Toledo downs Tribe in season opener

Four Toledo hurlers combined to strike out 12 Tribe batters, while the Mud Hens offense took advantage of eight Indianapolis walks and a hit-by-pitch on their way to a 5-1 Opening Night victory in front of a Fifth Third Field record 13,227 fans on Friday night. Toledo starter Adam Wilk …

Baseball is back!

The 2012 MLB regular season is now underway. Here are a few of my thoughts and ramblings with the start of the new season. The Reds give Joey Votto a 10 year $225 million contract extension. And it’s worth it. Reds owner Bob Castellini understands that the small to midmarket …

It’s Opening Day!…again

So today is the opening day of the 2012 Major League Baseball regular season… again! Last week we had Oakland and Seattle “officially” open up the regular season in Japan. Last night, we had the Cardinals and the Marlins open up Miami’s brand-new ballpark as the official opening game of …

Tribe sets opening day roster

Outfield prospect Starling Marte and Indiana-native Jake Fox headline the 2012 Opening Day roster of the Indianapolis Indians. Marte, ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization by Baseball America , won the Eastern League batting title for Double-A Altoona in 2011 and leads a strong class …

UK vs. KU

Final: Kentucky 67, Kansas 59 17.5 seconds left in game: Lambs 2 free throws seal it! 36.7 seconds left in game: UK up by 8. Teague back at line misses front end of 1 and 1. But KU turns ball over. 39.8 seconds left in game: KU now out of …

So long Peyton! Thanks for everything! (And if you come back to play against the Colts, watch out for their defensive ends. I hear they are pretty good.)

So long Peyton and thanks for everything. The battles against the Patriots, the comeback in Tampa Bay, nine seasons with 10 wins or more, eight consecutive playoff appearances, the Peyback Foundation, the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent’s, all the corny and funny television commercials and Saturday Night Live …