Several Teams Crazy Enough To Employ Milton Bradley

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

In news that's shocking to basically everyone in the baseball world - especially Cubs fans - several teams have expressed interest in taking Milton Bradley off the Chicago Cubs' hands. The Cubs are desperate to dump Bradley and the $21 million left on his contract and several teams have tried ...

Pat Burrell To The Cubs For Milton Bradley?

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Chalk this one up in the "You take my problem, I'll take yours" category. The Chicago Cubs are apparently pushing hard for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to cut a deal for troubled outfielder Milton Bradley. The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that the new Cubs ownership wants to resolve "The Bradley ...

Katrina Bowden Picture and Today’s Links

Friday, May 29th, 2009

It's Friday, but is that too late to have Katrina Bowden Thursday? Hell no! No, Jake, don't listen to him. Don't pick a team. Stay in San Diego forever! - Big League Stew Sounds like a plan to me. Here's to the 09-10 Coca Cola Championship Champions! God that sounds awful. And ...

The Year of The Loser

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Way back in '08, we here at Rumors and Rants proclaimed it the Greatest Year in Sports History. I know what you are thinking -- big deal. So did Sports Illustrated and ESPN and everyone else who makes widespread proclamations. Only we made the call in July. Basically, when something's up, ...

When This World Series Ended, Did Anyone Notice?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

It's not just the two teams involved. Although, let's be honest, nobody outside Philadelphia cares about the Phillies (we're pretty sure Phillies fans don't give a damn about that) and, despite the underdog appeal, literally nobody this side of Dick Vitale is really invested in the Rays (that'll soon change, ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...