Saturday Will Be A Big Day For Texas Tech Recruiting

The Red Raiders will play host not only to the Mountaineers but a handful of recruits as well. Texas Tech squares off against West Virginia this weekend, but the battle on the field won't be the only one. The Red Raiders will be hosting a handful of recruits, some committed and some still undecided. Taking my first and only official visit to my future home this weekend!...
Via Viva The Matadors
October 12, 2016

Rays have what MLB aches for — and reason to delay selling

An AL executive was recalling the barren starting pitching market following the 2007 campaign. It was so bad that the Mariners desperately gave the mundane Carlos Silva a four-year, $48 million contract and not a single other starter got a multi-year deal. The executive said every day he looked at the board and “hoped magically”...
Via New York Post
July 31, 2016

HOVG REWIND: June 28, 2016

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 2007 – Frank Thomas hits a three-run homer off Twins hurler Carlos Silva in the first inning of the Blue Jays’ 8-5 loss at the Metrodome to become the 21st major leaguer to hit 500 home runs. The ‘Big Hurt’, who has hit 50 homers (10%) against the Twins, also hit his first home run of his career in Minnesota in 1990....
Via Hall of Very Good
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

R.I.P. Carlos Silva, the quiet passenger

Sad news. Carlos Silva, the silent presence during every Yankee radio broadcast, has died of cancer at age 50.Silva produced the games, and from the teasing way that John and Suzyn spoke about him and to him, it was clear that he was part of a closely knit family.I saw a picture of him today. He looked nothing like I envisoned. For some reason - my own hangups, probably - I pictured...
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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