Results matching “awards”
Jul 22, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT
The softer side of Roy Halladay.
Jul 21, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
David Wright, Hall of Famer?
Jul 6, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT
HBT hands out awards to the best and worst of Seinfeld Night.
Jun 29, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT
Eric Chavez’s knee injury is making retirement after the season “a possibility” for the six-time Gold Glove winner.
Jun 26, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT
Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter reminded me of something.
Jun 10, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
There is a legal doctrine known as “The Baseball Rule” which gets teams off the hook when fans are injured by foul balls. Should it be abolished? Maintained? Or is there a middle ground?
May 27, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT
Johan Santana made what’s expected to be his final extended spring training start today, throwing 4.1 innings and 76 pitches against Orioles minor leaguers in Florida.
May 19, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
By the way, it is “the prom,” not just “prom.” In my day a prom required an article in front of it. Saying “go to prom” is like saying “go to hospital.” We’re not British, so just cut that crap out right this second.
May 12, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT
The silence, it is deafening.
May 6, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT
The Giants’ Jean Machi is on pace to go 25-0 in 86 innings.
May 5, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
No surprises here, as Fernandez and Gray were on point all April long. And a touch of March.
May 4, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
Nolan Arenado is having a heck of a great start to the year. He made an early case for the Gold Glove award with a mid-air assist to third base.
May 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT
Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB managers by how good they were during their playing days.
Apr 16, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
Apr 8, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT
Henry Aaron is NOT The Home Run King. That sounds like I’m going to follow with some rant about Barry Bonds breaking his record and how terrible that was … but I’m not. My thought here has nothing to do with that. Henry Aaron is not the Home Run King because that silly title would do nothing but diminish his greatness.
Apr 7, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Initially when J.J. Hardy sat out a game last week with back spasms the Orioles said it was merely a precautionary move early in a long season, but the shortstop had to skip Sunday’s game with more back spasms.
Mar 31, 2014, 7:50 AM EDT
Unless and until Yasiel Puig is ever talked and written about as a normal human being instead of some scary monster which portends dread and personifies all of our darkest fears, we’re gonna start handing out awards. With apologies to Charles Krauthammer, who coined the term Bush Derangement Syndrome, our awards will commemorate Great Moments…
Mar 28, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT
This is . . . beautiful: Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland will present Andrew McCutchen and Clint Hurdle with their MVP and NL manager of year awards on opening day. — Bill Brink (@BrinkPG) March 28, 2014 It’s a little known fact, but Bonds presenting McCutchen with his MVP award is mandated by the Sportswriter…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT
Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…
Mar 4, 2014, 10:53 PM EDT
Adam Dunn returned to the White Sox today after attending the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, where “Dallas Buyers Club,” a film which he helped finance and had a cameo in, took home three awards. Now that the veteran slugger is big-time, an unidentified member of the team decided to give his locker a…
Feb 28, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
LAKELAND, FLORIDA — Brad Ausmus opened his office to the media at 8:45. It was impeccably neat and organized and during his meeting he spoke accurately and incisively about various medical subjects. Based on the comments of regular Tigers writers, this is juuuuuust a bit different than the Jim Leyland years. The medical talk came…
Feb 24, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
Adam Dunn had a cameo as a bartender in “Dallas Buyers Club” and now it might get the White Sox designated hitter a trip to the Oscars on Sunday, writes Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com: The slugger has an invite, a ride and a reason to attend the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, but he…
Feb 22, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT
In a column posted last night, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch argues that Lance Lynn gets a bad rap from newer metrics. Relying heavily on his wins, and the Cardinals’ record in his starts, Strauss puts Lynn in the same conversation as teammate and 2013 NL Cy Young runner-up Adam Wainwright, and two-time…
Feb 15, 2014, 7:05 AM EDT
SOCHI, Russia — Well, the overwhelming thing that is the Winter Olympics has completely thrown me off my 100 greatest baseball players ever schedule. So it goes. We’ll pick up where we left off after I return and recover and get back on U.S. time. I predict this will be sometime in July. In the…
Feb 12, 2014, 8:37 AM EDT
You know you’ve reached peak A-Rod Derangement Syndrome when you use his experience with the Yankees as a warning sign. That’s what Joel Sherman does today at the New York Post. Here’s the tweet teasing the article: ICYMI column http://t.co/eaIONRzUsv 10 yrs ago this wk #Yankees thought scored coup with A-Rod, now think same Tanaka.…
- David Price surrenders nine consecutive hits to the Yankees in the worst start of his career 4
- Video: Jorge Soler homers in his first major league at-bat 9
- Adam Wainwright has a “dead arm” 28
- HBT Daily: Alex Gordon and the Royals keep on rolling 12
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights 42
- Mariners extend general manager Jack Zduriencik’s contract 14
- Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana) 16
- These days, the correlation between payroll and winning is historically weak 61
- The Cubs grounds crew was short staffed because the Cubs were trying to avoid Obamacare (247)
- Forgiveness for Pete Rose? Not in this lifetime (143)
- Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to sign with the Red Sox for $72 million (96)
- A pitch clock in Major League Baseball? No thanks. (92)
- Great Moments in Drug Testing and Punishment: The NFL Edition (91)