San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt has a 21-pitch at bat

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt made Jaime Barria of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange Country throw 21 pitches in the first inning of Sunday’s game. Belt eventually lined out to right field, but it doesn’t really matter. The at-bat lasted 12 minutes and 45 seconds. When you make a starting pitcher throw that … Continue Reading “San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt has a 21-pitch at bat”

The North Korea nuclear threat

From the Huffington Post: Though analysts said Sunday that they doubt North Korea has truly developed a hydrogen bomb, experts said the country’s nuclear capabilities were evidently improving. Kim Dong-yub, a defense analyst in Seoul, told The New York Times he believed the test on Sunday involved a “boosted” atomic bomb. Nuclear weapons expert David … Continue Reading “The North Korea nuclear threat”

The Baltimore Orioles are now back to .500 baseball

The Baltimore Orioles beat the California Angels of Anaheim of Orange Country near Los Angeles last night 6-2. It means the Orioles are back to an even record, 56 – 56. It’s like the season starts all over again for the Orioles, except of course that Boston Red Sox are seven games ahead of them. … Continue Reading “The Baltimore Orioles are now back to .500 baseball”

The Anime Expo 2017 is why I don’t go to events like this anymore

Anime Expo 2017 was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend. Things didn’t go as smooth as they should have. People were forced to stand in long lines for hours just to get in. The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), the event’s organizer, blamed the problem on safety and security. Welcome to … Continue Reading “The Anime Expo 2017 is why I don’t go to events like this anymore”