The Texas Rangers should just change their logo to the Crying Jordan Meme. Because they continue to be the biggest crybabies in all of professional sports, as demonstrated by their actions leading to a bench-clearing brawl on Sunday afternoon in Arlington.
Well, shit. Another trip to Tampa Bay, and another disastrous series of events for the Blue Jays. After two solid victories to open the season, Toronto has to be disappointed to leave Tropicana Field with a split of the four-game series, and the health of the American League MVP is up-in-the-air.
Yeah. Tonight, the Blue Jays had a lead, and ultimately, a game, taken away from them because of a new rule that was introduced prior to the season, and a typical lack of an ability for the umpires to interpret that rule based on the specific scenario.
Marky Mercury, everybody; a rookie starter who has been absolutely out of this world since entering the rotation. Seriously! Nine of his 11 starts have been quality ones, and he’s had six or more strikeouts in seven of those. He’s also allowed one earned run or less in seven starts.
John Gibbons must be happy he didn’t give Edwin Encarnacion a day off.
(Thanks Fred Thornhill!) Turns out this Jose Abreu fellow is for real. R.A. Dickey found this out the hard way tonight. After four innings of a quick and efficient pitching duel between Dickey and… really? John Danks? The game would become a home run derby of sorts with seven homers split between the two squads. […]
To borrow a line from legendary Blue Jays broadcaster Jerry Howarth: “Oh, what a night for the Blue Jays.” The Blue Jays blew a 6-0 lead, and ended with a 7-6 walkoff victory over the Yankees.