Baseball season has begun

Who cares about those games played over in Japan. Right now the Miami Marlins are hosting the world champion St. Louis Cardinals on opening night. It’s an evening to showcase the new look Marlins, their fancy new stadium, and team of high priced talent. Good luck to them! We all know that everyone is just…

Will the Red Sox not sign Roy Oswalt?

Here at Fitz and Vig you saw a video recently where we were positive the Boston Red Sox would sign Roy Oswalt. With the upgrades the Yankees made in their rotation, Boston truly has to do something. They aren’t going to win much with an aging Josh Beckett, off the wall John Lackey, and is…

Albert Pujols: Yankees Were Approached By Agent

With Albert “Cardinal Sin” Pujols jumping ship to the AL West, Brian Cashman felt safe discussing the Yankees role (if any) in the Pujols sweepstakes.  Turns out, the New York Good Guys did receive a call from Pujols’ agent, Dan Lozano, in order to gauge any Bomber-like interest in the free agent slugger, prior to…

Miami Marlins: 9 Year Offer to Albert Pujols

After reeling in Jose Reyes, the Miami Marlins have reportedly dropped a line in the water on Albert Pujols, to the tune of a 9 year $225 Million offer.  Will The Big Fish land Big Al?  Time will tell, but if the reports are true, then that’s a very significant first offer for The Machine.

Revisit: ESPN Experts’ 2011 MLB Predictions

Fitz and Vig always find it interesting (and sometimes amusing) to revisit sports predictions by the “experts”, after the events have occurred.  One of the things that we love about sports is the unpredictable nature of the athletic competition.  The proverbial “that’s why they play the game” is a cliche that proves appropriate time and again.  In this…

Tony La Russa Retires

The St Louis Cardinals skipper is going out on top, as Tony La Russa has announced his retirement a few short days after wrestling the title away from the Texas Rangers.  AP article here.  Okay, Cashman, swoop in and grab Chris Carpenter!