This whole thing is pretty silly and exhausting, so let’s get right to it.
At 1:12 a.m. ET, Jon Heyman broke the news that the Oakland A's had traded Jeff Samardzija to the Chicago White Sox:
To be fair, Mariano Rivera blowing a save is a jarring event and Heyman just got nailed by clumsy thumbs and tweeting too quickly. Or, he's been spending some time in the filthier corners of Twitter.
#marlins hit a home run with their choice. Mike Redmond appears to combine gung-ho and intellect, a rare pair
And Kevin Millar broke it up! Here's what Heyman's had to say on the subject:
Seemingly wealthy CBS Sports baseball writer Jon Heyman really should know better to bring up money in a Twitter fight. After all, he's a fancy man who prefers the finer amenities in life—or so we've been able to surmise—and when he wants you to reveal certain tidbits of info that he'd otherwise have to pay for, well,…
Jon Heyman, late of Sports Illustrated and Newsday, now of CBS, is a fine baseball reporter. He keeps up with rumors at an impressive clip, and, when he's not the first with a scoop, he'll credit whoever had it first on Twitter. Judging by his TV and Twitter personas, he seems reasonable. But he also seems rich.…
There's Terrorized Tim Kurkjian, precious Pedro Gomez, particular Peter Gammons, and Jon fucking Heyman.
Seems as if a Philadelphia blogger started a Hot Stove frenzy last night by Tweeting that the Phillies and Royals worked out a deal for Zack Greinke while cyber-costumed as Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman.
Well, we didn't have the scoop this time, but our main man Jon Heyman did: Major League Baseball and the players union have reached an agreement on a new steroid penalty policy. The details: 50 games for a first offense, 100 games for a second offense and a lifetime ban for the third offense. Those are exactly the…