Nicholas Castellanos deserved a suspension and here’s why

There’s a difference between a child’s game and childish, so allow me to prove it. First, I want you to imagine a scenario for me. Take a big pull of that coffee and think about this. It’s mid-summer and the Cardinals lead the Reds 4-3 in the ninth at Busch Stadium. Nicholas Castellanos walks to … More Nicholas Castellanos deserved a suspension and here’s why

Fox Sports Midwest gets new look and new name, but Sinclair Broadcasting continues to leave sports fans in the cold

How we doing? It’s Saturday, the sun is shining-at least here in St. Louis, Missouri-and the grass is getting greener by the day. It’s a great time to be alive, twice over after the year we just had. Baseball is days away instead of a week, and hockey is rounding second base itself towards an … More Fox Sports Midwest gets new look and new name, but Sinclair Broadcasting continues to leave sports fans in the cold

Why Albert Pujols needs to retire before his greatness becomes invisible

I feel like it’s my duty to inform St. Louis Cardinals fans, and baseball lovers in general, that Albert Pujols is arguably the greatest player of all time. Easily the best I’ve ever seen. Offensively and defensively, together with a swing that can rival any right-handed slugger in baseball history, Pujols composed an eleven year … More Why Albert Pujols needs to retire before his greatness becomes invisible

How old is Albert Pujols? With memories that good, I wonder why anyone really cares

Wait a second. Are you trying to tell me the greatest right-handed hitter of all time, a man who never dabbled in enhancements during his career, may have been older when he dominated? Stop the damn press. You have got to be kidding me. This past week, sometime around I don’t care and half past … More How old is Albert Pujols? With memories that good, I wonder why anyone really cares

Rams-Patriots Super Bowl rematch? No thanks and here’s why

My head could have sunk into the ping-pong table. I was glued to the screen and each pixel-aided movement occurring on it. The setting: Hatch Hall in Columbia, Missouri. The year: Feb. 3, 2002. My 20th birthday. The game: The St. Louis Rams and New England Patriots. The Super Bowl. There I was, watching and … More Rams-Patriots Super Bowl rematch? No thanks and here’s why

Jose Fernandez: Baseball lost a true stud 

Miami Marlins righthanded phenom Jose Fernandez threw his last pitch on Tuesday, September 20th against the Washington Nationals. He completed eight innings and struck out 12 batters from one of Major League Baseball’s best lineups. The kind of game baseball appreciators would have seen for years from the talented kid who was always smiling.  On … More Jose Fernandez: Baseball lost a true stud