Former Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is now a member of the Washington Nationals. He signed a two-year contract with the choice of opting out after one season. That may work out in Wieters’ favor if there is a demand for 31-year-old low average, switch-hitting catchers next season. Matt Wieters will make $10.5 million this … Continue Reading “Washington Nationals sign Matt Wieters to a two-year deal”
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig received a prop from the TV show The Walking Dead. It’s a replica of Lucille, the baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire used by Negan to kill Glenn. I stopped reading The Walking Dead comic with issue #100. It was the issue that Negan killed Glenn with the barbed wire … Continue Reading “Yasiel Puig is ready to bash Glenn’s head in”
A few months ago, I signed up to be an Uber driver. The way Uber works is that as an Uber driver, you are an independent contractor. You don’t work for Uber. You are your own boss. You work as much or as little as you wish. Everything is handled through your smartphone. When you … Continue Reading “What it’s like to drive for Uber”
The All-Star Game deciding home-field advantage in the World Series has got to be the most stupid rule in baseball. Considering that baseball is a game full of stupid rules, that’s saying something.
If you were wondering who is the richest person in Venezuela, Los Angeles Dodgers play-by-play man Vin Scully dropped a knowledge bomb square on the subject at last night’s Dodgers game. When Milwaukee Brewers infielder Hernan Perez came up to bat, Vin Scully unloaded on the evils of socialism. Venezuela is a socialist country. Vin … Continue Reading “Vin Scully has no time for Socialism”
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended by Major League Baseball for testing positive for amphetamines. Davis released the following statement: I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Orioles organization and especially the fans. I made a mistake by taking Adderall. I had permission to use it in the past, but do not have … Continue Reading “Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis suspended 25 games for taking amphetamines”