A Lesson On Looking Gift Horses In The Mouth

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Meet Jake Eliopoulous. And pay close attention, because you'll probably never see him again. A year ago, young Jake was picked by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the MLB Draft with the 68th overall pick. It was a feel-good story. Born in Ukraine, Jake was adopted by ...

My Current Baseball Pet Peeves

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

If you ask me, it's been a terribly annoying week in baseball. And I'm not just saying that to sound like Andy Rooney. (I am, however, grooming my eyebrows in an effort to look like Andy Rooney). Something has happened every day so far this week that has raised my ire. ...

So Does This Mean Vernon Wells Is Good Again?

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Last year we I ripped Vernon Wells and his contract pretty mercilessly. In fact, most baseball experts ripped Wells and his contract for both being horrible. That single contract (seven years, $126 million signed in 2007) is probably the reason J.P. Ricciardi is manning a desk on Baseball Tonight and ...

News Of The Day!

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Imagine, if you will, this post being presented with '40s newsreel music and '40s newsreel guy doing the reading. Only using modern phrases, because I'm too lazy to look up some hep '40s slang.Now presenting.... The News of the Day!"Anger in Buffalo"Just yesterday we told you about Buffalo's latest meltdown ...

What, Exactly, Are The White Sox Doing?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Chicago White Sox general manger Kenny Williams is almost always lauded in baseball circles for doing whatever it takes to win now. He's known as a "go-getter" who is always looking to make his team better right now. If all of that is true, just what in the hell is ...

Lucy Pinder Picture and Today’s Links

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Lucy Pinder is a big fan of Southampton's football team. In honor of "Soccer Day" here on Rumors and Rants, she's bringing you the links. And the above photo is just about the tamest one we could find of Lucy. Good lass. That's a fantastic sign. Stay classy, Ronaldo - The ...

The Blue Jays Would Be Crazy To Keep Alex Rios

Monday, August 10th, 2009

While we have to wait until tomorrow afternoon to find out which major league team placed a waiver claim on Toronto outfielder Alex Rios one thing is abundantly clear - the Blue Jays would be crazy to pull him back and keep him on the roster. A few years ago the ...