Posts Tagged ‘world-series’
Remember that painting of Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant that teammate Matt Szczur did for charity? Well, the piece of art that immortalized the Chicago Cubs ending their 108-year World Series drought sold Wednesday…fetching $35,000 for charity To put everything into perspective…that’s $35,000 more than you have ever thought about spending on a painting, much less one done by a backup outfielder.
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Matt Szczur’s Painting Fetches $35K
Over the weekend, I was talking with one of my friends, Chad, about the start of the upcoming 2017 season. And, he said to me that outside of his favorite team (the Cubs), up until a few years ago, he didn’t follow the other teams and leagues as much unless he had something vested in the game—maybe a $1 bet or so. When he got into fantasy baseball, it made more games a lot more interesting for him
It’s not all joy and partying after winning a World Series, apparently. For former MLBer Aubrey Huff, it was actually quite the opposite. Since retiring, Huff has been open about his Adderall use back in his playing days.
Kristaps Porzingis has said what most of the sporting world knew from the beginning—the New York Knicks were never going to compete for a title this year. The odd trio of Porzingis, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose had “bust” written all over it before the season began.
Normally a quarterback drafted in the second round who is entering his second season is ready to at least take a shot at being the starter. Not Christian Hackenberg. A source told the New York Daily News in January that Hackenberg “will never make it,” and it’s hard not to believe that source with the Jets bringing in all these retread backups for a visit
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Jets must really not like Christian Hackenberg
The Golden State Warriors are creating a bit of a silly season for the NBA. Apparently the Warriors aren’t happy with the Oklahoma City Thunder—the small-market team they ripped Kevin Durant away from—for how the Thunder show respect for Durant.
The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics are AL West rivals, and that passion isn’t only manifested on the field, but on social media as well. With team ace Felix Hernandez primed for a big season, the Mariners posted a tweet joking about how every fifth day (when he pitches) should be a school holiday. It was harmless
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Mariners, Athletics trade jabs on Twitter
Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of MLB.com, the MLBPA, and MiLB.com, today announced Out of the Park Baseball 18 will have a “digital cover” for the first time in its illustrious history. Instead of choosing a single player, however, OOTP 18 will be represented by a “Perfect Team” of the 11 best players at each position – plus a manager – to celebrate the launch of the followup to the Metacritic 2016 PC Game of the Year. “As a deep strategy game, we feel that nothing better represents what Out of the Park Baseball is about than putting the best possible team on our first-ever digital cover,” said lead developer, lifelong baseball fan, and Out of the Park Developments CEO Markus Heinsohn