Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

Bartolo Colon, homer, dh
Bartolo Colon hits first career home run!! #TEAMBARTOLO BABY!!! WOOOO!!!   Your browser does not support iframes. My life is seriously complete! I could die (after I finish writing this of course!) and be completely happy! My main man in baseball (and most of you know this from reading my blog or following me on Twitter or Facebook), actually probably on the entire planet, is Bartolo Colon!  I’ll admit I wasn’t a fan until the lovable, always happy pitcher became a member of the Oakland Athletics in 2012. In 2013, and I still hold this to be true, I was […]

Bartolo Colon takes James Shields deep for first career home ...

baseball moment 2
My favorite baseball moment (written to *hopefully be published as part of an upcoming book, details soon if it is included) The most amazing baseball moment in my life began with a loss. It wasn’t at all your everyday regular season, we can get ‘em tomorrow, kind of loss. The Oakland Athletics were up two games in the 2012 American League Division Series going into Detroit and a couple of days later found themselves back in Oakland for Game 5. Detroit Tigers’ had their star pitcher, the reigning AL MVP AND Cy Young Award winner, Justin Verlander, on the mound. […]

My favorite baseball moment

Rich Hill, doubleheader, starting pitching
Who else is excited for a doubleheader??  When I heard that the A’s game in Baltimore was postponed yesterday I was seriously bummed … I mean really? After an off-day too? Not fair. I was ready for some baseball, right?! Who wouldn’t be? Well to my surprise, this morning I woke up to see that MLB.com’s Jane Lee had reported that the game, the one I expected to be rescheduled for a date later in the season, would in fact be played today. The day-night doubleheader was immediately scheduled for Saturday as it is the only trip Oakland will make […]

A’s, O’s to play doubleheader, Valencia back in lineup