31
JUL
2013

A-Rod VS Tolstoy

Alex Rodriguez is addicted to greatness. I’m sure if I tried hard enough, I could rearrange that sentence into something that would make a great guidance counsellor’s office poster. Maybe something with an eagle, wings spread, cresting a mountain peak? But that would only...
10
JUN
2013

Altruisms VS Compounding Interest

Let’s be honest folks, this whole concept that crime doesn’t pay when it comes to using performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, it’s a load of crap. Crime sure does pay. If it didn’t, players would be less inclined to commit it. When there are hundreds of millions of dollars at...
30
JAN
2013

A-Rod: Putting the “Tool” In Five Tool Player

Face it; you’re not mad at Alex Rodriguez. You’re not even shocked. You might be, like some sad eyed father, “a little disappointed”. But in a way, you’re kind of happy this happened to him. Why? Because you like it when A-Rod screws up. We all do. Even Yankee fans like watching...
01
SEP
2012

Dallas Does Steroids

For fans of the second book, Out Of My League, Here is an interesting story. Early on in my career, right after I got drafted, I remember sitting on the bus in ear shot of a drunken Dallas Preston. It was an off day, but we also had to travel on it so the coach let us have the...
13
DEC
2011

PED Immunity &The Game Fans Really Want

Yesterday, during a radio interview, I was asked how, from a player’s perspective, the new drug testing policies set forth in the mid 2000’s have impacted the way players think about using PEDs. For starters, the game is cleaner. It really is. I know that guys popping for PEDs...
11
DEC
2011

Ryan Braun, And Why It Wont Matter In a Year.

I’m sorry Ryan Braun, but no player who has appealed a positive test has ever had their case overturned. Things aren’t looking good for you, your reputation, and, depending on what and how much you took, the size of your testicles. I’m not saying you did it, but just getting...