The Milwaukee Brewers are off to one of the best starts in franchise history, and have baseball’s best record. How have they done it? Read on to find out.
New York sports talk radio resumed regularly scheduled programming Thursday after second baseman Daniel Murphy returned to the New York Mets lineup.
Murphy’s wife went into labor on Sunday. Taking advantage of a rule placed as part of MLB’s Collective Bargaining Agreement in 2011, Murphy took three days paternity leave for the birth of his child in Florida, missing the Mets first two games of the season.
They tell me not to do this every season. By making baseball win/loss record predictions in March, I open myself up to ridicule by early September.
That’s fine. Feel free to look at all my awful picks from last year, including the Blue Jays winning the American League East and the Red Sox “rebounding” with 83 wins. And there was more, I had the Angels winning the AL West and the St. Louis Cardinals missing the playoffs.
Does Cleveland Indians radio voice Tom Hamilton now feel that justice has been served?
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman suffered facial fractures after being hit by a line drive by Kansas City’s Salvador Perez in a horrific incident during Cactus League play. The four second clip with the sound of ball hitting Chapman’s face is sickening.
Doug McDermott saved his best for his final home game, while Wichita State extended its season record to 34-0 by winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.
Creighton and Wichita St. remain college basketball’s best stories, but again took a back seat thanks to yet installment of the tired Duke/North Carolina rivalry, promoted ad nauseam by ESPN.