Apr 2, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Max Scherzer got off to a shaky start this afternoon, walking the first batter he faced and giving up a single to the second hitter, but then he escaped the first inning without any damage and went on to shut out the Royals for eight innings.
Sports Yakkers: Daniel Murphy’s wife should’ve had a C-section so he could “get his ass back to work”
Apr 2, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT
Some less-than-enlightened stuff from a less-than-enlightened medium
Apr 2, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
I dunno why, exactly, but this tweet cracked me up.
Apr 2, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT
Here’s to jinxes.
Apr 2, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT
‘O, brave new world that has such irrationality in’t!
Apr 2, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT
At first blush it’s odd to hear someone like Ripken say that. But then you think about it a bit harder and say “um, yeah, me too!”
Apr 2, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Being able to say anything you want is the beauty of America. Being able to say it stupidly is a beauty of equal worth.
Apr 2, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
Seattle may have found a long-term building block in Brad Miller.
Apr 2, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT
Pitching to Robinson Cano with men in scoring position vs. issuing an intentional walk. WHO YA GOT?!
Apr 2, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Joe Posnanski picks the Royals to win the division for the 17th consecutive season.
Apr 2, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
The customer isn’t always right, but you should probably at least pretend to listen and empathize with their complaints.
Apr 2, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
As part of his new eight-year, $253 million extension with the Tigers reigning back-to-back MVP Miguel Cabrera has bonuses for winning the award again or capturing another Triple Crown in the future.
Apr 2, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
After a 2 for 3 night we know Teixeira can still hit. The question is how hard he can hit.
Apr 2, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels threw three innings in a minor league intrasquad game Tuesday, with Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reporting that he tossed 44 pitches and allowed one run while striking out three.
Apr 2, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
The Rays gotta lock ‘em up young to keep ‘em long. They just locked one up young.
Apr 2, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
The Galveston, Texas police could be paying a pretty hefty judgment if they lose this case.
Apr 2, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT
Baseball sold the replay challenge system on its “uniqueness and charm.” What happened in last night’s Giants-Diamondbacks game was certainly unique, but not at all charming.
Apr 2, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT
And while we’re on the subject, can we come up with a better name than “ball girls?”
Apr 2, 2014, 5:22 AM EDT
Major League Baseball wanted a challenge system for replay. Everyone except Major League Baseball said a challenge system would be flawed and would lead to problems. The Giants-Dbacks game last night showed us exactly what those problems are.
Apr 2, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT
MLB chose not to institute a replay system whose sole goal was getting calls right, instead opting for a system that involved managerial challenges and strategy, at least until the seventh inning of games.
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