Archive for August, 2017

Twins sign Bartolo Colon to minor-league deal

Thursday, August 31st, 2017:

The Twins have signed veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon to a minor-league deal, according to a team announcement. He will report to Triple-A Rochester. Moustakas has already set a career high with 25 home runs this season, and Kansas City still has 78 games remaining. The Royals third baseman is hitting .275/.309/.570. Moustakas was also an […]   Read More →

Aaron Judge’s latest giant home run almost left Safeco Field

Saturday, August 26th, 2017:

I’ll try to figure this out two ways. The first is to search for the seasons with five-win players at the various positions and see which season had the most of them. The second is to eyeball the lists because I hate and distrust the first way. Ah, yes, 1977. Star Wars is released. Pink […]   Read More →

The Rangers are set to trade Yu Darvish

Thursday, August 24th, 2017:

After going back and forth (and back and forth and back and forth) about whether they will trade Yu Darvish before the trade deadline, the Rangers have finally decided that they will indeed ship him out of town. As FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports, Texas is letting teams know this is now the case and is […]   Read More →

Rangers trade Jonathan Lucroy to Rockies

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017:

The Rangers have traded catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Rockies for a player to be named later, a major-league source confirmed Sunday night. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal first reported the deal. Texas and Colorado were known to be discussing a deal involving Lucroy earlier today. The Rockies have been looking for a catcher to add to […]   Read More →

Egomaniac Odell Beckham Jr. is hurting himself with diva-like behavior

Sunday, August 20th, 2017:

The list of ridiculous Odell Beckham Jr. statements and actions continues to grow. The latest is his proclamation that he should be the NFL’s highest-paid player regardless of position. Hey, OBJ, have you ever heard of a position called quarterback? There’s a pattern here. This is a guy who is clearly more interested in being […]   Read More →

Kirk Cousins is probably going to be a free agent next offseason.

Friday, August 18th, 2017:

Ninkovich played every linebacker position and defensive end and was even the backup long snapper. But what Belichick loved the most out of Ninkovich, originally a fifth-round pick from Purdue by the Saints in the 2006 NFL Draft, was his toughness. “My relationship with Rob dates all the way back to Purdue when we scouted […]   Read More →

Layne won three NFL championships with the Detroit Lions in a decade in which six future Hall of Fame quarterbacks were on the field

Saturday, August 12th, 2017:

Griese didn’t put up gaudy numbers, but he was the leader of two Super Bowl-winning teams in Miami, including the undefeated 1972 team. Griese also was a six-time Pro Bowl selection. Waterfield won two championships, one with the Cleveland Rams and another with the Los Angeles Rams. He also won an MVP award and was […]   Read More →

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