Taking It on the Chin

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Last night’s loss to the Eagles was the latest evidence that the Giants really suck again this year. They’re not just bad — they’re boring (a pretty neat trick when you have playmakers like Beckham and Barkley), which is another way of saying they’ve become unwatchable. So . . . → Read More: Taking It on the Chin

Phils Surprise Living Daylights Out of Fans, Wear Cream Alts for Night Game

The Phillies wore their cream alternates with the blue headwear yesterday. They’ve been wearing that alternate uni design since 2008 — a full decade — but yesterday was different. It was the first time they’ve ever worn it for a night game. And the reason for that uniform anomaly is rooted in another uniform . . . → Read More: Phils Surprise Living Daylights Out of Fans, Wear Cream Alts for Night Game

Diamondbacks Bring Back the Bullpen Buggy

There have been rumors and rumblings for a while now about the bullpen buggy possibly making a return to MLB ballparks, and yesterday the Diamondbacks made it official: They’ve purchased two carts and will use them for the upcoming season.

A few notes and thoughts:

• According to reporting by my ESPN colleague Darren . . . → Read More: Diamondbacks Bring Back the Bullpen Buggy

Uni Watch DIY Project: Clip Job

We cover some pretty small details here at Uni Watch — belt buckles, shoelaces, wedding bands. But until now, I don’t think I’ve ever devoted an entry to the topic of facemask clips.

Some quick background: Back in the day, facemasks used to be screwed directly into the helmet shells. Then came the development . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Clip Job