Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker gets funnier with age

Last night as Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker and Reds radio announcer Marty Brennaman chatted live on the air, it became quite apparent that Uecker, formely known as Mr. Baseball to a different generation, had no such thoughts of retirement. Brennaman will call his final Cincinnati Reds game today on the radio ending a 46-year career. Retirement from a Hall of a Fame baseball career indeed. Uecker, 85, is also enshrined in Cooperstown (as a broadcaster despite his illustrious playing career). When asked by Brennaman’s son, Thom, the Red’s TV play-by-play guy, if he would consider going the route of retirement, […]

Manny Machado to the White Sox gains steam

According to ESPN, the White Sox are prepared to offer the farm for Manny Machado, risking 8-years of money to the free-agent superstar shortstop/third baseman. Jeff Pasan reports the Phillies are the favorite to land Bryce Harper leaving the White Sox as the top-dog for Machado who has the offer from the White Sox on the table who are awaiting a decision. At 26, that would put Machado in Sox pinstripes until age 34.  http://gty.im/961157332 The Chicago White Sox have offered Manny Machado an eight-year deal and could be compelled to go even longer, league sources tell ESPN. The Phillies […]

Right now the Cubs are just average, but believe they have an answer

2016 was fun. Young talent. A World Series. The Cubs did lose, but mostly they won. And when they lost it was in momentary stretches. The first three months of the 2017 season has been one big funk for the Cubs. Last year 103 Wins. 159 days in first place. Beating the Giants easily in the National League Division Series, beating the Dodgers pretty easily in the National League Championship Series. Winning the World Series. These days the Cubs are losing more than winning. As of Friday the Cubs are one game under .500 but only 4.5 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers. […]