Japan Wins WBC

Japan won the World Baseball Classic, taking the championship game over Team USA 3-2. While personally don’t like the format of single-elimination following the round robin portion…single elimination in a baseball tournament just doesn’t sit well with me…I will admit the final culminated in a narrative writer’s dream. Down 3-1 in the 8th, Kyle Schwarber…… Continue reading Japan Wins WBC


I haven’t posted in a while, but baseball goes on. Los Tigres del Licey won their 11th Caribbean Series. The college baseball regular season is ongoing. The arbitration decisions are all made. Spring training games have begun. Some teams have already been bitten by the injury bug (Yankees pitcher Frankie Montas had to have shoulder…… Continue reading Doings

Cy Young Gaffe

Saturday night was the annual BBWAA awards dinner. Justin Verlander and Sandy Alcantara picked up their Cy Young Awards. The BBWAA changed the wording in the trophy for this year—switching out “most outstanding pitcher” to “most valuable pitcher”…or so they thought. Instead, this prized trophy…from the writers but apparently not the editors…read “most valuble” pitcher.…… Continue reading Cy Young Gaffe