• Batman Returns

    The Pirates have signed A.J. Burnett to a one year, $8.5 million dollar deal. Burnett actually turned down a $12.5 million dollar option with the Phillies, apparently because he didn’t like playing there. Former @phillies Pitcher AJ Burnett signs 1 year deal W #pirates. I was told he could not stand it w Phillies. Gets…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week 12

    Betting By Idiots – Week 12

    Anthony and myself tied for the win last week. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best pick of the week. For entertainment only.

  • Pirates Get a Catcher

    The Pittsburgh Pirates today traded LHP Justin Wilson to the New York Yankees for Catcher Francisco Cervelli. This marks the third straight year the Pirates acquired a catcher that played for the Yankees in the previous season. Here was my initial reaction when I heard about this deal. Cervelli? That’s a big meh. — Rich…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week 11

    Betting By Idiots – Week 11

    Matt C was last weeks winner. He was 5-2 and hit on his best bet. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best bet. For entertainment only. Some notes: So far this year, two players went 0-7 for the week. No one has gone 7-0. All 16 of us had Georgia last week. Oops.…

  • Pirates Extend Qualifying Offer To Martin, Liriano

    In an unsurprising move the Pirates extended a Qualifying Offer to Russell Martin.  I say unsurprising because it was the obvious move, the only move the Pirates could logically make.  To not make the QO to Martin would have been legitimately criminal.  I’m pretty sure Tom Corbett signed a law at some point stating as much.…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week 10

    Betting By Idiots – Week 10

    Jim was last weeks winner, going 6-1 and hitting his best bet. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best bet. For entertainment only. Some notes: All 16 players took Georgia to cover the spread against Florida. Seven took Georgia as their best pick. 15 out of 16 took Penn State. This scares the…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week Nine

    Betting By Idiots – Week Nine

    Ryan was last weeks winner. He is now 28-28 on the year and 4-4 with his best bets. He is Even Steven. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best bet. For entertainment only.

  • The Assists and the One-Timers

    As the NHL season rolls on, I am hoping to make this a semi-regular feature here. What is this exactly? Good question, theoretical reader in my head. This is the Assists and the One-Timers. The Assists will (hopefully) be me answering questions from you good folks that got suckered into reading these posts. They will…