesn't mean you can't find someone useful from the scrap heap.
If all goes to plan, it seems the only history Cubs fans will have to worry about is when their team will finally win a World Series at Wrigley Field.
In the news these days are Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post, Alex Rodriguez receiving a 211 game ban for use of PEDs, and Fabrice Tourre being found guilty of securities fraud in a New York courtroom. Read on to see if they have anything in common beyond the fact I'd like to write about them.
Football's status augurs well for the future international standing of America. This is because football teaches the significance of time management, the importance of teamwork and the imperative to cultivate mind and body.
Part of the fun of the game is watching a manager argue with an umpire who he feels made a bad call. It's exciting to see a manager thrown out of a ball game. It's one of the things that gets fans "up" in a game. With Instant Replay it becomes a much calmer, less exciting game.