Major League Baseball

Burning Cole Hamels

by on May 7, 2012 · 8 comments

So Cole Hamels admitted to throwing at Bryce Harper (MLB Baby Jebus) and was suspended today by MLB for 5 games.  The range of complaints starts with Nationals’ GM Rizzo who called Hamels “fake tough” to everybody and their alien half-brother calling for a much longer suspension.  Naturally, some people out there will suggest that [...]

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If you are not already familiar with the story of RJ Breisacher, then now is the time to spend 10 minutes learning about the man.  If you asked him, he would probably tell you that he is not the least bit exceptional in any way.  He comes across as a very forward, honest, and humble [...]

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Today is the big day for a few reasons, most notable the start of what we are all here for — live baseball. The stats may mean little to most of the Cardinals but don’t say that to the anxious members of the Fantasy community. While a couple of spots are up for grabs in [...]

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Five years ago this month, all was looking up in the world as far as I was concerned. My last deployment came to an end, and I overspent for a once-in-a-lifetime birthday present. The calendar now turns to March 2012, and again it appears that not much has changed for the Cardinals. They gave an [...]

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Not The News – Vol X

by on March 2, 2012 · 0 comments

2011 World Series MVP David Freese is actually Chuck Norris, and he’s a bad man.  After several viewers contacted us to report about some “irregularities” in the images of Freese shown on television, we naturally felt compelled to investigate.  After running several still shots through a complex digital filtering process involving both “copy” and “paste”, [...]

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Major League Baseball is looking to hire a real-time correspondent /social media intern for every team this season.  By my count, that’s 29 Major League team plus the Astros.  If you are interested in applying for the job, please click here or here.  If you are interested in what a submission for the position looks [...]

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Ryan Braun just beat MLB’s system for preventing the use of performance enhancing drugs, and he does not lack for help in building his soapbox.  From that soapbox, Braun’s supporters are launching public relations attacks directed at everyone who is not #TeamBraun.  You either stand with them, or you obviously hate due process, apple pie, [...]

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MLBs Best Bromances

by on February 22, 2012 · 0 comments

  If anything in life tops the love between a man in uniform and another man in uniform, then I don’t know what it is.  Maybe it is the long season, or perhaps the commuting between cities that helps forge the bond between 2 players.  It does not matter one iota.  The important thing is [...]

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Major League Baseball has handed down its ruling for Yadier Molina‘s rage-filled ejection on Tuesday night, hitting the catcher with a five-game suspension, intended to begin tonight, barring appeal. From the press release sent out by MLB (h/t Adam McCalvy, MLB.com): St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been suspended for five games and fined [...]

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The kind folks at Holiday Inn really want to make the four loyal readers of PH8 happy. To that end, Holiday Inn – the Official Road Trip Partner of MLB – has provided us with a $75 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods *AND* some All-Star Game swag to give away to you, our loyal [...]

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