The Royals’ Alex Gordon announced he’s hanging up his spikes. He will have spent his entire big league career with Kansas City. Only George Brett and Frank White can say they played for the team longer. When he came up, he almost was a bust as an infielder. However, his career took off when he…… Continue reading Alex Gordon Retiring
Scouts: Well, we have almost made it to the end. Just one more He Said, She Said for the regular season, and I gotta say I’m looking forward to it. 2020 is the year we all will collectively drink to forget, but I gotta say, it certainly has been a very unique experience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7l5ZeVVoCA Marlins…… Continue reading He Said, She Said- Scores and Highlights for 9/24/20
Prof: Sometimes I don’t have words to say all the things I’m thinking or feeling. In those times, I let music speak for me. Today my selections are from the late, infinitely great Donny Hathaway. Let him speak a word to you today. Scouts: Today we morn the loss of the great Gale Sayers, the…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights for 9/23/20
The one in which Scouts goes off on Angel Hernandez. 2020 edition.
Scouts: Happy Tuesday brothers and sisters! We have a few teams officially eliminated from the playoffs, the Red Sox, Rangers, Diamondbacks, and Pirates were the first to fall. On the bubble are the Royals, Tigers, Orioles, Mets, and Nationals. As we near the season’s conclusion, what are your thoughts on how the season was handled?…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights for 9/21/2020
Scouts: Prof was sick all weekend, so you have just me today. Usual sob story about how there’s a bunch of games and I’ll have to be brief today. As we enter the final week of the 2020 Regular season, only 7 teams have clinched one of the 16 playoff spots. This is exactly what…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Recaps For 9/20/2020
The number of days left in the regular season after today
Ron Gardenhire retired today as manager of the Detroit Tigers. He notified the team prior to today’s game. He’s previously dealt with cancer, has diabetes, and has had stomach problems this year. His decision was based on his health and stress. He was the Minnesota Twins manager for 13 seasons, led them to six division…… Continue reading Gardy Abruptly Retires
Remember Justin Verlander, after hurting his elbow in July, insisting he’d be back this year? Remember Dusty Baker thinking he’d be back in time for the playoffs? Yeah, not happening. It was announced today that he needs TJS. He’s not only out the rest of this year, but next year is out too. 2022 will…… Continue reading Justin Verlander Undergoing Tommy John Surgery
Prof – Happy Friday everyone! To celebrate, I’m posting songs by one of my most favorite bands, Keane. Their album, Under the Iron Sea, has brought me through some seriously bad times, and was the soundtrack to some good times as well. Wherever you are, Tom Chaplin, I hope you’re well. Thanks for being an…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights For 9/17/2020
In this short 60 game season, one of the annual awards appears to be heading toward an epically tight finish—the NL Cy Young. Jacob deGrom has been his usual outstanding self and could certainly end up winning it for the third straight season. As of the time of this writing, he has the following stats:…… Continue reading NL Cy Young Race…Who Ya Got?
Scouts: We’ve seen a lot of horrible, saddening, crazy things this, the year of 2020, so it’s very heartwarming when you see a drum battle between one of the most prolific drummers ever and a young prodigy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRvHI8tgx8A Nationals 4, Rays 2 F/10 – Scouts: 20 year old Luis Garcia stepped up big with a…… Continue reading He Said, She Said Scores and Highlights For 9/16/2020
Prof: We’ve been doing the morning scores for several years now and I don’t think we’ve ever featured Annie Lennox as music of the day. I’m fixing that. https://youtu.be/nSN0YysStgY Cardinals 3, Brewers 18 – Prof: I am convinced that the ball is so juiced that you could call them Florida’s Natural. Some of these offensive…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights for 9/15/2020
Prof: Sorry, guys. I’ve been extra tired lately, trying to pack, and then I got kinda sick. Not the greatest few weeks for me physically. I feel like I let you all down when I miss a post. But let’s not dwell on the past. Lots of double headers today, so let’s get started. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-B8k0n_3cs…… Continue reading He Said, She Said – Scores and Highlights for 9/14/2020
Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has signed an agreement to purchase the NY Mets. I did not see where a purchase price was reported. Last year, Cohen agreed to buy the team for $2.6; that fell apart when the Wilpons allegedly put in a clause in the agreement that would have them retain significant authority…… Continue reading Mets Sold