Yankees' starter Masahiro Tanaka trundled off the mound, shoulders slumped in dejection, wondering how the hell he gave up six runs after only getting two outs. It was the worst start of his six-year MLB career. His ERA in Europe stands at a woeful 81.00. Tanaka's only consolation? His Boston counterpart Rick Porcello has a... Continue Reading →
London Series Hype: How MLB Marketed the Game to Europe
When Scott and I decided to take the leap and buy tickets for the London Series, we both had no idea how MLB was going to promote this event. In a country where football (soccer for us American idiots) and cricket are king, there was no telling how the game was going to be received... Continue Reading →
Another Year, Another Ballpark Tour, Another…Country???
Life gets in the way sometimes. That's what Brett and I have to keep reminding ourselves as we think back to that unseasonably warm evening two years ago, at the corner bench in Just Another F***ing Brewery (no, literally, that's the name of the brewery), when Brett turned to me and, offhandedly, said we should... Continue Reading →