2015-16 NBA Patches Begin to Surface

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Paul here. I . . . → Read More: 2015-16 NBA Patches Begin to Surface

A Look at Yesterday’s Cubs/Sox Throwback Game

The Cubs and White Sox held the first of their two late-1950s throwback games yesterday. As I explained last week (and as you can see above), all the Cubs wore No. 14 in honor of Ernie Banks. All of the White Sox players will wear No. 9 for Minnie Minoso when the teams . . . → Read More: A Look at Yesterday’s Cubs/Sox Throwback Game

Sunday Patchwork

Some interesting MLB patches yesterday, beginning in Kansas City, where the Royals celebrated the 30th anniversary of their 1985 championship team by wearing patches on their caps and sleeves for their game against the Cardianls (click first two photos to enlarge):

But there were some exceptions. Pitchers Yordano Ventura and . . . → Read More: Sunday Patchwork

Nothing Up His Sleeve

I was toggling back and forth between the Mets/Cards and Yanks/Nats games the other night. While tuned in to the latter, I noticed Nationals infielder Yunel Escober doing something odd during his plate appearance during the bottom of the seventh. After each pitch, he tugged on his left sleeve and sometimes on his . . . → Read More: Nothing Up His Sleeve