Old School – 9 Things we’ll remember about April 2012

We’ve completed a whole month of Major League Baseball and April certainly had its memorable moments. Here are nine things we will remember from the first month of the big league season.

1. Manager’s mouths

Both Bobby Valentine and Ozzie Guillien found themselves in trouble by not taming their tongues…

2. Pujols’ slump

Albert Pujols signed a $250 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels, and he did not hit a home run in the entire month of April…

3. Bryce Harper’s debut

This month could be remembered for watching the debut of a once-in-a-generation-type player…

4. The old guys still have it

Chipper Jones, Jamie Moyer and Todd Helton…

5. Brian Wilson out for season

6. Matt Kemp’s hot start

7. David Wright is back

8. D.C. Area in first place

On April 30, both Baltimore and Washington were in first place in their divisions…

9. Perfection

Baseball had its first perfect game of the season this month… Continue reading

Old School – 162 reasons to be excited for Major League Baseball

162 reasons to be excited for Major League Baseball this year…

(1) For Opening Day, where everyone is 0-0 and even the Cubs can dream of a championship season.

(2) For presidential first pitches.

(3-4) For baseball in Japan, where two regular season games were played last week between Seattle and Oakland.

(5) Because Bobby Valentine is back in baseball… Continue reading

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