Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Master Blast Day With Over Sixty Percent Correctly Picked - Time to Celebrate

Sonic Drive-In has half price Master Blasts all day long. The catch is that this is only for small and medium sizes. Try not to cut in line ahead of me. Let's play ball!

Wednesday's Games
  1. Washington at Cleveland
  2. Philadelphia at Miami
  3. San Diego at Toronto
  4. Detroit at Boston
  5. Tampa Bay at LA Dodgers
  6. Cincinnati at San Francisco
  7. Colorado at Baltimore
  8. Seattle at Pittsburgh
  9. St. Louis at NY Mets
  10. ChiSox at ChiCubs
  11. Oakland at Texas
  12. Arizona at Milwaukee
  13. Atlanta at Minnesota
  14. NY Yankees at Houston
  15. LA Angels at Kansas City
Tuesday Wrap-Up
Batting average of 0.625. I really like this one.
  1. Cardinals vs. Mets (Game 1 due to postponed game on Monday) - single admission doubleheader
  2. Cubs at White Sox
  3. Rockies at Orioles - did not select one. Oops!
  4. Mariners at Pirates
  5. Padres at Blue Jays
  6. Tigers at Red Sox
  7. Nationals at Indians
  8. Phillies at Marlins
  9. Cardinals at Mets (Game 2 of the single admission doubleheader)
  10. Athletics at Rangers
  11. Diamondbacks at Brewers
  12. Braves at Twins
  13. Yankees at Astros
  14. Angels at Royals
  15. Rays at Dodgers
  16. Reds at Giants
Lady Grid out.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Last Tuesday of July to Play Ball

Tuesday Games
  1. Cardinals vs. Mets (Game 1 due to postponed game on Monday) - single admission doubleheader
  2. Cubs at White Sox
  3. Rockies at Orioles
  4. Mariners at Pirates
  5. Padres at Blue Jays
  6. Tigers at Red Sox
  7. Nationals at Indians
  8. Phillies at Marlins
  9. Cardinals at Mets (Game 2 of the single admission doubleheader)
  10. Athletics at Rangers
  11. Diamondbacks at Brewers
  12. Braves at Twins
  13. Yankees at Astros
  14. Angels at Royals
  15. Rays at Dodgers
  16. Reds at Giants
Monday Wrap-Up
Batting Average:0.300
  1. Detroit vs. Boston
  2. Colorado at Baltimore
  3. San Diego at Toronto
  4. St. Louis at NY Mets - postponed
  5. Philadelphia at Miami
  6. Arizona at Milwaukee
  7. Oakland at Texas
  8. ChiCubs at ChiSox - it's time for the Crosstown Showdown
  9. NY Yankees at Houston
  10. LA Angels at Kansas City
  11. Cincinnati at San Francisco
Lady Grid out.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Maddening or Marvelously Magnificent Monday?

We lost a great coach in Dennis Green this week. My condolences to his grieving family and friends as they wade through the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and friend.

Monday Matchup
  1. Detroit vs. Boston
  2. Colorado at Baltimore
  3. San Diego at Toronto
  4. St. Louis at NY Mets
  5. Philadelphia at Miami
  6. Arizona at Milwaukee
  7. Oakland at Texas
  8. ChiCubs at ChiSox - it's time for the Crosstown Showdown
  9. NY Yankees at Houston
  10. LA Angels at Kansas City
  11. Cincinnati at San Francisco
Congratulations to the newest members at Cooperstown: Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza. What an incredible honor for these men and their families.

Sunday Wrap-Up
Batting Average:0.467 seems to be the going rate these days. Och well.
  1. Giants vs. Yankees
  2. Mariners vs. Blue Jays
  3. Diamondbacks vs. Reds
  4. Mets vs. Marlins
  5. Indians vs. Orioles
  6. Twins vs. Red Sox
  7. Padres vs. Nationals
  8. Phillies vs. Pirates
  9. Tigers vs. White Sox
  10. Cubs vs. Brewers
  11. Angels vs. Astros
  12. Rangers vs. Royals
  13. Rays vs. Athletics
  14. Braves vs. Rockies
  15. Dodgers vs. Cardinals
Goofing around at a local sporting goods store. Play ball!
Lady Grid out.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Subpar Saturday

Sunday Games
  1. Giants vs. Yankees
  2. Mariners vs. Blue Jays
  3. Diamondbacks vs. Reds
  4. Mets vs. Marlins
  5. Indians vs. Orioles
  6. Twins vs. Red Sox
  7. Padres vs. Nationals
  8. Phillies vs. Pirates
  9. Tigers vs. White Sox
  10. Cubs vs. Brewers
  11. Angels vs. Astros
  12. Rangers vs. Royals
  13. Rays vs. Athletics
  14. Braves vs. Rockies
  15. Dodgers vs. Cardinals

Saturday Wrap-Up
Batting Average: 0.467 at press time with the suspended game included as a loss. If it changes, then my average gets better. Tsk! It did not change. Ugh.
  1. Seattle at Toronto
  2. San Francisco at NY Yankees
  3. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
  4. Cleveland at Baltimore
  5. San Diego at Washington
  6. Minnesota at Boston
  7. Detroit at ChiSox - suspended from Saturday.
  8. ChiCubs at Milwaukee
  9. Arizona at Cincinnati
  10. LA Angels at Houston
  11. NY Mets at Miami
  12. Texas at Kansas City
  13. LA Dodgers at St. Louis - did not select
  14. Atlanta at Colorado
  15. Tampa Bay at Oakland - did not select
Lady Grid out.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Heat is On!

Saturday Games
  1. Seattle at Toronto
  2. San Francisco at NY Yankees
  3. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
  4. Cleveland at Baltimore
  5. San Diego at Washington
  6. Minnesota at Boston
  7. Detroit at ChiSox
  8. ChiCubs at Milwaukee
  9. Arizona at Cincinnati
  10. LA Angels at Houston
  11. NY Mets at Miami
  12. Texas at Kansas City
  13. LA Dodgers at St. Louis
  14. Atlanta at Colorado
  15. Tampa Bay at Oakland
Friday's Wrap-Up
Batting Average:0.333, a little rusty overall. I was concerned about things once the scores for the first nine games were noted.
  1. Giants vs. Yankees
  2. Indians vs. Orioles
  3. Padres vs. Nationals
  4. Phillies vs. Pirates
  5. Mariners vs. Blue Jays
  6. Twins vs. Red Sox
  7. Diamondbacks vs. Reds
  8. Mets vs. Marlins
  9. Tigers vs. White Sox
  10. Cubs vs. Brewers
  11. Angels vs. Astros
  12. Rangers vs. Royals
  13. Dodgers vs. Cardinals
  14. Braves vs. Rockies
  15. Rays vs. Athletics
Lady Grid out.

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Formerly Long Lost Lady

I took a few days away this week but am going to submit my predictions for tonight's baseball games. Life keeps moving forward one day at a time, one hour at a time, one minute at a time, and one second at a time. Even when it seems at a standstill, the Earth is still rotating on its axis.

  1. Giants vs. Yankees
  2. Indians vs. Orioles
  3. Padres vs. Nationals
  4. Phillies vs. Pirates
  5. Mariners vs. Blue Jays
  6. Twins vs. Red Sox
  7. Diamondbacks vs. Reds
  8. Mets vs. Marlins
  9. Tigers vs. White Sox
  10. Cubs vs. Brewers
  11. Angels vs. Astros
  12. Rangers vs. Royals
  13. Dodgers vs. Cardinals
  14. Braves vs. Rockies
  15. Rays vs. Athletics

Lady Grid out.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Come On, Rangers!

I was disappointed that the Texas Rangers lost to the Chicago Cubs. Again. With Yu Darvish pitching. Ugh.

Sunday Games
  1. Royals at Tigers
  2. Brewers at Reds
  3. Orioles at Rays
  4. Rockies at Braves
  5. Pirates at Nationals
  6. Mets at Phillies
  7. Indians at Twins
  8. Marlins at Cardinals
  9. Rangers at Cubs
  10. White Sox at Angels
  11. Blue Jays at Athletics
  12. Astros at Mariners
  13. Dodgers at Diamondbacks
  14. Giants at Padres
  15. Red Sox at Yankees

Saturday Wrap-Up
Batting average: 0.467
  1. Texas at ChiCubs
  2. Boston at NY Yankees
  3. Toronto at Oakland
  4. Houston at Seattle
  5. Baltimore at Tampa Bay
  6. Pittsburgh at Washington
  7. NY Mets at Philadelphia
  8. Kansas City at Detroit
  9. Cleveland at Minnesota
  10. Colorado at Atlanta
  11. Milwaukee at Cincinnati - no selection made
  12. Miami at St. Louis
  13. LA Dodgers at Arizona
  14. San Francisco at San Diego
  15. ChiSox at LA Angels
Golf

Either Henrik Stenson or Phil Mickelson will win the British Open. (Muted applause)

WNBA

Phoenix Mercury added to the woes of the San Antonio Stars. Sigh.

NASCAR side note - here is hoping and praying for a complete recovery for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who had concussion-like symptoms and will not race today. If he still is not clear, then Jeff Gordon will drive on the 24th.

Lady Grid out.