Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Pitchers and Catchers

It’s the day we as fans wait for all winter …the day pitchers and catchers report. It is the first sign that the long winter’s end is in sight and that spring is on it’s way and hope springs eternal after your team’s not so great performance from last season. Everyone starts the same allContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Pitchers and Catchers”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week

Baseball season is a week old and we already have a story a feel good story…Trevor Story. The 23 year old is writing quite a story for himself in his short time in the big leagues.He is the only player in the modern era (since 1900) to hit a home run in each of hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Greg Hardy…After reading the Deadspin article of what happened with Grady Hardy and Nicole Holder and seeing no remorse from Greg Hardy, the question is why is he playing football, after seeing the bruises on Holder’s back and chin he should not be allowed to play football ever.No man has the right to putContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Jose Reyes arrested for Domestic Abuse

Normally Jose Reyes makes news for his running on the base paths today he makes news for quite another reason …domestic abuse towards his wife. Hawaii News Now, citing sources, said Reyes and his wife, Katherine, were arguing in their Four Seasons Wailea Hotel room. Katherine Reyes told police, according to the sources cited inContinue reading “Jose Reyes arrested for Domestic Abuse”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Bret Saberhagen

What do Bret Saberhagen, Amos Otis and Kevin Appier have in common?  All three played for both teams in this year’s world series the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets, and now all three on spotlighted here on Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday… Bret Saberhagen was drafted out of high school by the KansasContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Bret Saberhagen”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dale Murphy

Dale Murphy started his career as a catcher but was switch to the outfield after his promotion to the Major leagues. Murphy switched to the outfield in 1980, a move that would help initiate a decade of highly productive play in the National League. Beginning in left field, he soon switched to center field, theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dale Murphy”

Cespedes Powers the Mets to 14-9 win over the Rockies…UP 5 Games over Nationals

For you Met fans who have been waiting for Cespedes to break out …the wait is over. Yoenis Cespedes hit three home runs, including a grand slam, and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets overpowered the Colorado Rockies 14-9 on Friday night. Cespedes, acquired by New York from Detroit in aContinue reading “Cespedes Powers the Mets to 14-9 win over the Rockies…UP 5 Games over Nationals”

Rockies Trade Troy Tulowitzki to The Blue Jays for Jose Reyes

In  block buster that few saw coming …The Rockies traded their face of the franchise Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue jays for Jose Reyes and prospects. It was assumed that Tulowitzki wasn’t going to be moved for two reasons …he is injury- prone and his contract still has at least 5 years to runContinue reading “Rockies Trade Troy Tulowitzki to The Blue Jays for Jose Reyes”