Dusty Baker

  • Film

    September 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Ten Surprises in the Upcoming Tony La Russa Memoir

    In case you haven't heard, good news, everyone! Tony La Russa has written a memoir, called "One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season" that will be released on the 25th of September. It's already getting some serious awards buzz, most nota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Ryan Madson Injured: The Reds Lose Their Closer for the Season

    ​Ryan Madson, the biggest offseason free agent acquisition for the Cincinnati Reds, has a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), and will miss the entirety of the 2012 season as he recovers from having Tommy John surgery. Madson has spent the last nine seasons -- the whole of his career, in fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Cardinals Acquire Rafael Furcal, a Real Live Shortstop​Oh, if only I could somehow believe this would bring to an end the bitter sight of Ryan Theriot playing in a Cardinal uniform. Sadly, I'm sure this just means he'll be moving over to second base, where he can look marginally better but not actually be any better because the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Reviewing the Cardinals' Draft -- Rounds 6-10

    ​When we last saw our red-clad heroes, they were trapped deep in the bowels of the 2011 draft, having just attempted to extricate themselves with the help of a polished sinker-y righthander from Oregon State named Gaviglia. He was the first pitcher taken by the Redbirds, after a truly bizarre run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Mike Leake, the Cincinnati Shirt Bandit

    Okay, just pretend for a second you don't know this mugshot is of a man with a couple million in the bank. Is anyone at all surprised he was arrested for shoplifting? ​Mike Leake, professional baseball player, Reds' pitching phenom, and one of the only players to completely bypass the minor league ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Game Notes: Cardinals 6, Redlegs 3 -- 7th April 2010

    ​Well, I think it's pretty clear by now the 2010 Cardinals aren't going to lose a game this year. I can honestly say, after viewing them for two entire games all the way through, this may be the single greatest athletic entity in the history of the world. Move over, '27 Yankees, the Cardinals are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Game Notes: Cardinals 13, Redlegs 0, 1/10/09 -- Carpenter Does it Himself

    The Cardinals have had many, many great hitting pitchers in their long and illustrious history. Bob Gibson hit 24 home runs in his career and posted a .751 OPS in 1970. Mark Mulder was a designated hitter during his college career at Michigan State, as was Dan Haren at Pepperdine. Jason Marquis is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    The Five Best and Worst Things About the Chicago Cubs

    There are five really good reasons why the Cubs are going to win the NL Central in '09, and there are five pretty good reasons why they won't. There are 100 reasons why this guy shouldn't be wearing that jersey.The Cardinals are in full free-fall mode, having just been swept by the Milwaukee Brewers ... More >>