Over the course of 162 games, three or four games isn’t much, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make gross generalizations based on those early results. Continue reading Way too early MLB reactions and conclusions
Opening Day means that it’s time for us to make some SURE-FIRE, NEVER-WRONG predictions about the 2018 MLB season! Do we know what we’re talking about? PROBABLY NOT! But we have a website that we paid all of $20 for, so that gives us all the authority in the world to make baseball predictions! Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES 2018 MLB predictions
The start of a new baseball season usually means that a fan is filled with hope and optimism. Continue reading I’m having a hard time getting excited about the start of baseball season
What if you had no idea what the hell the people who determine the scores are thinking, and have no control over the points or rounds you are awarded for doing your best, and possibly better than the other competitors?
That’s the problem I have with sports like gymnastics, figure skating, and to an extent, MMA and boxing. Continue reading ACTUAL HOT SPROTS TAKE: Events where judges determine the score/winner are NOT sports
They RUINED the game of baseball and the sanctity of the game by announcing today (Thursday) that ALL Major League Baseball stadiums will be required to have expanded safety netting this season, with the netting expanding to at least the side of the dugout farthest from home plate. Continue reading Who’s fault is it that MLB is expanding safety netting at games? You guessed it, MILLENNIALS
In these contentious times, it’s important for Americans to rally together and take a stand against the evils in this country. Lot’s of people are busy talking the talk, but not many are actually walking the walk.
However, one group that is taking a stand are MLB umpires. Continue reading MLB Umpires…Welcome to the Resistance
Now this does NOT mean it’s the best sport, the most exciting sport, my favorite sport, or anything along those lines of insanely asinine.
But after really thinking about it, baseball…is the perfect sport. Continue reading Unfortunately, Baseball is the Perfect Sport
Adrian Beltre joined the elite 3,000 hits club today when he hit a double to left field in the bottom of the 4th inning. Play was suspended as his teammates and family rushed the field and several celebratory banners were displayed at Globe Life Park. This hit represents a momentous milestone in Adrian Beltre’s career and a joyous occasion for baseball fans everywhere. Or at … Continue reading Adrian Beltre and the MLB Pitching Epidemic
This week we discuss Clay Travis’ betting picks, and how he got upset that a blog with 52 Twitter followers pointed out that he was 0-2-1 since we started tracking him, what to keep an eye on in sports now that the NHL and NBA playoffs are done, and the absurdity of Lorde having a secret Instagram account that took pictures of onion rings. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Pod 15: Tracking Clay Travis’ bets, what to do now that the NBA and NHL are done, Lorde’s secret onion ring account?
Normally, baseball is not a contact sport at all, especially after they banned collision at home plate and take-out slides at 2nd base.
Well, in today’s Yankees-Rays game at Yankee Stadium, there was a hit that rivaled most of the hits you usually see on Sunday in the NFL.