There have been two dominating themes to the 2010 MLB season: pitching and blown calls. The divisional series playoffs started yesterday and embodied both sentiments immediately.
Whoever said “nice guys finish last” was really very wrong. By having a reputation is “one of the best”, combined with the MLB’s efforts to downplay the faults of their outdated systems, Jim Joyce is off-the-hook for what could be the worst call in the history of baseball.
Major League Baseball players have been chewing tobacco forever. But now, in the superficially politically correct health-conscious, but actually just really drunk society we live in, MLB and union officials want to ban tobacco in baseball.
Mark McGwire admitted to using steroids during his career, which is equivalent to NBC admitting they have no idea how to manage a late night line-up. Just more stuff everybody already knew. Of course, the story couldn’t be out for long before Jose Canseco added his recollection of the times he injected every single player in baseball.
Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz are reported to be on “the list” of the Major League baseball players that tested positive for performance enhancing drugs is 2003.