A GM meetings primer

A GM meetings primer

The MLB general managers meetings are held this week in Arizona.  We know what the winter meetings, held in December are.  But what gets done at the GM meetings?  They’re not just an excuse for 30 overpaid (mostly) white dudes to play golf in the desert,...
The Genius goes to work

The Genius goes to work

Major League Baseball has officially hired recently retired Tony LaRussa as a “special advisor.”  LaRussa will be paid $2.5 million to handle “special projects” and will not have to hang out in the New York MLB offices. Pretty amazing that the...
Genius loves to banter

Genius loves to banter

Nobody, it would seem, is better equipped to spar with the media after games than The Genius in St. Louis.  Tony LaRussa is a bona fide lawyer.  The man studied how to argue.  And so, you’d expect that he’d enjoy the give and take that you get in a...
Boom.  Roasted.

Boom. Roasted.

Tuesday night some of Tony LaRussa’s friends got together and roasted him for charity.  Now that seems like a good idea.  Who better than to take pot shots at than a self-important, overrated douche like Tony LaRussa, right? The problem is that when you...