Former Hagerstown mayor promoted to General Manager of the Suns

Former Hagerstown Mayor Bob Bruchey has been promoted by the Hagerstown Suns, a class A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, from Director of Sales, Marketing and Community Affairs to General Manager. Bruchey was hired by the Suns at the end of January by then General Manager Bill Farley. I wonder if Frarley knew he was …

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Jeter the Cheater learns karma can be a female canine

The New York Yankees lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 last night in the 12th inning of Game 1 of the ALCS. Even worse than losing the game was learning that the Yankees will play the rest of the postseason without their beloved captain, shortstop Derek Jeter. While fielding a routine ground ball in the …

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Hagerstown Suns produce creepy looking Bryce Harper garden gnome

The Hagerstown Suns, a single-A team for the Washington Nationals, will be giving away special Bryce Harper garden gnomes to the first 1,000 fans in attendance at the August 4 game. The statue is quite remarkable in that it looks absolutely nothing like Bryce Harper. Also, it’s more than a little creepy. Seriously, who in …

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Bryce Harper is now an All-Star, but still a jerkface

Washington Nationals star rookie Bryce Harper is officially an All-Star. Even though he wasn’t elected by the fans, twice, he was named to the team by manager Tony La Russa to replace Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. Stanton’s right knee requires arthroscopic surgery. The move leaves the Marlins without a representative to the All-Star Game. I imagine the …

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Davey Johnson is a snitch

Joel Peralta is a relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays. In 2010, he pitched for the Washington Nationals. Tuesday night in an interleague game between the Nationals and the Rays, Nationals manager Davey Johnson asked umpires to inspect the glove of Peralta for banned foreign substances. According to umpire Tim Tschida, a “significant amount” …

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Bryce Harper: ‘That’s a clown question, bro’

Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper was answering questions from reporters last night in the locker room after beating the Toronto Blue Jays. A Canadian reporter asked him if he was going to celebrate by by having a beer. Harper is only 19 years old and in the United States, a person cannot legally drink until they …

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