Brad Brach watches Pablo Sandoval celebrate a game winning home run.

The Inevitable Game

As I write this it is the Sunday morning following another Chicago Cubs loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. On back to back days, the bullpen managed to deliver gut-punch style losses. As has become all too common this year the starters did their job, the offense managed to get a lead, and then the bullpen […]

Tsuyoshi Wada on the hill for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

The Long Road Back

Baseball is full of players who amass interesting careers. Some accomplish a lot, some accomplish very little, and even others are simply ballplayers who never accomplish a single thing worth noting. Then there are the players who were once great but now are merely good. They are a rare breed, far more common are the […]

Bryant Flete at-bat for the Southern Illinois Miners.

Frontier League Cubbies

For those who don’t know the Frontier League is an unaffiliated league operating out of the midwest. Teams in the FL come from Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Indiana. Of the ten teams in the league five are based in Illinois cities, which is, you know, a lot. It’s also a league with plenty […]