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Oh Those Lowly Dodgers ……..

Recently, I asked my brother-in-law if he thought the Dodgers would be able to put together 100 wins this season.   It seemed a given, but they’ve lost 9 of their last 10 games and it reminds me of the … Continue reading

Professional Sports Teams on visiting the White House …..

“Why would any team go to the White House?”   Or more specifically, “Why would any team in any sport go to the White House to see any president, ever?” These are a few of the questions posed by Sportswriter … Continue reading

Blame it on the Catcher!

Baseball nation is going nuts today over the brawl at the Giants and Nats game.  Actually the disagreement was between Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland after Harper was hit by a pitch thrown by Strickland.  To be perfectly honest here, … Continue reading

What Does Canadian Hockey have to do with Baseball?

Not a lot, and I have no idea why this video turned me into a blubbering idiot.  Maybe it’s the fallout of the Giants/Dodgers game tonight, but for whatever reason, hats off to those 18,000 Canadians who sang their hearts … Continue reading

The First Baseman’s Stretch…….

This has been happening a lot lately.  Almost every game in fact.  The announcer bellows what a fantastic throw the shortstop has made to 1st base to throw someone out.  And it’s usually true.  They have.  And it doesn’t have … Continue reading

Question for You Boche!

Why in the world was Michael Morse warming the bench in the 9th inning Thursday night?  Or in the 10th inning?  We’re getting used to it really, because there’s always some silly reason you know?  Like the DL injuries up the kazoo, … Continue reading

CONGRATULATIONS CHICAGO CUBS ~ 2016 WORLD CHAMPIONS!!

The “Supposed” Agony of Defeat

Let’s face it.  How many of us really believed the Giants were going to make it to the 2016 Playoffs?  You’d have to be the eternal optimist to even suspect there might be a chance after the disastrous play the … Continue reading

SF Giants – A New Hero Emerges

How can you explain Madison Bumgarner and his band of buddies marching to the tune of their own drum after such a pitiful showing following the All Star Break?  We knew they were in it because, after all, it is … Continue reading

SAY “NO” TO RYAN BRAUN ….

It’s not that he did the Peds …. it’s that he lied about it so very eloquently. He lied so well he should have been awarded the outstanding Thespian award of the decade. I was totally taken in after that “poor … Continue reading

In Defense of the Hitting Pitcher ~

Getting a ‘Bum’ Rap June 6, 2016 by Hart Rivers ·                                                           … Continue reading

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Memorial Day ~ Remembering our Heroes.