May 31, 2020

Matt Harvey to Miss 2014 Season; Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

New York Mets fans won’t have much to cheer about in 2014. Their ace starter Matt Harvey will undergo Tommy John surgery later this month to repair a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow.  Given that the recovery time is generally between 12 to 15 months, he is all but certain […]

Mo Rivera to Retire After 2013 Season

As widely expected, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera announced that he will retire following the 2013 season. Rivera is the all-time saves leader with 608 plus 42 saves in the post-season. In all, he has five World Series rings and a 12 time AL All-Star. The 43-year old Panamanian right-hander missed most of 2012 […]

The Liveliest Campaign Season Since 1968

Those who slight the Republican primary candidates and sneer at their campaigns are either innocently misinforming their audience or strategically disinforming them.  In fact, this is the all-around spunkiest campaign season I have witnessed since 1968 and the smartest since about 1864. I have been tracking campaigns closely since 1960.  Then, as a pre-teen paperboy […]