It Is Still Baseball Season

By Joe Hines
PSDC Staff & Chicago Guru

Hi everyone, my name is Joe and I’m a Cub fan. (everyone) Hi Joe.

Photo Credit: USA Today

Photo Credit: USA Today

By now you are all familiar with the history. 107 years without a World Series championship. The black cat. The billy goat. (Which is an awesome Chicago tavern if you are ever in town)

Bartman. Poor kid. It wasn’t his fault. Get over it Cubs fans. The error on the double play ball by Alex Gonzalez opened the floodgates on that chilly October night. And Mark Prior’s weak mental makeup. [Read more…]

MLB Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

By Andrew Voght
PSDC Writer

1. Boston Red Sox

Added: Yoenis Cespedes, Allen Craig, Joe Kelly, Eduardo Rodriguez, Kelly Johnson, Edwin Escobar, Heath Hembree and a player to be named later (from Chicago Cubs)

Lost: Jake Peavy, Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes, John Lackey, Stephen Drew, Andrew Miller, Felix Dubront and competitive balance pick (to Oakland)

Outlook: The Red Sox gave up very little considering that Jon Lester has come out and said he will resign with Boston this offseason. The addition of Cespedes to the outfield with Allen Craig allows not only a strong and upgraded outfield but the ability to release Shane Victorino at the end of the season.

The Red Sox dropped a lot of dollars in a season they knew was about to be terrible, but the main point of these trades was an unbelievable addition to the starting rotation and suring up the outfield for the 2015 season and beyond…damn, Red Sox! [Read more…]