Curiosity Delivers.

MLB - page 3

MLB

Alex Rodriguez’s exit and flawed idealism

Of all superstar retirements, Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez’s exit was one of the strangest and most understated; the career of the imperfect baseball icon came to an end in the middle of a mediocre New York Yankee season. Rodriguez, the most intriguing and unique—if not the most talented—Yankee, never received the uncontested reverence of other Yankee… Keep Reading

MLB

Baseball’s last bad boy: Saying goodbye to Alex Rodriguez

This past week—as Alex Rodriguez sat fighting to hold back tears—I couldn’t stop singing “Ding-Dong the Witch is Dead!” In the most unorthodox manner, Rodriguez announced that he will be retiring from baseball. He never actually used the word ‘retirement,’ rather it was more of a press conference to announce the Yankees were releasing him and paying… Keep Reading

David Ortiz
MLB

Big Papi prepares to walk off for good

Big Papi. The nickname captures the ‘substantial’ meaning of not only the boisterous charisma of David Ortiz, but also his illustrious history of hitting in the clutch. Last week, Ortiz announced that this would be his final season in the MLB. After 19 years in the league—13 spent in Boston—he will retire as one of… Keep Reading

Jose Bautista
MLB

Looking back at a wild ALDS for the Toronto Blue Jays

On Wednesday night the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the ALDS, becoming just the third team in MLB history to come back from two games down in the first round of the playoffs. The tumultuous conclusion to the series, capped by Jose Bautista’s spine-tingling three run home run, is… Keep Reading

MLB

MLB Superlatives

1. Most likely to inject the blood of Zeus into his ACL at the Fall Solstice… Marcus Stroman 2. Most likely to actually be Zeus… LaTroy Hawkins   3. Most likely to bring a roast boar into the batter’s box… Evan Gattis 4. Most likely to be a baseball… Bartolo Colon 5. Most likely to get… Keep Reading

MLB

10 Things: Defunct sports franchises

1) Montreal Expos The Montreal Expos, named after the Expo ’67 World's Fair, began play in 1969 as the first Major League Baseball franchise outside the United States. After posting 10 straight losing seasons, the Expos enjoyed moderate success in the early ’80s and the early ’90s, capped by their league-leading record in the strike-shortened… Keep Reading

Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout fight
MLB

Point Counterpoint: AL MVP Debate

The AL MVP debate has the Tribune Sports baseball experts charged up. Adrian Knowler thinks Josh Donaldson has the award locked down, but Sason Ross is not ready to count defending MVP Mike Trout out of the conversation. Click each perspective to read more Josh Donaldson Adrian Knowler At this time last year, the American… Keep Reading

Curiosity Delivers.
Go to Top