Today Hank Aaron passed on at age 86. While he was a Brave for almost his entire career, with his last two seasons as a Brewer, he was one of those athletes that everyone felt belonged to them. Growing up sitting in the left field bleachers, there were actually a few rules to heckling – […]
After six years in a Cub uniform, arguably the most successful six year run in franchise history, Jon Lester signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. It’s going to be hard to see Big Jon in another uniform, despite his wearing two other ones before coming here, because he left it all on the […]
As the Sox were finalizing their crop of International Free Agents (which Fork wrote up for both sides of town here), they also took care of a couple of their own and avoiding arbitration with two of their starters in ace Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez. In doing so, the Sox avoided arbitration with all […]
Today, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, was International Signing Day, an event that usually takes place in June. Both local teams were very active, and each team snagged one of the jewels of the current crop of players. The White Sox made the signing of outfielder Yoelqui Céspedes official. At age 23, he’s older (and […]
When the White Sox playoff run came to an abrupt end in the Oakland Coliseum in early October, it was A’s closer Liam Hendriks on the bump, sealing the Sox fate and sending Oakland on to the next round. Now, Hendriks will suit up in Silver and Black for the White Sox, joining an already […]
Three jagoffs discuss poops, both within our own bowels and within the Cubs ownership.
The Yu Darvish trade is done, as Oleg covered here. And while the Cubs’ return includes Zach Davies, who was actually pretty decent in 2020, and completes the Cubs’ Three Milhouses achievement, the true effect of the trade won’t be felt for years. Here’s a really good write-up and evaluation of the minor leaguers the […]
Three of the four ass-wholes discuss why billionaires are cunts.
Well, this is where we are. The Cubs just dumped the best pitcher in the National League to the San Diego Padres for a poor man’s Kyle Hendricks and 4 prospects, the oldest of whom is 20 years old. All the prospects are ranked between 11 and 16 in The Padres’ system on MLB.com’s MLBPipeline. […]