https://twitter.com/jomboymedia/status/1467181593433456642?s=21 Courtesy Jomboy Media on Twitter This is absurd. I was aware that umpires have to be certified, go through trainings, classes, etc. But did I think it was going to be this intense? Absolutely not. This Reminds me of any scene out of a military movie where they’re going through basic training and everyone … Continue reading Move Over Robotic Strike Zone, The Next Generation of Umpires Are ALREADY Robots
Who Won Our Thanksgiving Concessions Draft?
Just before Thanksgiving, the squad got together to hold a Thanksgiving concessions draft where the rules were simple. Everyone chooses 2 food items, 1 drink, and 1 dessert, all from a baseball stadium, that they would bring to their Thanksgiving get together. Here is how the draft board shaped up. Comment here or let us … Continue reading Who Won Our Thanksgiving Concessions Draft?
I’m Tired Of A World Without a Baseball-Themed Recreational Hangout Activity
Batting cages are not cool. You don’t ask your friends out as 20-somethings by saying ”Hey guys let’s go eat, drink, and take some swings at the local indoor cages!”. You just don’t. Especially because every friend group isn’t made up of solely baseball players. Unless you do something like this. This is sick and … Continue reading I’m Tired Of A World Without a Baseball-Themed Recreational Hangout Activity
We Held an MLB Mascot Draft With REAL MiLB MASCOT SHELLDON TORTUGA
FOLKS, THIS IS NOT A DRILL. If you’re ever wondering how to know when you’ve “made it”, take a page out of our book and check these experiences off as you reach them: SHELLDON TORTUGA responds to your DMSHELLDON TORTUGA joins your Zoom podcast recoding sessionSHELLDON TORTUGA absolutely kills the draft and performs like he’s … Continue reading We Held an MLB Mascot Draft With REAL MiLB MASCOT SHELLDON TORTUGA
Arozarena Wins “Rookie of *His Second* Year” Award and MLB Should Change How They Identify Players
If I could sum up my thoughts in one sentence, it would be this: Randy Arozarena is not a rookie. I get that statistically speaking, he is categorized as a rookie. He had less than 130 at-bats prior to the 2021 campaign. The guy was an ALCS MVP before he won this award, and I … Continue reading Arozarena Wins “Rookie of *His Second* Year” Award and MLB Should Change How They Identify Players
I Started This Blog Ready to Celebrate a Mountcastle ROY Award. But Then…
I started this blog this afternoon, and began with this. Title: Mountcastle Builds ALROY Stock By Being a Great Human… The AL Rookie of the Year Award isn’t announced for another week, but just give the damn thing to Ryan Mountcastle. All the Arozarena, Garcia (x2) talk is nonsense. They’re great and all, but Mountcastle … Continue reading I Started This Blog Ready to Celebrate a Mountcastle ROY Award. But Then…
Spring Training, You Are On The Clock.
There’s an age old debate as to what the worst day of the year is, and there’s such a great pool of answers you could come up with: The first day back to school after winter break, the last day of summer, tax day, the first really cold day of winter. All valuable candidates. But … Continue reading Spring Training, You Are On The Clock.
In Honor of Halloweekend, Here’s 6 Hitters That Haunt Us When They Step In The Box!
We could be writing a blog about the World Series right now, but instead, we chose to do this. These are 6 dudes that you don’t want to face if you’re on the mound. 60 feet, 6 inches is just way too close for comfort. The fear of them taking you deep, calling their shot, … Continue reading In Honor of Halloweekend, Here’s 6 Hitters That Haunt Us When They Step In The Box!
Three Quick World Series Predictions, Plus Our Picks to Win It All
Hey everyone! Before Game 1 tonight, the Three Spot squad wanted to offer up our quick World Series predictions! We'll make this quick! Manny I hate to be that guy because my heart truly does not want to see the Astros win but I think it’s going to be Astros in 5. They have the … Continue reading Three Quick World Series Predictions, Plus Our Picks to Win It All
With 300 Wins Becoming a Thing of the Past, Which Stat Will Take Over As THE Career Pitching Stat?
Once upon a time, 300 Wins as a pitcher was THE pitching stat, alongside 3,000 K's, that etched your name automatically into the Hall of Fame. And by once upon a time, I mean as recently as 2009, where we saw our last 300 game winner (Randy Johnson). And he was only the 4th person … Continue reading With 300 Wins Becoming a Thing of the Past, Which Stat Will Take Over As THE Career Pitching Stat?