Votto. Firsthand.

I took a drive up to Pawtucket yesterday to see Joey Votto’s rehab start with my own two eyes. Because there is nothing like the old Eyeball Test. Right? And because, there are worse things you can do th... Read More...

Game 60: Just Enough

Final R H E Philadelphia Phillies  (25-35) 5 11 0 Cincinnati Reds  (28-32) 6 6 0 W: A. Simon (8-3)   L: R. Hernandez (2-4)   S: A. Chapman (8) Box Score | Pl... Read More...

The San Franciso Giants

It was almost exactly one month ago that the team with the best record in Baseball came into Great American Ballpark and left losers of 2 of 3. Today, the task gets tougher. It’s now the San Francisco... Read More...

Culture Club

In the wake of the dubious story suggesting Skip Schumaker had to go into the clubhouse a few weeks prior to get a recalcitrant “superstar”—and could this be a reference to anybody but J... Read More...

The Ultimate “Eye Test”

The cricket writer Henry Chadwick saw baseball being played on the Elysian Fields of Hoboken, New Jersey in 1856 and was smitten. Widely considered the Father of Baseball, Chadwick was perhaps the first to eval... Read More...