Leaving on a Jet Plane – Travel Day

Today I travel to the land of the sun.  The state of Arizona to be exact. I can enthusiastically say I’m giddy to leave our frigid winter temperatures here in Coeur d Alene that currently sit at 22 degrees.  I am quite content to trade sub freezing temperatures for...
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Yankees Are Getting A QB

#73 headed your way Monday! @Yankees Spring Training @TheJudge44 @GianCarlo818 pic.twitter.com/UTsF4o6bKH — Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) February 22, 2018 Russell Wilson will arrive in Tampa on Monday to play some baseball with the Yankees.  He’ll be donning legendary pinstripes instead of the usual Seahawk neon green at Spring Training.   He’s...
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Baseball Zen – Yoga with Yoenis and Zito

I paid to attend a yoga class on Sunday for the first time in a long time. I have never been good at Yoga because I have a tough time quieting my mind and focusing on my breathing. It was a bitterly cold Sunday so I showed up because...
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NASCAR Speed? Changes to Pace of Play

MLB announced its new pace of play rules for the upcoming 2018 season. A pitch clock did not make the list for this season but limited mound visits along with shortening the length of time between innings and pitching changes did.  I applaud MLB for making some very soft...
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Hail to the Chief – Presidential First Pitches

Today is President’s Day with many of you enjoying a day off to honor President George Washington’s birthday which falls on February 22nd. In honor of this holiday I thought I’d look back at our history of Presidential first pitches. They began on April 14th, 1910 with our 27th...
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Spring Training Sightings- the Freak and Big Sexy

All kinds of storylines are happening now that baseball is back.  Big Sexy aka Bartolo Colon is in a Rangers uniform and Tim Lincecum aka the Freak pitched a session for scouts outside of Seattle yesterday.  Who doesn’t love a good comeback story. Bartolo is technically a non-roster invitee...
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My Top 3 UNEMPLOYED Free Agents

It is February 15th and pitchers and catchers have already reported to Spring Training camps in Arizona and Florida.  A number of free agents have yet to be signed.  It has to be getting a little worrisome if you are on the free agent list of the unemployed right...
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Who’s Red Hot? My Top 5

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day I wanted to have a little fun with the blog today. It could go two different ways. I could post photos of the so-called hottest looking players in the game or I could pick who I thought was going to have a red-hot...
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It Gets Real Today, Baseball is Back

I am incredibly excited to say it’s here, it’s back!  Baseball of course is what I’m referring to. Even though the groundhog saw his shadow pitchers and catchers are reporting to camp.  As the Boston Red Sox said on their Twitter account, “it gets real today.” It gets real...
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Minor League Fun Cup

How many of you have ever attended a Minor League baseball game? With a whopping 247 teams chances are you have been to one. This baseball season be sure to pencil one in on your calendar and invite your friends and family.  Minor League games are easier on the...
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