Off the Record (OTR)

MLB

  • RusneyCastillo

    Red Sox admit mistake on Castillo

    In 2014, the Boston Red Sox signed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract....

  • Chicago White Sox's Jimmy Rollins (7) crosses home plate to score after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle duriong the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Jimmy Rollins is finished

    Guess who picked the wrong night to start Chicago White Sox shortstop Jimmy Rollins in his Fanduel...

  • Mar 12, 2016; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Vince Velasquez (28) throws a warm up pitch during the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

    Fantastic, Velasquez is hurt

    I was reading someone’s dumb blog post back in May after the Philadelphia Phillies got off to...

  • JulioUrias

    Here comes Urias

    The rich just get richer. As it is, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a wealth of talent...

  • YasielPuig

    Puig benched for laziness

    For many reasons, Yasiel Puig is a tremendous player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The guy just...

  • JasonHeyward

    Heyward to the DL?

    I’ve been critical of the contract that the Chicago Cubs gave outfielder Jason Heyward since the day...

  • MikeTrout

    Angels haven’t gotten calls about Trout

    The Anaheim Angels aren’t a good baseball team. They have probably the best player in all of...

  • Feb 27, 2015; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jeanmar Gomez throws a pitch during spring training workouts following photo day at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

    MLB saves leader is…who?!

    As the MLB season began, I mentioned numerous times that the Philadelphia Phillies would be wretched. All...

  • TommyJoseph

    Phillies call up Joseph

    Until this year, the trade that sent Hunter Pence from the Philadelphia Phillies to the San Francisco...

  • ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 16: Michael Bourn #2 of the Atlanta Braves drives in a run on an error in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field on August 16, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

    Blue Jays cut Bourn

    It doesn’t seem like that long ago that Michael Bourn was an up-and-coming outfielder for the Philadelphia...