Jose Altuve

MLB on Sling: Let’s Hand Out Some Hardware

Heading into the second to last week of the season, they still need to determine who will take the second Wild Card spot in each league, with the Minnesota Twins somehow holding a 1½-game lead over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL, and the Colorado Rockies 2 up on the Milwaukee Brewers for the…

Chicago Cubs

MLB on Sling: Don’t Sleep on the Cubbies

A 14-3 drubbing at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates back in July sent the World Champion Chicago Cubs headed into the All-Star break trailing the Milwaukee Brewers by an unbelievable 5 ½ games. No one outside of Wisconsin thought the Brew Crew were actually gonna hold on, but folks on the North Side of…

MLB HOF

MLB on Sling: The Immortals Among Us

Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell recently became the latest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame, joining a celebrated collection of drunks, drug-users, gamblers, racists, and otherwise decent men who excelled at our country’s national pastime. History has shown that at any one time, more than 30 such men are playing each season,…

Beltre

MLB on Sling: Adrian Beltre Is the Newest Mr. 3000 (And He’s Been Better Than Jeter)

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre on Sunday ripped a shot down the third baseline for a double against the Orioles’  that made him the 31st member of Major League Baseball’s 3,000-hit Club, the latest achievement in a criminally overlooked career. Congrats, congrats… GOTCHA! pic.twitter.com/vS5t2H3O5G — Ranting Oriole Bird (@RantingOriole) July 30, 2017 At 38,…

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