Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally

On late Sunday night in D.C., a rivalry was born. Nationals G.M. Mike Rizzo, all fun-loving with the “Natitude” slogan and the “Take Back the Park” campaign, just went Gizmo on the Phillies. Last night, Cole Hamels fed the Nats G.M. after midnight and he turned ugly in an interview with the Washington Post. (WARNING: … Continue reading Nats GM Rips Hamels For Hitting Harper Intentionally

LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

MLB had to do something about Tony LaRussa’s comments during a Game 2 in-dugout interview. The comment: “I would add — which could get me in trouble, but I’m going to add anyway — is that we are pitching to two different strike zones.” You’re right, Tony. You did get in trouble. LaRussa was fined … Continue reading LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

Postgame quotes about the brawl

As soon as the final out was recorded around 1:30 AM ET, I hit the “publish” button, closed my computer and went to bed. But my phone kept buzzing with texts from Matt Gelb and Todd Zolecki’s Twitter with interesting quotes from last night so I know I had to look them up this morning … Continue reading Postgame quotes about the brawl