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I'm from Kansas City and grew up on video games, MTV, sitcoms and what used to be decent sports in town. I kinda like baseball, but I'm a Royals fan which means I also kinda hate it.
When not reading/writing/editing around SB Nation, I'm probably reading about space, design, videogames, technology/gadgets, and politics/policy/wonkery.
The Yankees might have bigger problems than what to do with A-Rod if they think this excuse is going to bring down Cano's asking price.
A friend took this hilarious picture of David Glass giving George Brett a real thumbs up.
It's a chart showing Frenchy's career OPS vs. the League Average.
The first rule of entertaining an audience is to know your audience, which is something people that broadcast Marlins games onto actual televisions need a little help with, even though there's only...
Dodgers ace Zack Greinke has fractured his leftcollar bone following a brawl with Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin.
The great critic is gone, but his words live on. Baseball films made up a small part of the vast list of films he covered, and there wasn't a "Citizen Kane" in the batch, but Ebert still spilled some of his fine prose on their behalf.
This is Mike Trout swinging a bat at a beer can in April issue of GQ and wearing a fine ensemble if I say so myself.
Here's what the view from my window looks like about 20 minutes ago. Meanwhile, the Royals are down in Surprise, AZ and we're due for another 6-10" of snow. This sucks.
I was rummaging around the garage when I found a box of 2013 baseball cards! Yeah, I don't know either, but my wife was threatening to throw them away -- until I showed her that these were the best players alive.
I'm no expert in design*, but this particular Sports Illustrated cover might be the best ever! One only need observe the obscene drop shadow on the Washington Monument and the frozen reflecting pool for all the symbolism required to understand the up
This is the only possible reaction to my favorite and least understandable internet hairball of the morning from one Mr. Joe Sheehan.
There's a lot of great baseball quotes, among them being gems from Yogi Berra, Babe Ruth, the omni-present and zombie-like Old Hoss Radbourn, among many, many others. BUT NONE COULD EVER MATCH THE WIT AND CHARM OF THIS BRILLIANCE...
I've taken a screenshot from my favorite from my favorite forum, NeoGAF. For you old folks, this perfect reply is called PURE EM-EFFIN ETHER.
I've been sitting on these for a while, mostly because I'm embarrassed. But I've made something special for you that can only be enjoyed if you truly appreciate fine artwork, baseball cards, and the grittiest baseball players alive.