Tag Archive: Baseball

Aug 30

David Ortiz hits 494th career HR, passes Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff

MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets

The Red Sox lost to the Mets, 5-4, on Sunday, but the ballclub still provided a historic home run, as David Ortiz parked one. That was the 494th career home run for Ortiz, who was playing first base at Citi Field. He’s now within six of the fabled 500-HR club. The homer also moved Ortiz …

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Aug 27

Jeff Pearlman: We are the bad guys

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That’s me. With a Rainbow Records T-shirt and a bowl of Cheerios. I’m a bad guy. Wait. Maybe I’m not a bad guy today. I have a wife, two kids, a cool job, a beautiful life. But what if something sets me off? My neighbor kills my dog. A teacher makes my son feel like …

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Aug 19

The Sports Bank.net: Original Buffy the Vampire Slayer to open Cubs ’90s night

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Everything ’90s nostalgia is extremely hot right now. Hollywood has always lacked originality; and the entertainment industry has always regarded the American public to have a very short attention span. These two ideas have been ramped up a notch with the current “let’s reboot everything from the ’90s” craze. Of course, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” …

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Aug 11

Member Spotlight — y0ur creepy uncle

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Thanks for your time in doing the Spotlight! It was fun getting to know you better. 1. What is your favorite sport, and why? Soccer. It is a strategic game, AND I like being faster than everyone else on the team. http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=158048

Aug 03

Giving Christmas 2015

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I know it is August and that means the last thing you are likely thinking about right now is Christmas, but every year hundreds of charities start work for the holiday season at this time. This year SJ has the pleasure of sponsoring one of those awesome charities! We’d like to help these guys reach …

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Jul 28

Rockies trade Tulowitzki to Toronto

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The Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays have swapped star shortstops. The teams confirmed the blockbuster trade Tuesday that sends Jose Reyes and right-handed pitchers Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco to the Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki and right-handed reliever LaTroy Hawkins. Both shortstops have remarkably similar career statistics but also a history of …

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Jul 28

Nationals, Phillies agree to Jonathan Papelbon trade

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Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post was first to report that a deal was close, and now Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has it confirmed: Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is headed to the Nationals. ESPN’s Jim Bowden first relayed that the return for the Phillies would be a pitching prospect who is currently with the …

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Jul 14

MLB’s Franchise Four

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Some of the best to ever play the game joined the festivities for the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. I think it was a nice touch to add interest to a game a lot of folks have stopped watching with any real kind of interest. I …

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Jul 06

SJ All Star Game Contest

      Answer the following questions along with the tie breaker. Person that is closest will win a $20 gift certificate to the mlb.com gift shop 1. Who wins? National League or American? 2. Who is the MVP? 3. Who wins the Home Run Derby? 4. Who gets the first hit? Tie breaker: Total …

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Jul 01

VenomStrikes.com: Dbacks Rubby Tries To Turn His Fortunes vs Dodgers

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The Dbacks took their first game of the series against the Dodgers last night. It was the first time in 8 contests that they defeated Los Angeles. Tonight they go for the series victory, their second of the season against the Dodgers. In order for that to happen, De La Rosa will need to avenge …

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