8 Stories (1/9/15): Silly A-Rod Criticism, Changeups And Fights
Click Bait: Sporting News picks the Cubs to win the World Series. In 2015. This year.
The Nerve: Egad! Alex Rodriguez is working out for the upcoming season, and Craig Calcaterra notes that this has the New York media clutching its pearls.
Fight: Yankees prospect Ty Hensley was brutally beaten by a Weber State football player in an argument about professional sports signing bonuses.
Changeup: Eno Sarris asks if the changeup has a strikeout problem.
Free To Sign: MLB won’t stop the Dodgers from signing Chin-hui Tsao, much to the chagrin of the LA Times columnists.
Buccos: Pat Lackey looks at the expectations for the Pirates in 2015.
Commerce: Finally, Bleacher Nation has some pretty cool new t-shirts.
And happy birthday to Ivan de Jesus (62), Otis Nixon (56) and Stan Javier (51).