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Francona Latest Victim of Red Sox Collapse

September 30, 2011

Terry Francona, manager of the Boston Red Sox, is not having the options on his contract extended for next season.  That’s a nice way of saying “you’re fired” after an absolutely historic September collapse for the Boston Red Sox, who from May to August scared just about everyone in the MLB with their prolific offense [...]

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Jeter’s 3000th-Hit Ball Controversy

July 11, 2011

Saturday afternoon at about 2pm, New York Yankees short stop Derek Jeter reached 3,000 hits in spectacular form — a booming home run!  It was pretty awesome, considering Jeter is the first Yankee to have reached 3,000 career hits all for this storied team, as well as being only the 28th player to do so [...]

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Sammy Sosa was on the Drug List

June 16, 2009

For what it’s worth, former home run guru Sammy Sosa’s name was on a list of 104 MLB players who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs back in 2003.  Back in the day (as a passive fan of baseball) I was rooting for Mark McGwire over Sammy Sosa back when they were both chasing Roger Maris, then [...]

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