I was scrolling through Facebook right after lunch yesterday when I saw a news story that I was sure was fake. “Mike Shildt, fired? Yeah right, whatever, what weird rumor is some fringe group promoting?” Then I saw it was from Rob Rains at St. Louis Sports Page . Rob’s a credentialed journalist and has been around a long ... [Read more] … [Read more...] about Thou Shildt Not Manage
PHILOSOPHICAL DIFFERENCES LED TO MUTUAL DECISION FOR CHANGE ST. LOUIS, MO. – October 14, 2021–The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have agreed to part ways with Manager Mike Shildt. “While these decisions are difficult, both parties agreed that philosophical differences related to the direction of the organization brought us to this conclusion,” stated ... … [Read more...] about Cardinals and Manager Mike Shildt Part Ways
Yesterday, Minor League Baseball announced a partnership with Marvel Entertainment. Over the next three years, 96 of the 120 teams will play at least one Marvel-themed game with special jerseys and the like. You know, the sort of thing that minor league baseball does. (BTW, if you are interested in going to one, Memphis and ... [Read more] … [Read more...] about Make Mine (Team) Marvel!
Let’s get this out of the way up front. The Dodgers are a very good team. While their win total might be slightly padded given they played Arizona and Colorado a lot (they went 16-3 against the Diamondbacks and 13-6 against the Rockies), there’s a reason they won over 100 games and are considered the ... [Read more] … [Read more...] about Can’t Dodge The Winter
As many of you know, every spring I do a series called Playing Pepper where I talk with bloggers of other teams. It’s sort of a season preview from the point of view of those that know the team best. After the wild card matchup was set, Scott Andes, a long-time participant in Playing Pepper and author ... [Read more] … [Read more...] about Talking To The Other Side