Archive | April, 2008

An expensive mistake

Being an A’s fan, I’ve made more than a few comments about the San Francisco Giants’ decision to give Barry Zito a seven year/$126m contract prior to the 2007 season. Not many were particularly kind to our Bay area rivals; in fact when I write ‘not many’ I actually mean ‘none’. Zito may have won […]

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Eleven early games this week

Once again, we get to enjoy live games in the British evening on three of the five working days this week.   There are eleven early games in total, with Wednesday and Thursday giving you plenty of options on what to watch/listen to.  All times listed in BST. Monday One early game to start the week. […]

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New writer and a new design!

As you will have noticed, there have been a few exciting developments here at BaseballGB this weekend. Firstly, I’m delighted to welcome Joe Gray to the site.  As well as being an excellent writer, Joe really adds a unique perspective on the British game thanks to his role as Southern Commissioner for the Great Britain […]

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MLB dugouts: no water allowed

Want an example of sponsorship lunacy? Gatorade are the “official sports drink” of MLB; therefore no MLB player is allowed to drink anything but this product in a dugout.  Now, no doubt Gatorade pay MLB a lot of money to be their official sports drink, so you can understand why there are safe guards to stop […]

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Krivsky Out, Jocketty in

Witnessing an organization getting rid of a manager within the first few of weeks of a new season is almost an annual event nowadays.  What you don’t see quite so often is a team parting company with their General Manager after just twenty-one games.  Well, that’s just what the Cincinnati Reds have done. Wayne Krivsky has been replaced today by […]

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The week ahead

We draw a blank on Wednesday and Friday, but there are ten early games to choose from over the rest of the working week Here’s a guide to the match-ups you can enjoy live in the British evening (all times in BST). Monday Two early games, more afternoon than evening. The Rangers face Clay Buchholz […]

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