Monthly Archives: January 2013

Was Reading Some Old Posts and Saw This One

Remember in August of last season when this was going on? Good times.  Oh how things tragically changed for the worse.  And so quickly…

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Third-to-First Fake Pick-off Move Now a Balk

Yesterday it was announced that Major League Baseball is outlawing the “fake to third, throw to first” pick-off move for right-handed pitchers.  It will now be considered a balk. To this I say, “meh.” Sure, it was annoying when the … Continue reading

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Nelson Cruz Linked in Report on Steroids

As many of you saw yesterday, A-Fraud and others have been linked to a report coming out of Florida that investigates an anti-aging clinic that apparently sold PEDs (steroids) to a number of professional athletes.  Among the list of those … Continue reading

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Rangers Stadium Seats Available for Purchase

I posted earlier about the Rangers performing some ballpark renovations this off-season.  Due to those renovations they are replacing several sections worth of seating and that means that you can now buy the old seats they are replacing.  For $375 … Continue reading

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Holland to Pitch in World Baseball Classic

Derek Holland was chosen to pitch for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic this year.  Matt Harrison and Yu Darvish were also asked, but they both declined.  Holland threw fewer innings than the other two pitchers last season so … Continue reading

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5th Spot in Rotation up for Grabs

The Rangers are saying that anyone from Justin Grimm, Robbie Ross, or Martin Perez could end up getting the 5th starter spot for the up-coming season.  Whoever gets it, would pitch behind Yu Darvish, Derek Holland, Matt Harrison, and Alexi … Continue reading

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The Fraud of Manti Te’o

By now, most of you have read the story that Deadspin broke earlier today that the tragic death of Manti Te’o’s girlfriend Lennay Kekua is a hoax.  In a statement, Te’o claims that this was a horrible fraud played on … Continue reading

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