Tag: MLB

Fun with Numbers – My Top Twenty

The game of baseball revolves around numbers. Lots and lots of numbers.  Baseball players wear numbers on their uniforms their positions on the field are numbered in the scorers book and your section and seat have a number when you go to the ballpark.  All those numbers are just...
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SEPTEMBER Baseball and the Race to the October

It’s already September with just around 20 games left to play in the 2018 MLB regular season. Several teams are now eliminated from the playoffs.  Teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, and the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles currently sit...
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Public Speaking, Albert Pujols and Hall of Fame Weekend

I’m going to mix it up and combine a few topics for today’s blog. Let’s call it the mixing bowl edition, with a little of this and a dash of that. I had the opportunity to speak about my baseball blog this week, got to see the Machine, Albert...
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It’s Showtime by Shohei Ohtani in Anaheim

Shohei Ohtani is setting records less than two weeks into the Major League Baseball season. The 23-year-old who is playing his first season in America is doing the impossible.  After a lackluster spring training performance baseball has now taken notice and has begun comparing him to the greatest player...
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What is Your Favorite Baseball Player Name?

I watched Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton interview with MLB Central this morning.  Buxton has a baseball players name.  I am a big fan of first and last names that start with the same letter.  To me it’s just cool.  It also makes their name easier to remember.  If...
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No Customer Service at MLB.com

It’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball.  Fist pumps all around because baseball is back.  All 30 teams (except for the weather postponements in Cincinnati and Detroit) are playing games today. Major League Baseball hasn’t had all 30 teams play on Opening Day since 1968. Today, March 29th is...
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There’s Gold in the Oil Fields of Houston

The Houston Astros are the defending World Series champions.  They won it all last November in a dramatic seven game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  I’ll admit I cheered for the Los Angeles Dodgers to win it all. I did not cheer once for the Houston Astros but...
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