Whither MKE Cnty: Bud Selig Is A Magnificent Hypocrite

After getting just about everything he damn well wanted from the county for Miller Park, former Milwaukee Brewers owner and current baseball commissioner Bud Selig is raising money to stab the county board in the back:

“…as the Greater Milwaukee Committee mounts a lobbying campaign to pass the measure. An arm of the group called [...]

Brewers trade for ace starting pitcher

Huge news from Miller Park, where it appears our hometown Brewers have acquired 2009 Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from the Kansas City Royals. In return for Greinke and shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt, the Brewers sent shortstop Alcides Escobar, centerfielder Lorenzo Cain and pitching prospects Jeremy Jeffress and Jake Odorizzi to the Royals to acquire [...]

Bobby V. the Brewers manager-to-be?

Tom Haudricourt of the Journal Sentinel is reporting Bobby Valentine, former manager of the Texas Rangers, Chiba Lotte Marines (twice), and New York Mets, is the leading candidate for the Brewers’ managerial job and is expected to receive an offer. According to the report, Chicago White Sox bench coach Joey Cora is the Brewers’ second [...]

Steinbrenner dead at 80

While I do root for the hometown Milwaukee Brewers, I’ve long been a fan of the New York Yankees. While many hate what the Yankees and their owner George Steinbrenner represented, I’ve long been a fan of the Yankees because of their history. From Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig to Joe DiMaggio to Mickey Mantle [...]

Milton Bradley got what he deserved

I’m no Cubs fan, but I think Milton Bradley deserved every game of the season-ending suspension he was given by the Cubs for badmouthing the team in public. scratched from Saturday’s lineup with a sore left knee, Bradley was quoted as saying, “you understand why they haven’t won in 100 years here.”

Chicago signed the [...]

In Brief: Fielder wins HR derby, “Jane Roe” arrested

Just a few random notes that caught my eye this evening:

Congratulations to Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder, the 2009 Major League Baseball All Star game Home Run Derby champion. Fielder hit a total of 23 home runs during the three rounds, and his home runs traveled an average of 439 feet, including on shot [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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