Kluber and Kuhl dominate; Rockies walk off

Kluber and Kuhl dominate; Rockies walk off

New York Yankees (57-50) 1 Cleveland Indians (58-48) 5 CLEVELAND– Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and Yan Gomes each plated a run for the Indians as the team snapped their three-game losing skid. On the hill, Corey Kluber was dominant, tossing a complete game three-hitter while setting down eleven on strikes. Making his much anticipated debut […]

Around the Diamond Episode 22: Playoff Tiebreaker

Around the Diamond Episode 22: Playoff Tiebreaker

In the second segment, Holcomb talks about the remaining playoff teams including the NL Wild Card game on Tuesday between the Reds and Pirates and the red hot St. Louis Cardinals, who have home field advantage in the National League. To conclude the show, the show highlights the conclusion of other teams’ seasons from Sunday, including a manager already fired, two managers agreeing to new contracts and a no-hitter from Sunday’s action…

Consecrating Sports Figures: It’s Best to Wait

Much like Brutus’ case in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, statues can serve as a means to express loyalty while a person is still serving. It’s always unsettling when a deserving athlete has to be posthumously inducted into a Hall of Fame (see Ron Santo and Dennis Johnson). And, just as in Brutus’ case, how awkward would it be to erect a god-like statue when that loyalty is not reciprocated.