Ike Wreaks Havoc With Baseball Playoff Races, Scheduling

The NFL isn’t the only league effected by that bastard Ike as the Astros and Major League Baseball have agreed to move two of Houston’s canceled home games that were scheduled against the Cubs this weekend to a “neutral” site in Milwaukee. Eddie Wade’s Astros have been on fire over the past three weeks but this turn… » 9/14/08 10:30am 9/14/08 10:30am

MLB Closer: Grand Slams, Extra Innings and Joe Torre

Toronto catcher Gregg Zaun hit a game winning Grand Slam in extra innings to shut down Tampa and cut the Rays' lead in the division to two games. The Blue Jays' Lyle Overbay had a pair of solo home-runs during regular play, but the Rays tied the game up in the ninth with a three-run inning. Zaun's game winner came… » 9/07/08 10:30am 9/07/08 10:30am

Mets Solidify Position for Upcoming September Collapse

Forgive New York fans for celebrating just a bit harder than usual last night. After all, they are coming off a big win on the last Friday before the month-that-shall-not-be-named. Carlos Beltran's dramatic grand slam put his team up by three on the Marlins heading into the bottom of the ninth. The Mets bullpen then… » 8/30/08 10:30am 8/30/08 10:30am

MLB Closer: Do Not Taunt Surly Third-Place Kitty

Zach Miner of Los Tigres Detroit committed regicide on the monarchs from Missouri, allowing only three singles in seven innings on the way to a 4-0 victory in Kansas City last night. How could he get away with such domination on a major league franchise while only striking out three? How could he know he would get… » 8/24/08 11:15am 8/24/08 11:15am

Daryle Ward Will Eat Your Children In Broad Daylight

The Chicago Cubs have just won their ninth straight game. In related news, Hell has frozen over, pigs are flying, gas is now 75 cents a gallon, and Andy Dick just had sex with a girl. This wild chain reaction began when Ward, in the midst of an 0-for-13 slump, hit a three-run homer in the ninth to power the visiting… » 8/16/08 10:59am 8/16/08 10:59am