We are more than two weeks into the season. It flies by. Here are some links you’ll be interested in:
*Edwin Jackson had a rough one yesterday for the Nats.
*Tom Leo’s Chiefs story from Thursday.
*For a big day in the PCL, go all the way to Reno.
*The cities with the most unrealistic home prices, from WSJ.
*Yu Darvish feels like he’s getting better for the best team in baseball record-wise.
*Chuck Klosterman from Grantland gives NFL teams a reason not to draft anyone.
Baseball rule of the day:
10.14c: If a batter awarded a base on balls is called out for refusing to advance to first base,
the official scorer shall not credit the base on balls and shall charge a time at bat.
We’ll be here tonight for a 7:00 start as the Chiefs play the Bisons. The game is online at thescore1260.com.
Here are some links for you on this fine Thursday morning:
*The Nationals seem to be hoarding all the close wins.
*While Double-A Harrisburg has quite a lefty.
*A Nats-prospect slideshow.
*Tim Hudson dazzled for Gwinnett last night.
*The NYT on Dick Clark.
*Donovan McNabb, self-proclaimed Hall of Famer.
And, a new feature, your baseball rule of the day:
Rule 3.11 Between games of a doubleheader, or whenever a game is suspended because of the
unfitness of the playing field, the umpire-in-chief shall have control of ground-keepers and
assistants for the purpose of making the playing field fit for play.
PENALTY: For violation, the umpire-in-chief may forfeit the game to the visiting
The Chefs have a noon start today with the PawSox. Hope you can join us on The Score 1260 and http://www.thescore1260.com.
Good morning, everyone. The Chiefs and PawSox played a dandy last night that left the Chiefs 1-4 in one-run games. In order to cheer you up, here’s a load of links:
*Tremendous work by Adam Kilgore on the hardest-throwing rotation in recent memory.
*Tom Leo’s game story from Alliance Bank Stadium last night.
*The Texas League almost saw a perfect game.
*The IronPigs finally lost.
*Jamie Moyer and Ferris Bueller from the Denver Post.
*From Providence, why Bobby Valentine should get some slack.
The Chiefs and PawSox will be on the diamond at 6 tonight with New York native John Lannan on the mound. Join us on The Score 1260 and http://www.thescore1260.com.
The Chiefs fell in the series opener with Pawtucket last night in a close one 4-3. Here are some links just for you:
*From Tom Leo, Garrett Mock’s triumphant return to Syracuse.
*Audio highlights from last night’s game.
*The Nats did the Lombo Rock last night.
*Triple-A notes from yesterday’s IL and PCL games.
*Why football might be at a crossroads, from Bill Livingston in Cleveland.
*Food here seems to be saltier than in every other country.
Chiefs and PawSox tonight at 6. We’ll be on as part of On The Block at 5:45 on The Socre 1260 and thescore1260.com.
Follow us on Twitter @ChiefsRadio, why don’tcha?
The Chiefs snapped their four-game losing streak yesterday afternoon with a 7-2 win over Scranton Wilkes/Barre. Mark Teahen went 4-for-5 for his first multi-hit game of the season.
Here are some links that will make you smile, think or both:
*The game story from syracusechiefs.com, replete with a picture of Tyler Moore.
*The Nationals’ comeback, then loss yesterday from Adam Kilgore.
*Andy Pettitte is too good for the Advanced-A Florida State League.
*Lyin’ to the Giants, just like Brian Wilson did.
*On the day Vin Scully returned to the booth, the Dodgers turned a triple play.
The PawSox are in town tonight to take on the Chiefs. We’ll be on the air at 5:45 as part of On The Block with a 6:00 first pitch scheduled.
Follow us on Twitter @ChiefsRadio or follow me and Kevin individually @jasonbenetti & @kevinnbrown.
If you tuned in yesterday, you found out that the Chiefs are playing a road series against the Yankees at Alliance Bank Stadium. It was quite strange to see the Chiefs in their road jerseys in their own ballpark. Sorta like when Robin Williams played that creepy guy in One Hour Photo.
Today is Jackie Robinson Day….his Hall of Fame plaque will be here today at the park.
*The game story from syracuse.com’s Tom Leo, who celebrated his birthday yesterday.
*Jackie Robinson: The NY Daily News.
*Jackie Robinson: SI.
*Jackie Robinson: Bob Costas.
*Jackie Robinson: Detroit Free Press.
*Some Dodgers went to Jackie Robinson’s high school yesterday. Neat story from Fox Sports West.
*The goings-on at the Chiefs game today.
Join us, won’t you? The Chiefs and Yankees at 2. Our pregame coverage starts with a chat with Chiefs manager Tony Beasley on the clubhouse show at 1:45 on The Score 1260 and thescore1260.com.
Join us at the park for Jackie Robinson
Hope your weekend has started right…..here are some thing you’ll appreciate:
*Washington is officially inhabited by Hot Nats…..
*…..thanks in large part to a stellar infield.
*The Morning Call’s story on yesterday’s Chiefs loss.
*An update on the Yankees’ stadium situation.
*As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of one ship sinking, here’s Gordon Lightfoot.
Enjoy the game today. We’ll be on at 3:45.
Do you wish people a “happy” Friday the 13th? Or is that bad luck? Here are some links you’re bound to enjoy:
*A D.C. blog piece on Gio Gonzalez that will likely make you…..smile.
*Why wouldn’t they beam in D.C……the Nats are 5-2.
*Julio Teheran, the young Braves’ righty, stuck it to Durham last night.
*The sounds of a mariachi band emanate from the 6-1 Dodgers.
*Moneyball meets MMA.
*The New York Times reviews the Three Stooges.
*CNN says it’s healthy to be a sports fan.
So, be a fan tonight. The Chiefs take on the IronPigs at 7:05 with lefty John Lannan throwing against Lehigh Valley’s Tom Cochran.
Last night was quite the entertaining game, even though the Chiefs fell on the wrong side of it. Lehigh Valley won 7-6, but each team had offensive surges in the series opener.
*The radio highlights from last night’s game.
*Jeff Schuler of the Morning Call’s vantage point on the ‘pigs and Chiefs.
*Stephen Strasburg doesn’t care about pitch count. The Mets wish he did.
*From the USA Today, why Olympian basketballers aren’t paid.
*KFC sells a lot of chicken around the globe.
*Pete Thamel on Nerlens Noel’s choice.
Join us tonight as the Chiefs take on the IronPigs at 7:05. We’ll be on the air from Allentown at 6:50.
Time to his the road for the Valley of the Pigs…..7:05 start time tonight after yesterday’s game was suspended. Here are some links you’ll enjoy:
*Tom Leo’s story on the temporarily-paused game.
*Ross Detwiler amazed the Mets last night.
*A possible future Chief had a whale of a night in A-ball.
*All the Bobby Petrino stuff you could ever want to read, from NW Arkansas.
*Being a lumberjack may be less than OK, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Chiefs take on the IronPigs at 7:05. Our airtime is 6:50. Hope you can join us at The Score 1260 or online at http://www.thescore1260.com.
Talk to you then.