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Cold Stove Grill 144

I’m starting to get desperate for news that the contending A’s have acquired somebody. Maybe a fresh thread will make it happen. Talk about whatever.

There’s The Game, and then there’s The Big Game — fire up The Grill 285

An exciting, or maybe not, Rivalry Saturday of mediocre FKing football is almost upon us. For some reason the 135th edition of that excuse for drunken debauchery is being played at Fenway Park rather than Harvard Stadium. I didn’t know a betting line existed for that one, but Vegas Insider currently shows Harvard -4.5 with ...

Hot Election Stove Grill 239

Get er done people — Vince Cotroneo (@vincebaseball) November 6, 2018

Division Series thread 90

Losing hurts, as it always does, but I’m still watching, and maybe you are too.

Games 139-141: Damn Yankees 281

New York comes to town for a showdown of the current AL wild card teams. M: Cahill vs. Sabathia T: Montas, Bassitt, and/or a cast of thousands vs. Happ W: Fiers vs. Severino

Essential Grill Consultants LLC 331

Stormy weather in Washington, but not in Arizona, from whence we get a rare treat today: televised AJ Puk ( has the Brewers’ feed). The Kensington police department may have some issues. Chess news! Tomorrow in Berlin begins the Candidates Tournament to determine which of 8 top challengers will get to take on Magnus Carlsen ...

Lousy Smarch Grill 223

Counting the days until real baseball like…

Spring [sic] Training Continued Grill 219

A few baseball links to help get us through this cold spell: 1. Susan Slusser reports that Jorge Mateo, who was the only one of the three players acquired for Sonny Gray who was not injured at the time, and whose best tool is speed, is limited by a lingering knee problem. 2. Game calling ...

Rosterbation Sensation Grill 242

Here’s my presumptive, scribbled on a napkin, 25 heading into Spring Training: Rotation: Graveman, Manaea, Mengden, Triggs, Bassitt Pen: Treinen, Petit, Pagan, Buchter, Hendricks, Dull, Coulombe Catchers: Maxwell, Phegley Infielders: Olson, Lowrie, Semien, Chapman, Pinder Outfielders: Joyce, Fowler, Piscotty, Powell DH: Davis Miscellaneous: Nunez I’m sure I forgot someone and/or assumed a player has an ...

Down at the Angela Sun-set Grill 285

Many of these remaining free agents dominoes should fall in the next couple weeks, and I’m sure Jed Lowrie is checking his text messages many times a day to see if he’s still an Oakland Athletic. Kendall Graveman is the remaining arb-eligible Athletic who hasn’t settled. I think they can work this one out. kendall ...