Houston Astros Sign Lance McCullers; Turn Attention To A Pair of California High School Stars

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As the big league club continues a descent toward the Chicago Cubs at the basement of the National League Central, the Houston Astros keep tossing millions at the future. Lance McCullers, the 41st pick overall in the 2012 Major League […]

Roger Clemens Acquitted On All Charges; Hall of Fame His Next Test

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Roger Clemens earned an acquittal on two counts of perjury, one count of obstructing Congress and three counts of making a false statement. And with a grueling, dragging nine-week trial in the books, the United States government has hopefully realized […]

Bryce Harper’s “Clown” Response to Reporter: More Gems Coming In Other Cities

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Bryce Harper ripped his seventh home run of the season for the Washington Nationals, a titanic blast, en route to a relatively easy 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, then popped off to a Canadian reporter. “That’s a clown […]

2012 College World Series Is Set: South Carolina Dynasty Or Kent State and Stony Brook Cinderellas?

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The College World Series is set with a burgeoning dynasty accompanied by a bevy of national seeds and two Cinderella’s. Omaha, Nebraska in the summer remains a bucket list item for any baseball fan and the matchups in 2012 reflect […]

Major League Baseball Draft: Negotiations, Scott Boras and Carlos Correa

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Amid the celebrations of dreams realized and the uncertainty of a remote home in a town with a ballpark and two stoplights, the focus of the Major League Baseball Draft is no longer the players. It’s their agents. Negotiations through […]

Houston Astros Defy Convention, Select Carlos Correa First Overall

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In a draft devoid of a transcendent talent, or at least that’s the narrative that’s been crafted for months, the Houston Astros selected Puerto Rican shortstop Carlos Correa first overall in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft and hope to […]

Baltimore Orioles Prospect Dylan Bundy Still Dominant; Requires Promotion

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My intrigue for Dylan Bundy‘s professional career had more to do with his collegiate choice (University of Texas) initially but now the Baltimore Orioles uber-prospect has made it near impossible to ignore him. He won’t give up runs. He refuses […]

Second Juror Dismissed From Roger Clemens Perjury Trial For Sleeping

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I’m not sure how jurors continue falling asleep in the Roger Clemens perjury trial but it’s becoming an epidemic. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton booted a second individual from the proceedings for catching a few zzzz’s during Brian McNamee’s testimony. […]

Houston Astros Top Pick In MLB Draft: Byron Buxton or Mark Appel

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While the Houston Astros quietly continue to play above their heads in 2012, the future of their rebuilding process earns a face on June 4th. Major League Baseball‘s Draft occurs two weeks from Monday and the top selection remains a […]

Houston Astros Hanging Around In The National League Central

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Though the Houston Astros‘ five-game winning streak figures to end this afternoon against St. Louis, a 13-15 record is being celebrated at Minute Maid Park. Four games will separate the projected 100-loss Astros and defending champion Cardinals on Monday. Even […]

Jered Weaver, No Hitter History And The Rate At Which They Occur

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Jered Weaver’s no-hitter last night against the Minnesota Twins was the 35th since Major League Baseball returned from a strike-shortened 1994 season. Has the no-no lost its luster? No, hell no and no perceived proliferation of it happening too often […]

Andy Pettitte Testifies In Roger Clemens Perjury Case; Eyes Return

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No one’s ever mistaken the speed of federal justice for a fastball and the Roger Clemens perjury retrial may as well be a Jamie Moyer change up. Or heater. You can’t tell the difference with Moyer anymore. But at least […]