- Geek & Sci-Fi
In an exclusive interview with Fox Sports, Cleveland Indians' pitcher Paul Byrd admits to taking doctor-prescribed human growth hormone as recently as 2005 for a tumor on his pituitary gland that caused him to have sleeplessness.
The Red Sox staved off elimination in Game 5 of the ALCS last night, winning 7-1 over the Indians despite a lackluster effort from Josh Beckett, who gave up an early lead by allowing a first-inning run, then headed for the showers after the 8th inning, apparently content that victory was in hand.
So I was all set to preview Game 5 of the ALCS against the backdrop of Cleveland's attempt to mind-fuck Josh Beckett by having his ex-girlfriend sing the National Anthem (seriously, who uses the National Anthem as a psychological weapon.
Paul Byrd and the Indians took Game 4 of the ALCS from the Red Sox by a score of 7-3 last night, putting the BoSox in the unenviable position of a 3-1 hole with a seven-run inning thanks to some unlucky breaks and iffy defense.
Because there simply aren't enough rebuses on sports blogs, With Leather brings you the above image in honor of the NLCS's Game 3 hero.
The Colorado Rockies won their 19th game out of 20 last night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 2 of the NLCS 3-2.
The American League Championship Series begins tonight in Boston, and for the third time in five years, the Red Sox will face off against the Yankees for the right to play in the World Series.
Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today not to mourn the loss of the Yankees' postseason, but to celebrate it.
What better way to start off the week than by reporting on the Red Sox and Yankees, two small-market baseball clubs ignored during the regular season until they put together their playoff runs.
Nike has designed and unveiled the N7, a shoe designed specifically for Native Americans because (a) their feet are too wide and high to fit in normal shoes, (b) they're fat, and (c) it will look great in next year's promotional video for diversity.
Congratulations to the Cleveland Indians for clinching the AL Central today, they must have ignored the warning from this erudite Tigers fan:If you feel like purchasing a fishing hat now, you're either a Michigander or descended from a small, stagnant gene pool.
Indians starter Paul Byrd is out to prove that any jackass can get a book published (seventh item): Byrd is writing what he calls a "spiritual journal'' that he is going to have published in book form and hopes to have on the market by spring training.
I'm not as qualified to write about the White Sox as this site's esteemed assistant editor, but I know that things are not good on the South Side of Chicago.
Ah, nothing quite rings in the first days of summer like making up games that got snowed out in April.
Nothing from last night's baseball games is really inspiring to write about (more A-Rod controversy.
Something I had yet to realize until today was that the Browns' drafting of Brady Quinn puts Grady Sizemore's title of "Undisputed Sports Hunk of Cleveland" in question.
The Indians led 6-2 going into the bottom of the ninth inning against the Yankees.