Cubs add Theodore Roosevelt Lilly to front office

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

We're not ones to mix our presidential metaphors, but it is beginning to look like a Cubs World Series title is (manifest) destiny. See, the last time the Cubs were the kings of the baseball world, Theodore Roosevelt was in office. And after a century of tinkering (hidden Cub pun!) with ...

Carlos Beltran: X-rays on Cardinals outfielder’s ribs come back negative

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran left Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night after banging into the bullpen fence in right field at Fenway Park. Beltran robbed Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz of a grand slam in the second inning, turning the deep fly ball into a ...

Deja vu for Ryan Theriot

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Say what you will about the merits of Ryan Theriot, but one thing's indisputable: the guy sure knows how to slide across home plate with a championship on the line. Theriot scored the World Series-winning run in the top of the 10th inning Sunday night on a Marco Scutaro single, but ...

Bryan Stow attends Game 2 of World Series

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was nearly beaten to death outside Dodger Stadium on Opening Day of 2011, attended Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night as a guest of the team. A spokeswoman for the Giants said Stow's family requested privacy and the team didn't announce ...

I Hate Sports

Monday, October 31st, 2011

To those of you who have followed my blog posts here at Rumors and Rants for the last four years or however long it has been, thanks. However, I am pretty sure I may be done here, because I hate sports now. Maybe there's still time for me to get into ...

Budweiser Sweater Guy Steals Show In Game 7

Friday, October 28th, 2011

As I type this Game 7 of the World Series between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals is still going on, but we already have our MVP. He's a guy who got field-level tickets (in the coveted even with third base area no less) to the most-hyped baseball game ...

Tony La Russa Is Still Smarter Than All Of Us

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

In case you didn't know, Tony La Russa is the smartest guy in the room every time he is in the room. And as Tony proved once again on Monday night, the only guy who can outsmart Tony La Russa is Tony La Russa. The Master's undisputed genius has the ...

Rumors and Rants Predictions: Who Ya Got in the World Series?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Let it be noted in this space that we here at Rumors and Rants aspire to bring you, well, we don't really aspire to bring you anything other than some random posts a few times a day that may or may not be entertaining. But when there is something upon us ...