Jamey Newberg: Let’s Go.

Let’s go. Spring Break was 3,000 miles away from Surprise this year, but our 12-year-old wasn’t all that OK with the idea of a Rangers spring training going on fully without him, and he thought the concept of missing a day of school to get in a long weekend on the south side of those […]

Jamey Newberg: Jonesy.

Eight-year-old me was mesmerized by this 1977 Topps baseball card. The most ordinary name possible. The least interesting baseball card pose ever. Sixteen at-bats as a Texas Ranger that I had zero recollection of. Those sunglasses. And that note on the back of the card, a third of the way down. “In Military Service.” As a naïve second-grade kid, I […]

The 10 World Series homers that started a game

In Game 2, Gregor Blanco joined a select group of batters who homered to start a World Series game, when he went deep on Yordano Ventura. However, the Royals proved victorious despite falling into the very quick 1-0 hole to the Giants. There have been 10 homers to lead off a World Series game Date […]

OPENING DAY: Dillon Gee and the New York Mets

It’s official, the Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg will be facing Dillon Gee and the rest of the New York Mets on Opening Day, March 31 at Citi Field. Gee will be the 23rd OD pitcher for the Mets following Jonathan Niese who last year became the 22nd pitcher to start on Opening Day game […]