Another Tuesday is upon us and that means another edition of Rich’s Rants. This week I’ll cover the Expansion Era HOF Veteran’s Committee vote, UCONN and the BCS, and the New York Yankees’ options now that Cliff Lee is going back to Philly. I know, I know, a couple of these topics are a week [...]
Just two years ago, Tropicana Field was rocking as the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first American League title in team history. However, the Rays’ reign in the American League may be coming to an abrupt end. With the losses of Carl Crawford, Carlos Pena, as well as the possible losses of Rafael Soriano and Jason [...]
Ever been dragged out fishing, a sport that you have never really had much interest in? The person who decided it would be a great idea took you to a lake as stagnant as the fishing action. The fish aren’t biting, it’s muggy, and you are left just to sit there and stare across the [...]
Thursday, December 2nd is a sad day for not only Cubs fans but for all baseball fans. Ron Santo, the great third baseman and announcer for the Chicago Cubs passed away at the age of 70 from complications from bladder cancer. According to his family, he slipped into a coma Wednesday and died Thursday night. [...]
1. AL MVP Announced: The American League Most Valuable Player has been announced today. The final award being announced from the 2010 MLB season was today, coming from the American League with the MVP, something everyone looks for and talks about throughout the season.
The great Mariano Rivera is a free agent. He is asking for a two year contract worth 18 million dollars a year. The Yankees are balking at this for several reasons; mainly Mo’s age and the money (in regards to how much other closers get).
Well, it’s Tuesday and that means another edition of Rich’s Rants. This week there are several topics on my mind (and I apologize in advance for them being all MLB related), so let’s get started. The first topic this week is about the MLB’s Awards (I could page after page on this topic, but will [...]
1. Joey Votto wins NL MVP: On the Monday of the week of the Thanksgiving, the Most Valuable Player Award in the National League has been announced. No surprise, to me, who won the 2010 National League Most Valuable Player Award.