A Scherzer-Kershaw matchup kicks off a full weekend of baseball. The Mets are doing well (thoughts and prayers go out to Yankee fans in this time of gloating), Mookie Betts and the Sox are KILLING (again, #thoughtsandprayers to Yanks fans) and the Marlins and Reds are kinda just going rogue. But don’t worry, the Bronx has Sir Didi. Maybe this is the weekend that the … Continue reading Weekend Vibes
“Basebook”. Is that anything? During opening week, the Mets-Phillies game was streamed live exclusively on Facebook. It’s the first time a U.S. league has done this and it made everyone over the age of thirty scratch their heads. They’re doing this for up to 25 games this season, including today’s Brewers-Cardinals game. All of the Facebook Watch games will be afternoon games, so that those … Continue reading Baseball on Facebook: Good? Bad?
It turns out Justin Turner does make a difference in Los Angeles. Well, of course he does. In the 2017 regular season he led the team in average (.322) and OBP (.415). He was the World Series Game 1 hero. Poor guy will never get over that defeat. He’s an all around likable guy that’s good for LA. But if the Dodgers don’t start hitting … Continue reading Justin Turner is missed in LA
It’s been less than a week and already the 2018 season has been WILD. Last night alone, 136 runs were scored throughout the league. 136! There have been multiple inside-the-park homers, players with multi-HR games, unwritten rules, and 15-inning games. As much as I hate giving into the “phenom” thing, Shohei Ohtani has been pretty fun to watch. I’ve always loved a good cold shoulder … Continue reading Week One Almost Done
Baseball is back! Officially, like not spring training which I know I should follow more closely but honestly it’s like a steamed broccoli appetizer to the savory main dish. I’m not going to lay out a long, boring, professionally written recap of all the main headlines. That’s not my style and it’ll be better on Bleacher Report anyway. BUT what I can offer is a … Continue reading Opening Weekend Recap