Monthly Archives: April 2015

MLB: Opening Day Observations

With Sunday night’s season opener between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, and the other 28 MLB teams participating in a full slate of game’s Monday, the 2015 major league baseball season is officially underway. Here are some observations about Opening Day 2015: You want the long ball? We got the long ball:┬áThere were […]

Perfection’s Pitfall Plays Part in Wildcats Woes, Wisconsin Wins

Perfection is a dirty word: It stigmatizes its owners; it collapses the wills of the not-strong-enough; it adds burdens where there need not be any. An unanswerable question to ponder is exactly how much did the pursuit of perfection stint this Kentucky Wildcats team, whose potentially historic namesake was only 2 games away from everlasting. […]

Twins Ervin Santana Receives 80-Game PED Suspension

The MLB announced Friday that Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been suspended for 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Santana, who signed a 4-year, $55 million free agent contract with the Twins in December, tested positive for the PED stanozolol, and his suspension is effective immediately. The 32 year-old […]