We may be only one week into the season, but whether your glass is half full, half empty or you believe there is no glass (hate those existentialist pricks), each of the teams we follow here at the MLA are showing Continue reading »
I always am a little nervous when Smitty and I agree a lot, but we’re both pretty savvy when it comes to baseball, heck I called the World Series back in March Continue reading »
Though the Mayans never thought it would arrive, Detroit Tigers fans have been looking forward to 2013 for what seems like a b’ak’tun (that’s Mayan for a long time — not long in Cubs’ years, but still…) Continue reading »
I’m disturbed by the amount of sentiment I’m suddenly reading and hearing from baseball pundits to put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame. Most are incorrectly using the same argument I used this week… Continue reading »
The National Baseball Hall of Fame proved how arrogant and misguided it is once again today. The same holier-than-thou institution that wouldn’t let Ron Santo join their clique until after he died announced today Continue reading »
How the hell is the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years NOT winning MLB13 The Show‘s Cover Showdown? I guess this is yet another sign of fans having no appreciation for the history of the game. Let’s get some… Continue reading »
Almost six years to the day I impulsively signed up to be on the Cubs Season Ticket Waiting List my number has been called—and I couldn’t be less excited. The Cubs were coming off a disappointing 2006 campaign… Continue reading »
While PV got shut out of a 4:50 am showing of The Hobbit: “An Unnecessary Journey” (as I like to call it) and I just sat around and got fatter over the weekend, the folks at the commissioner’s… Continue reading »
For the third time this year, Twitter leaks have made Theo & Co. look incompetent.
Call it a healthy obsession, unhealthy obsession, or maybe even a crush, but it’s pretty clear new White Sox GM Rick Hahn has the Tigers on his mind at the Winter Meetings this week: “They’re the defending American… Continue reading »
In an age of smart phones, instant messaging and Facetime, I’m not really sure why the Winter Meetings are still the center of off-season wheeling and dealing. I guess GMs still feel the need to meet face to face in smoke-filled… Continue reading »
“Ever get the felling you’ve been cheated?” — Johnny Rotten and every Miami Marlins fan.
I’ve been a Tigers fan since I was three-years old. My very first sports memory is of an idiosyncratic, borderline-neurotic, rookie pitcher named Mark “The Bird” Fidrych who set the world on fire in 1976. He kindled… Continue reading »
Seven games down, four to go…