Archive for the ‘Baseball’ Category

Why Baseball is Better Than Soccer, Part One Million

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

The World Cup is great. Really is. But it's still got nothing on baseball. Yesterday, when the Netherlands scored to make it 3-1 in the second half, the commentators conceded that it was all but over and the Dutch were headed to the final. And this was with a good 20 ...

Johnnie B. Bad?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

On Sunday, we learned that the San Diego Padres have officially given up on the Mark Prior Reclamation Project, putting a once incredibly promising career onto seemingly permanent ice. On Monday, the Cincinnati Reds announced that promising young hurler Edinson Volquez underwent Tommy John surgery and will not be pitching for ...

There Might Be Crying In Baseball

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

In February, the Indiana High School Athletics Association unanimously approved a rule change allowing girls to try out for baseball and other boys’ sports. The rule change came about after Logan Young, a freshman at Bloomington South High School, and her parents sued, claiming that baseball and softball weren’t comparable ...