TENSION WITHIN SPACE

About twice a season my fiancé, Liz agrees to join me at the ballpark. The agreement doesn’t come easily and without its caveats; usually, the proposition isn’t settled before the promise of hot dogs, beer and Dippin’ Dots is established. Every summer we replay our first baseball compromise, The Great Safeco Compromise of 2014 when these […]

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MARCO’S BIG DAY OUT

  “Marco, wake up, man—you gotta pitch today… Yeah, the Dodgers, against Kershaw and Kyle’s brother. No pressure, man. Just don’t blow it!”   So, Andrew Moore-or-less killed it Friday, going two shut-out innings with three strikeouts. It was a bell ringing, a chance for the young pitcher to edge his way closer into that […]

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YOU CAN SMELL PEORIA FROM SEATTLE AND IT SMELLS LIKE HOT DOG WATER AND COWHIDE

Like gently boiled hotdogs the boys of summer are slowly being brought up to temperature before smothered in a uniform and splattered with all their personalized accouchements. However, like anything in life, many of the younger players called to spring training will have to earn their mustard before they can wear the professional bun in […]

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