With Ryne Sandberg signing on as the new AAA skipper in the Phillies organization the Cubs managerial roller coaster finally came to a stop. Here’s a quick time-line for all of those at home: June 20, 2010 – Lou Piniella … Continue reading
A concussed Justin Morneau didn’t cheer hard enough from the dugout and the Stew’s darkhorse pick for the Series was ousted from the playoffs. As is the custom of recent times, the Yankees were the team doing the ousting. Once … Continue reading
The New York Yankees have taken control of the ALDS, winning both games in Minnesota for a 2-0 lead. Mariano Rivera has nailed down both wins and Curtis Granderson is hitting .500 for the series. However, both of them immediately … Continue reading
What sort of baseball blog that no one reads would we be if there weren’t any playoff predictions? Neither the Cardinals or the Cubs are in the playoffs this year so these are about as unbiased as they can be. … Continue reading
If one were ever to question the genius of former St. Louis and current Cincinnati GM Walt Jocketty, I present you the offseason between 1999 and 2000. During that fateful spring Waltzin’ Walt traded staff ace Kent Bottenfield to the … Continue reading
Ten bucks says that the guy in the silly red suit is a lefty. How else would Diaz have hit him so hard?
“I don’t know, a couple of bombs would have been nice. But no, it went great. Let’s not get head over heels.” —Rookie RF Domonic Brown, when asked if his big-league debut could have gone better. He went 2-for-3 with … Continue reading
A Stew sentimental favorite, Aaron Rowand catapulted my frat-tastically named 2004 Kaptain Krunk squad to an improbable 2nd place finish. Joining him on that squad were roster stalwarts such as Jeremy Affeldt, Cesar Izturis and 73-year-old Ray Durham. And although … Continue reading