ALCS 2012: Jose Valverde Should Only Pitch to A-Rod

10/14/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

One major question came from Detroit's epic, almost blown, win last night in the Bronx: Are the Yankees that clutch in the ninth inning, or is&...

MLB Playoffs 2012: Breaking Down the ALCS and NLCS

10/13/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

It wasn't pretty but the St. Louis Cardinals capped of what was the most incredible NLDS and ALDS in baseball history, defeating the Nationals ...

Yankees Sit Alex Rodriguez: A Smart Move

10/12/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

If there ever was something to say about the downfall of Alex Rodriguez' career it's this: According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the multi-mil...

The Giants' Sandoval Can Learn from Nationals' Tyler Moore

10/7/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

There is a reason why the Nationals have a one-game lead in their NLDS and the Giants do not. At some point during the game, a player, or players, ...

MLB Playoffs 2012: Key to the Tigers and A's Game

10/6/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

Now that the silliness of one-game Wild Card's and questionable infield fly rules are out of the way, the real October baseball begins.  ...

Los Angeles Dodgers: Mark Ellis and One Bad Decision

10/3/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

The off-season in baseball can sometimes seem just as long as the season itself. Mistakes made in the final weeks can haunt a player the entire win...

The Importance of R.A. Dickey

10/1/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

"It is what it is." Many aspects of the sports domain follow that slogan as a way to decipher, possibly even answer, the trials and tr...

The A.L. Playoff Road Goes Through Cleveland and Kansas City

9/27/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

It doesn't take a stat's wizard to understand that both, the Indians and the Royals have no chance of making the playoffs this year, or eve...

Eric Gagne, Repeat.... Eric Gagne

9/26/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

There should be an overwhelming amount of excitement brewing as playoff time grows near in the MLB. The stage is being set, and the drama is unfold...

.500-less Days of Summer - The Pittsburgh Pirates

9/23/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

So close, yet so far away - and so goes the Pittsburgh Pirates season. The two-decade drought of playoff time looks like it will continue - an...

Irony'ing Out Jim Leyland

9/21/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

If there was ever to be a marquis difference between the sports world and the business world, it's this: Running a successful company in the bu...

Sale Away

9/18/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

If there was going to be an award for the surprise team this year in the A.L. it would have to be the Chicago White Sox. Currently, thanks to ...

MLB NEWS: Dodgers Paper Bags and the Phillies, Possibly?

9/16/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

Matt Kemp's crash into the wall, again, followed by a pure hustle play against the Cardinals last night was a perfect short-film for what has b...

Face It! What You Think You Know, You Don't.

9/13/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

It was a typical spring day among two MAC Conference opponents back in 2002; drunk people, more drunk people and college kids studying the media-gu...

Clemens-Aid??

9/11/12 in MLB   |   This_is_Rick   |   265 respect

You didn't think Roger Clemens was going to play a side-attraction for the Houston Astros - and their lost owners - did you? After all, this...