Category Archives: Swing and a Miss

July 15

Swing and a Miss: Random (Mostly Baseball) Thoughts on a Monday Night

Yesterday, Chien Ming Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds….the Yankees should be the first team he calls (no joking…have you seen the stats for the starters at Scranton-Wilkes Barre?) Todd Frazier made it to the finals of the home run derby by hitting one home run.  It immediately reminded […]

May 30

Swing and a Miss – May 29, 2013

Random thoughts on a Wednesday night… No Need to Harp on It.  Last week in San Francisco, Bryce Harper misplayed another ball in right field.   As Harper pursued a well-struck fly ball by Gregor Blanco in the ninth inning, Harper appeared to flinch and pull up even though he was still multiple feet short of […]

January 21

Swing and a Miss – January 21, 2013

This is the inaugural “Swing and a Miss” column, which will consist of a few blurbs about sports issues that are on my mind.  Although I intended to begin writing this column when I started the blog, the realities of life intruded.  So, without further ado, here is what is on my mind today. The NFL […]