STARS 4 Baby Reesa: Updated

by Dennis July 10, 2012

UPDATED 07/17/2012: Many thanks to the folks from 101 ESPN The Fast Lane for giving us some linkage love today.  To get the absolute latest information, click here. Several weeks ago I posted information about Skip Schumaker’s upcoming charity event to benefit Reesa Stutzman (original post here).  Some relevant information has since become available, and [...]

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Kansas City Whiffs on Biggest Pitch of the Week

by Dennis July 9, 2012

Fans at the All-Star Game festivities in Kansas City had an opportunity of a lifetime.  AL Home Run Derby captain Robinson Cano opted not to pick the Royals’ DH Billy Butler for his team.  For reasons Cano does not necessarily have to fully explain, he instead chose Prince Fielder, Jose Bautista, and Mark Trumbo.  Naturally, [...]

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Breaking Bad: Joe Kelly

by Dennis July 9, 2012

In the “Breaking Bad” series, I attempt to break down raw data about a specific player to try and understand or maybe explain their relative level of success.  Since Joe Kelly has 6 starts at the Major League level under his belt, now seems like a great time to analyze Joe’s body of work for [...]

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Master Trade Baiting

by Dennis July 6, 2012

While some see Matt Carpenter getting the start at 2nd base last night as just a way to get him some at-bats, I see something else.  I see the seemingly innocuous occurrence as a harbinger of something in the works.  How else might one explain the sudden need to get Matt some playing time?  After [...]

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Carp Season Over

by Dennis July 3, 2012

Chris Carpenter will have season-ending surgery which means that he will not throw a truly meaningful pitch in the 2012 season.  Lesser men might call it quits.  Lesser men do not throw a masterpiece together for game 5 of the NLDS while facing Roy Halladay and the Phillies.  Lesser men do not have postseason records [...]

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The Even More or Less Unofficial Twitter Guide to Reds and Brewers Fans – The ReBUTTal

by Dennis July 3, 2012

In case you missed it, Bob Netherton over at the blog On the Outside Corner absolutely made every attempt to paint the black yesterday on a great hot button topic.  It’s a must-read before you finish this piece.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait.  Maybe he caught the corner, and maybe he threw a few just a [...]

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All-Star Snubs and Flubs

by Dennis July 2, 2012

With each passing year, many of us bemoan the selection process for the MLB All-Star game.  The game counts, yet the selection process rules include a popularity contest with skewed voting numbers, a requirement straight from 2nd grade P.E., and a last gasp effort to pick the final addition based on how many people can [...]

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Press Release: “Giant Slugger” Sets Hot Dog Record At Busch Stadium

by Dennis July 2, 2012

For Immediate Release “GIANT SLUGGER” SETS HOT DOG RECORD AT BUSCH STADIUM Cardinals Debut A Two Foot Long One Pound $26 Hot Dog To Celebrate July As National Hot Dog Month “Giant Slugger” Celebrity & Fan Hot Dog Eating Contest Slated for 4th of July    ST. LOUIS, MO. (July 2, 2012) – To help [...]

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Best Fans in Baseball: Finals

by Dennis June 29, 2012

There is no BCS.  Strength of schedule has not been taken into consideration.  There can be only one.  Which of these teams has the best fans in baseball?

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Double Hump Day Poll

by Dennis June 27, 2012

Best Fans in Baseball: AL Central and AL East Brackets Word.  It’s a “Double Hump Day” poll.  You know what that means?  Yeah.  Double the hump day fun.  Vote to see who joins the Braves, Cardinals, Cubs, Giants, and Rangers in the finals.  

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