Reflections from the Caribbean: Let them eat dope

This past week I was in a state of near-total lethargy. Things like this happen when you’re on a cruise. News was the heinous representation of the real world myself and 3,000 other untanned corpulent people onboard were avoiding like norovirus. The best we could do with keeping up was the big screen on the … Continue reading

Yankees Protesting: Hell No, We Won't Go!

The New York Yankees are protesting their 7-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox on the grounds that no indication was given that pitcher Josh Beckett was injured when he left the game. Since Beckett was presumed injured, reliever Manny Delcarmen had as much time as he needed to warm up. To be fair, at … Continue reading

Red Sox & AL Baseball Review: The Tools of Ignorance Returns

Sorry folks, I’ve been sound asleep in the clubhouse with Junior so far this season. But 33 problems is back… if you’ll have me. The real reason I’ve been MIA is every time I would start to write about my beloved Red Sox I ended up smashing my keyboard or trying to light some part … Continue reading

Braden Defends All the Bases

Until yesterday Dallas Braden was that guy who decided to start beef with A-Rod for walking over Oakland’s pitching mound and was known more for raving like a homeless man than his pitching prowess. But that’s all changed now. Braden took the formerly hot Tampa Bay Rays to town, pitching a perfect game, which the … Continue reading

An Appeal to the Red Sox from a Yankees' Fan

The Red Sox have been pretty terrible so far this year, currently holding a modest 10-11 record, which ties the Blue Jays for third/fourth place. Prior to these last two games against Toronto, they were even farther down the totem. Now, as a Yankees fan (who is currently only subbing in for your good Boston … Continue reading

AL East is Premium Television

At one point in the last decade HBO had the three best shows on television: The Wire, The Sopranos, and Entourage. If it was Sunday night you were watching HBO. And if you didn’t get the premium channel, then you were at a friend’s house who did. Heck, even Peter Klaven needed special permission from … Continue reading