Daily Archives: May 28, 2014


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Rapper 50 Cent threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates game at Citi Field on Tuesday night. It was one of the worst first pitches in baseball history. Seriously. I could probably watch it all day because it makes me feel better about my ceremonial first pitch last April at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland. It’s stressful to say the least. I don’t blame the guy for blowing it. Yet, I do hold him responsible for literally destroying a sacred ceremonial moment, later blaming it on his alter ego like he was two people because […]

50 Cent or just 25? Rapper’s alter ego throws out ...


Well it certainly- wasn’t even close to what I expected. I expected a quick, low scoring dual of two of the best pitchers in the American League – even of the entire MLB. The AL ERA leader (dont know if he still is) and the reigning CY Young Award winner? What else would anyone expect. Even the Coliseum was packed with people expecting a good battle between Sonny Gray and Max Scherzer. Neither one was terrible but neither one looked like the pitcher they are heralded to be. It was a random group of other position players who made the […]

Not a Pitcher’s duel at all! Unlikely heroes on both ...


There will hopefully be an epic pitching duel tonight at Oakland’s O.Co Coliseum. The reigning Cy Young Award winner Tiger’s Max Scherzer will take on the young A’s aceSonny Gray. Gray currently has the lowest ERA in the American League and was named last month’s top pitcher, yet Scherzer has been having a great year at 6-1, maybe not a 21 game winning year but he is certainly in the running for another Cy Young Award. Having seen both pitchers live it is easy to say that the two pitchers couldn’t be more different on the surface. Scherzer, who is almost 3o, is five […]

Why Sonny Gray can beat Max Scherzer in Tuesday’s pitching ...