Miguel Cabrera And Chris Davis Are Chasing History And Each Other

It's July 1, the effective halfway point of the season, so it's time to take notice of what could be the American League's closest and most historic race. Miguel Cabrera has his batting eye on the first ever back-to-back Triple Crowns in baseball history. In his way is Chris Davis, himself right on the pace of a mark… » 7/01/13 9:14am 7/01/13 9:14am

Venezuelan Man Is Good At Baseball, BBC Is Shocked To Report

The BBC headline (above) describes Miguel Cabrera's triple crown in just about the most British way possible. Despite Venezuelans playing in Major League Baseball since 1939, and Venezuela's finishing ahead of the U.S. in the last World Baseball Classic, Cabrera still gets treated like a gold-medaling Jamaican… » 10/04/12 4:20pm 10/04/12 4:20pm

Let's Admire Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown, Before We Put The Triple…

Last night, Miguel Cabrera became the first player since 1967 to win the triple crown: .330 batting average, 44 home runs, 139 RBIs. For a lot of baseball fans, however, the accomplishment didn't mean a whole lot. In those 45 years without a triple crown winner, baseball analysis has gotten much more sophisticated and … » 10/04/12 3:05pm 10/04/12 3:05pm

I'll Have Another Scratched From Belmont Stakes

There will be no Triple Crown this year, either. Doug O'Neill, the trainer for I'll Have Another, just went on The Dan Patrick Show and declared the horse is "officially out" of tomorrow's Belmont Stakes because of a "little problem with his left front leg." O'Neill also thinks I'll Have Another will not compete again.… » 6/08/12 11:41am 6/08/12 11:41am

I'll Have Another Barely Escapes Assassin Horse (Shadowy Steinbrenner…

At Belmont Park today, a still-unidentified horse took a gallop at I'll Have Another, just nine days before he makes his run at the Triple Crown. The mysterious horse, possible awoken from a Manchurian Candidate trance by a secret word ("oats"), threw her rider and ran down the track, directly at I'll Have Another, who… » 5/31/12 3:35pm 5/31/12 3:35pm

Doug O'Neill, Trainer Of I'll Have Another, Will Be Suspended For…

The California Racing Board has upheld a punishment of Doug O'Neill, trainer for Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another, in connection with an incident in a race nearly two years ago. In that case, Argenta, a horse trained by O'Neill, showed an overly high level of carbon dioxide in its blood. That's often associated… » 5/24/12 7:50pm 5/24/12 7:50pm