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Cincinnati Reds Blow Huge Lead Against SF Giants, Win in the 12th

In Wednesday’s series finale with the San Francisco Giants, the Reds looked like they were going to beat them as if they stole something. Joey Votto, Jonny Gomes, and Ryan Hanigan all homered to stake Homer Bailey to a 4-0 lead ... (Continue reading)

An Open Letter To Randy Johnson From Caesar Cliffius

Dear Randy, The first thing I would like to do is to congratulate you on a glorious 22-year career. If there was ever a player who is certain to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, you, sir, are the one. There should ... (Continue reading)

Mark DeRosa Passes Physical, Signs with San Francisco Giants

by Caesar Cliffius   Mark DeRosa, the man who has played at least 20 games at positions 3-9 (if you're scoring) while a major leaguer, has signed a two-year deal with the San Francisco Giants for a reported $12M. The very good and ... (Continue reading)

Tim Lincecum Wins National League’s Cy Young Award By Default

ESPN has just announced that Tim Lincecum has become the first MLB repeat winner of the Cy Young Award since Randy Johnson won four in succession from 1999-2002. Lincecum, in my opinion, won the award by default this season. I don't ... (Continue reading)

The True Account Of Fred Merkle’s “Boner”

  Note:  This was found in the diary of a Mr. O. C. Schwartz at an estate sale     So much has been said about what is commonly called "The Merkle Boner" that, being an eyewitness to the account, I should set the ... (Continue reading)

Is This The End For Jim Thome?

Is this the end of the line for Jim Thome? Is there nothing left for the big guy to do? Jim Thome is my favorite active player in MLB. I have always found him to be a very solid clutch power ... (Continue reading)