Author Archive

On Irrational Love, Unconditional Love, and Baseball

May 16, 2013

I confess that I still carry a torch for Albert Belle. From Day One, I was a fan. I’m not …Read the Rest

Scott Kazmir Is Trendy

May 9, 2013

Twitter is very helpful. Not only does it list major trending topics (like #YouWillNotBeTakenSeriouslyIf and #CantBeInARelationship, because it’s, you know, …Read the Rest

April wasn’t exactly enchanted

May 1, 2013

Maybe our off-season hopes were raised too high by the hiring of Terry Francona as Tribe manager and the signing …Read the Rest

Academic Reasons to Love Baseball

April 26, 2013

Yesterday’s off day gave me a chance to sit back and reflect upon the finer aspects of the game. Baseball …Read the Rest

“Okay” isn’t quite what we need

April 24, 2013

Zach McAllister had an okay outing on Wednesday’s match-up against the White Sox. He went 5.2 innings, gave up 3 …Read the Rest

Ace in the Cold

April 12, 2013

Justin Masterson pitched a complete game shut-out against the White Sox on Friday night. He has now pitched 18 shutout …Read the Rest

People come and go so quickly here…

April 12, 2013

Looking at the comings and goings on the Tribe roster this week can kind of make you feel like Alice …Read the Rest

The Allure of an Empty Ballpark

The Allure of an Empty Ballpark
April 8, 2013

I had the opportunity to attend an event at Progressive Field last year on a non-game day. As I was …Read the Rest

Opening Day: Moving that rubber tree plant

April 2, 2013

Opening Day is a time of high hopes and big dreams. Everybody starts from the same place and it only …Read the Rest

2013 season preview (in verse)

April 1, 2013

April is National Poetry Month, which I think was established so former English majors may continue to delude themselves that …Read the Rest