The Bivens family could use your help

I've been trying to figure out how to write about the tragedy that took place in West Virginia yesterday that deeply affected the baseball world. In case you'd missed it, the family of 24-year-old Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens, including his wife Emily, 1-year-old son Cullen and mother-in-law, were murdered yesterday. The suspect, Emily's brother, … Continue reading The Bivens family could use your help


Obituary: Al Jackson (1935-2019)

R.I.P. to Al Jackson an original member of the New York Mets and the best pitcher on a string of awful Mets teams. He died on August 19 at the age of 83. Jackson pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1959, 1961), Mets (1962-65, 1968-69), St. Louis Cardinals (1966-67) and Cincinnati Reds (1969). The Mets … Continue reading Obituary: Al Jackson (1935-2019)