A Conversation with Sabrina Robinson

In a very special episode of the Babes Off The Bench podcast, Ashley talks with Sabrina Robinson, a sophomore at Montclair State University. Through some badass determination and perseverance, Sabrina achieved a first at MSU – the school’s first women’s baseball club team. Sabrina talks about her experiences getting the club up and running, her plans for the future of the club, and her advice … Continue reading A Conversation with Sabrina Robinson

“Investing In Women’s Sports Is Not Only Important, It’s Smart.”

In a brand new roundup, we discuss the PHF’s game-changing investment, Naomi Osaka’s graceful loss, recognize the women taking over Major League Baseball, and Ashley offers Sports Illustrated a controversial idea on how to achieve gender equity. We also remember the late Lusia Harris, a pioneer of women’s basketball, who passed away last week. Continue reading “Investing In Women’s Sports Is Not Only Important, It’s Smart.”

Why I’m Giddy: The First Ever All-Female MLB Broadcast

Well, it’s about damn time – the first ever all-female MLB broadcast is happening TONIGHT (July 20, 7p EST) during the Orioles-Rays game. This is a great news, historic, and long overdue. This actually might be the first baseball game I’ve ever watched in my life without hearing a man’s voice. I’m giddy. Here’s your #GirlPower lineup: – Melanie Newman, Play-by-Play – Alanna Rizzo, On-Field … Continue reading Why I’m Giddy: The First Ever All-Female MLB Broadcast

MLB’s Foreign Substance Crackdown is a Circus

It’s 2021 and the MLB has decided on its latest crackdown – foreign substances used by pitchers. Last night, Seattle Mariners pitcher Hector Santiago was ejected from the game for a foreign substance found on his glove – he certainly won’t be the last. New protocols just went into effect last week, stating that stating pitchers will be subjected to ejections and 10-game suspensions if … Continue reading MLB’s Foreign Substance Crackdown is a Circus

Baseball on Facebook: Good? Bad?

“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?