Archive | March, 2012

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April’s Pavilion heads to Farringdon

The third instalment of the British Baseball Pavilion (South East) will take place on the evening of Thursday 12 April, beginning at 6:00pm. This time we head to Ye Olde Mitre Tavern in the Farringdon area of London. The National Baseball League will be well underway by then, while the other divisions will be gearing up, and […]

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Magic brings feel-good factor back to LA

Who knew the former star of the NBA could make such an impact on MLB? With the consortium including Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten winning the race to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers with an offer of more than $2bn, it is good to know we are significantly closer to waving goodbye to Frank McCourt […]

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A’s newcomers earn a split in Tokyo

Three of the A’s new recruits hit home runs off the Mariners’ bullpen to send the two teams back to the States with one win apiece from their two-game series in Tokyo. Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Reddick hit back-to-back jacks in the seventh inning before Jonny Gomes added a solo shot in the eighth to […]

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Pitching priceless when healthy

The Cincinnati Reds thought they had greatly reduced their risk by picking up Ryan Madson on a short-term deal this offseason and they were right. What they hadn’t, and couldn’t have, done was to eliminate the risk of him getting injured

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Cheering Chipper for one final year

We can all be forgiven for taking talk of retirement with a pinch of salt, but in Chipper Jones’ case it looks like he’s made his mind up.  2012 will be his final season. It’s unlikely that Jones will change his mind because he has always been a stubborn character, in a good way. Time and […]

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