MLB will expand the playoffs starting this season and the reaction has generally seemed positive. Here are a few more links to cap off the leap day, starting with reaction to the upcoming postseason format… Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says the changes are good for the game, because they will add excitement with minimal [...]
Archive for February, 2012
Click here to view the embedded video. Join Beckett Baseball‘s Chris Olds as he rips into a single pack of a 1980s classic in this Ripping Retail retro video. What did he buy? What will he find inside? Watch and find out …
Major League Baseball is closing in on an expansion to the playoff system that will add two extra teams to the post-season. The new teams will be added in the form of a play-in game: a one game, winner-takes-all contest between two wild card teams, with the winner advancing to the Divisional Series. The idea [...]
BRADENTON — Right-hander Charlie Morton continues to take positive steps forward after undergoing offseason left hip surgery to repair a labrum tear in mid-October. On Wednesday at Pirate City, Morton threw his first live batting practice to hitters and Manager Clint Hurdle said afterwards that it was successful. Morton threw “two innings”, 35 pitches to live hitters. Although [...]
We’ve checked in on the NL East and the NL Central this evening. Let’s complete the tour of the National League with this set of links… GM Kevin Towers says he’s on the lookout for catching depth, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic (on Twitter). The Diamondbacks and Miguel Montero tabled extension talks [...]
Ok, I’m a liar, I said I wasn’t going toz post this until tomorrow, but I’ve got a busy day tomorrow and I want to go ahead and get this posted. Plus, the faster it fills, the faster the boxes get here! Sign Ups for the March Group Break are now open. The four boxes [...]
If you have opened as many boxes of product from Press Passas I have, you will arrive to one conclusion.
University of Georgia, early ’90s, autograph session after a Real Live Brady Bunch performance. Me: Hi.Davy: Hello.Me: I thought you were really cool in Head.Davy: Thanks, that was a fun movie to make.Yokel behind me in line: HEY LOOK THIS GUY JUST MET DAVY JONESMe: thanksDavy: Thanks for coming to the show! Thanks Davy.
By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor This year’s edition of the hobby’s annual throwback to yesteryear, Topps Heritage, isn’t set to arrive in hobby shops until March 14, but we got our hands on an early retail box and cracked it without the cameras rolling. We’ll hold off on any in-depth analysis of what [...]