// Ken Griffey Jr.

Ken Griffey Jr. Stayed Too Long

This is not how it was supposed to happen. Not like this. He was supposed to leave the game with the same grace and ease he used to run down fly balls and hit mammoth home runs with. He was supposed to say “I’m done” and we were supposed to beg him to stay for […]

Ken Griffey Jr.: The Kid Stays In The Picture

Ken Griffey Jr. has taken his backwards hat, 1000-megawatt smile and effortless left-handed stroke to that sweet by and by. The oldest Kid in the game has retired from baseball after 22 mostly magical seasons and innumerable moments on the baseball diamond where he simply made the game more fun to watch. From running up […]

Ken Griffey Jr. Retires After 22 Seasons

One of the greatest players in major league history, Ken Griffey Jr., retired on Wednesday, ending a Hall of Fame 22-year career with the team he started it with, the Seattle Mariners. He also played with the Reds and White Sox. Griffey retires with the fifth highest home run total (630) in baseball history, behind […]

TGIF: Time for a Second Chance

As the baseball season winds down, several of us are on the lookout for a spark to our offense or our pitching staff. Odds are the trade deadlines in your leagues are coming to a close and the free agent pool is shallower than the shallow end of a swimming pool (wow, that one really sucked). […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Live Blog

I will be live-blogging the trade deadline all-day. Check back or sit with me as we watch and wait for the 4 p.m. MLB trade deadline. Manny Ramirez was reportedly dealt! 4:23 – Sports Illustrated and NESN: Manny was reportedly traded to the Dodgers, which probably means that Jason Bay is coming to the Red […]

View from the Monster 6-16

The Red Sox really seem to be getting into a groove as we get into the midseason summer schedule with another great week, going 4-2.  They have extended the lead to 2.5 games over the Rays, with rumors beginning to swirl that Tampa Bay may be interested in adding Ken Griffey, Jr.  If in fact the Rays […]