Disclaimer: This is going to be a bit dark, but it’s kind of therapeutic for me to organize my thoughts into a written piece. So here goes.

The concept of time makes me anxious. I see old pictures of myself or home movies in which I’m running around the house…


If your sleep schedule is the same as the residents of your local nursing home, you likely missed one of the biggest moves of the MLB off season. Nolan Arenado, the perennial all-star who wins a Gold Glove every year, was traded from the Colorado Rockies to the St. Louis…


The term “hallowed ground” has had every ounce of drama squeezed from it since Abe Lincoln first used the term in the Gettysburg Address (his exact words were “we cannot hallow this ground”). Since that point, the phrase has been used to describe any place that seems sacred, regardless of…


Bill: Welcome back ladies and gentlemen. For those of you who are just joining us on this beautiful June night, the Montreal Ex-Rays currently lead the Las Vegas Black Sox by a score of 17–14 as we head into the bottom of the fourth inning.

Joe: And it’s been quite…


In 1986, Bert Blyleven had a season that most pitchers would try to forget. His 4.01 ERA was the second highest of his 17-year career, and his 4.33 FIP was 1.42 higher than his lifetime mark of 2.91. For a starting pitcher who had been extremely effective throughout his big…


Quick, I want you to name the first three MMA fighters that come to your mind.

Got it? Ok, good.

I’m willing to bet one of the names you came up with was Conor McGregor. …


In 1999, Nike aired a commercial that changed the mentality of young ballplayers everywhere. The ad begins with Mark McGwire taking batting practice while beautiful women worship the slugger’s strength. …


The baseball world was divided yesterday.

Two nights ago, the Trenton Thunder came to the plate in the top of the ninth vs. the Hartford Yard Goats. They had yet to get a hit, and were losing 3–0. …


When you think of the great base stealers in baseball today, who comes to mind?

Dee Gordon has led the MLB in stolen bases three times in the last five years, and Billy Hamilton has been the runner up four times in that same span. These two are speed demons…


On June 12th, 2010, Daniel Nava made his Major League debut for the Boston Red Sox. He made history immediately, sending an 0–0 fastball over the right field wall for a grand slam. He finished the game 2–4 with 4 RBI’s and remains, to this day, the only player in…

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