5 Things the 2019 Division Series Round Taught Us (that we can pretend we always knew)

by Ken Napzok “I love playoff baseball!” is a sentence — correction proclamation — we’ve all heard a lot this past week. Since the Wild Card games on October 1st, the baseball world has been treated to some absolutely thrilling postseason play. Throw all those fancy words best saved for a Roger Kahn baseball book at the wall because all of them will stick. This … Continue reading 5 Things the 2019 Division Series Round Taught Us (that we can pretend we always knew)

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THE BIG HIT | High Stakes, Going Home, and the Magic Recipe of the Postseason

by Ken Napzok What a season the first week of the playoffs was.  Big time pitching, clutch hitting, and the cream looking like it’s rising to the top. The 2019 postseason has already been a buffet of greatness for even the most discerning baseball aficionado. This is what your childhood baseball dreams are made of. But what really makes a great postseason? What is the … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | High Stakes, Going Home, and the Magic Recipe of the Postseason

THE BIG HIT | The Agony of Baseball

by Ken Napzok Oh, the agony of the baseball.  These players work so hard and play for so long and then — boom — a fastball catches the meat of a bat and it all comes crashing down. The cheers turn to jeers and hope fades long before the opposing player rounds third.  That’s baseball. The wonderful agony of baseball. What happened this weekend in … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | The Agony of Baseball

The Big Hit | The Coming Battle of the Titans

by Ken Napzok If you look to the horizon you can see the Major League Baseball post-season rolling into town like a traveling circus ready to dazzle and delight us. The audience favorites are preparing to enter the three-ring circus and add to the history books of this great game. In a season of astounding offense, second-generation future stars, and the general baseball audience learning … Continue reading The Big Hit | The Coming Battle of the Titans

The Big Hit | Of Homers and No-N0’s…

by Ken Napzok September baseball is here. The air is getting crisp and sharp. Playoff runs are picking up or dying on the vine. The last of the 40-man roster call ups are making their dreams come true. And the long journey of a baseball season is about to reward those that have been on the adventure from the start.  It all comes into focus.  … Continue reading The Big Hit | Of Homers and No-N0’s…

Altuve Can’t Be Stopped and its a Beautiful Thing

Five (5) Home runs in Four (4) games, including last night’s grand slam and Jose Altuve is back to doing Jose Altuve things. His Houston Astros’ by the way have recorded their 7th straight win after grand slamming twice to come from behind and beat the Seattle Mariners 10-6. The second knock to unload the bases came courtesy of Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel. The … Continue reading Altuve Can’t Be Stopped and its a Beautiful Thing

Million Dollar Lawsuit Takes Aim at Alien with T-Shirt Cannon

by Matt Topolski Follow on IG @TopolskiOfficial A woman is suing the Houston Astros for more than $1 million, claiming her finger was broken last year when she was hit by a shirt from the T-shirt cannon fired at close range by Orbit, the Astros mascot. Jennifer Harughty of Houston, alleges that her left index finger was shattered on July 8, 2018, when she was … Continue reading Million Dollar Lawsuit Takes Aim at Alien with T-Shirt Cannon