I was bummed Jon didn’t say, “Hey, I already know how to ride a dragon.”
Saddles are canon in the books!
Deadspin has been criticizing these tribute ads for a while: https://deadspin.com/a-more-honest-version-of-gatorades-derek-jeter-ad-1636414327
He was ready for the majors last July. He has already been kept in the minors for months so that the White Sox can save money in the future.
As I noted in the blog above it’s more like half a season.
This is a fair point and the article has been amended in the interests of the ethics.
That’s not an error; if you think about what diffusing and defusing are as actual physical actions you should see why.
A description of Phillips as “chanting” in this story has been changed to one of him “singing,” following this note from Dr. Adrienne Keene.
I think the most amazing thing might have been that Cyborg ate a good half-dozen shots that would have put pretty much anyone away and kept coming; it’s hardly like Nunes just happened to clip her.
I would like to apologize to listeners for forgetting that the White Sox HAVE a fucking Paul Konerko statue, especially since I’ve seen and gaped at it. Perils of live yakking.
I didn’t mean that as a knock on Stieb at all! The opposite: He’d be a perfectly fine Hall of Famer even if very few people think of him as one. That’s the difference between a great player who’d be a perfectly fine Hall of Famer and an all-time great, though—four years of peak performance. It’s a lot.
I think he’s pretty clearly the best post-integration pitcher and pretty heavily credit post-integration players over old-timers, so while I could see a case for someone like Walter Johnson over him, I just tend toward thinking he’s the best ever full stop. There were pitchers with comparable peaks even…
It beats sending A.J. Pierzynski to punch him in the dick and balls.
Chicago is a world unto itself, on par with anywhere you could ever go; Philadelphia is more a wonderful city where there are lots of lovely people and interesting things to do. If you don’t have a specific reason to pick Philly over Chicago, go with Chicago.
Having opinions about a subject of your coverage is not remotely like having a financial relationship with a subject of your coverage.
“Listen we’re disrupting fucking flight. I’m like ... since the black box always survives, let’s make the whole plane out of it.”
“So you park on a driveway ... but drive on a parkway?”
My wife! [thumbs up]
As someone who recently put a story about cooking chicken in a dishwasher on this site, this is the stupidest thing that’s ever been on this site.