Trevor Hoffman Notches Save No. 600

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

This one is really personal for a few of us here at Rumors and Rants. Trevor Hoffman, the best closer in baseball history (shut up Yankees fans) got career save No. 600 tonight in Milwaukee. For Hoffman, it's an amazing mark. He became the first closer to reach that number in ...

Trevor Hoffman Is Likely Headed For Retirement

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The Milwaukee Brewers have sent Trevor Hoffman through waivers and are currently looking for a buyer for the future Hall of Fame closer. Currently, there are no takers for the all-time saves leader and it doesn't look like a destination will emerge for Hoffy. What does that mean for the 42-year-old ...

Link Dump!

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Know why Trindon Holliday has "a long way to go in the NFL"? BECAUSE LSU NEVER USED HIM LIKE ONE!! EVER!! - Friends of the Program Charles Oakley has some strong thoughts on Dwight Howard. To say the least - No Guts, No Glory Good metaphor for the destruction of the Cleveland ...

Trevor Hoffman: We Love You But It Might Be Time To Hang Em Up

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

If you've followed this blog at all over the years you know that McD and myself are gigantic Padres fans. We both grew up in San Diego and have an affinity for the little franchise that could in America's Finest City. It absolutely broke our hearts when the Padres let ...

Carrie Underwood Bikini Picture Brings the Links

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: To our knowledge, Carrie Underwood has never slept with Tiger Woods. YardBarker's NFL Blogger Poll: Week 14 - YardBarker In a move that surprises no one, Charlie Strong is now the head coach at Louisville - No Guts, No Glory Your top ten games of the 2000's. I don't think Phillips ...

Hot, Wet MLB Trade Deadline Rumors

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Nothing gets the over-the-top sports fan going like the crazy rumors that start flying around as Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline approaches. Oh God it's incredible. So much information, so many possibilities, look at that guy's WHIP! I want him, why can't we get him?!?! Uh, I think I need a ...

Welcome Home Kid

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Last night a really cool thing happened in San Diego. Anthony Keith Gwynn returned and led the Padres to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants. No I didn't take a flying Delorian back to 1998, this time the Gwynn in question had a "Jr." appended to his name. Tony ...

The Padres Front Office Is Dead To Me

Friday, January 9th, 2009

As I'm sure you've heard, yesterday baseball's all-time saves leader agreed to a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, officially ending his 16-year tenure with the San Diego Padres. As a lifelong Padres fan, I'm not happy. In fact, I'm the opposite of happy. Typically I try to take the high road ...