Bud Selig, The Commissioner Who Didn't Matter

There is a popular line of thinking among statistically minded baseball fans that declares the manager more or less irrelevant. In the course of 162 games, over tens of thousands of pitches, the impact of his strategic decision making is statistically negligible compared to the inherent quality of his players and… » 10/23/13 3:40pm 10/23/13 3:40pm

Report: A-Rod Refuses To Give Bosch Money; Bosch Cuts Deal With MLB

According to the New York Daily News, Anthony Bosch tried to get money from A-Rod to help pay his mounting legal bills, due in part to the frivolous lawsuit filed by Major League Baseball for tortious interference. A-Rod refused his request, so Bosch cut a deal that would end the lawsuit and require MLB to indemnify… » 6/06/13 1:37am 6/06/13 1:37am

MLB Is Trying To Dick Some Of Its Employees Out Of Their Pensions

Sure, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball may be the plucky underdogs when the league gets into a scheduling dispute with the all-mighty NFL, but that doesn't mean the MLB isn't also a vampiric organization with its own free-market-or-bust tendencies. Case in point: MLB owners are expected to vote in favor of… » 3/19/13 6:15pm 3/19/13 6:15pm

Curt Schilling Puts the Moves on Cindy McCain?

Everyone knows that Curt Schilling loves John McCain. But can the Republican presidential nominee trust the Red Sox pitcher when it comes to something much more important than an election...his wife? At a recent charity event, Curt Schilling confused Cindy McCain with his wife and held hands with her. The Boston Herald » 9/16/08 4:00pm 9/16/08 4:00pm

Lawsuit Alleges Priest Molested Boy at 2005 White Sox Game

The lawsuit was filed against the Chicago Archdiocese yesterday. The alleged molester, priest Daniel McCormick, has already been the subject of a lawsuit settled on behalf of the archdiocese last week. In that case 11 priests were sued by 16 children. The alleged molestation occured in August of 2005 which was, of… » 8/21/08 1:00pm 8/21/08 1:00pm

New White Sox Danger: Shaving Cream Pies to the Face

And you thought Ozzie Guillen was all the White Sox had to fear in the locker room. Backup catcher Toby Hall is recovering after Jermaine Dye blocked his attempted pie to the face. Does anyone ever wonder where all these pies come from in baseball locker rooms? How many times have you had extra pies sitting around at… » 8/19/08 1:30pm 8/19/08 1:30pm

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Auctioned for $1.62 million

Anyone who collected baseball cards is familiar with the Honus Wagner story. When the 1909 baseball card set was released Wagner demanded that his card be pulled and only 100 were made. Now only ten or so of those cards are still in existence and the card is the single most sought after by baseball card collectors » 8/04/08 11:15am 8/04/08 11:15am

Padres Shortstop Khalil Greene Out For Season After Punching a Storage…

Yep, he broke his left hand. Anyone who has ever punched a wall, a door, or any other inanimate object that hasn't actually done anything to you, is wincing right now. Because but for the puny amount of force your punch mustered, you too could have broken a bone in your hand and looked like an incredible tool.… » 8/01/08 12:00pm 8/01/08 12:00pm