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Past articles by Jessica:

Athletics first baseman Matt Olson selected to 2021 All-Star team

“Definitely something you dream about as a little kid." → Read More

Sergio Romo explains why he picked ‘El Mechón’ as warmup song

“No, I didn’t know it was going to hit as hard as it did." → Read More

MLB announces Winter Meetings, annual owners conference will be virtual

Owners Meetings and the annual Winter Meetings now will be conducted virtually. → Read More

Steph Curry karaokes during diaper change while quarantined with family

"Diapees today and I go away, how the poop comes out … " → Read More

CC Sabathia, Bay Area native, shows off insane body transformation

Not ALL of us are lazy during this quarantine. → Read More

Giants, A's react on social media just like us to missing Opening Day

We're all in this together. → Read More

49ers coach Katie Sowers posts heartwarming note from young fan

"When I see a girl football coach it makes me feel like I can play football even when boys say no." → Read More

Giants infielder Mauricio Dubon gets engaged at Disneyland Paris

The romance capital of the world PLUS Disneyland. → Read More

Here's where Bay Area managers rank on 'Baseball's Most Handsome' list

Is it possible that Bruce Bochy is better looking than he used to be? → Read More


Rainbow appeared during moment of silence for Aretha Franklin

A rainbow appeared during a moment of silence for the late Aretha Franklin at Comerica Park Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away at the age of 76 last Thursday in her hometown of Detroit. The Tigers paid tribute to her on the same day in their game notes, and during another tribute on Tuesday, something magical happened. Prior to the Cubs-Tigers game, fans at Comerica Park… → Read More


The Orioles will host legendary composer John Williams and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Orioles will host legendary composer John Williams and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra The Orioles will have a special guest throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on June 11: Legendary composer John Williams. The O's will also honor Williams' sensational career with a pregame performance by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's "brass and percussion sections," according to a press release.… → Read More


Mike Trout sported a dog mask to show his support for the Eagles on Sunday

It's no secret that Mike Trout's love for the Eagles mirrors his adoration for the game of baseball … and the weather. When he shows up to cheer on his favorite football team, he is sometimes gifted with the game ball - compliments of tight end Zach Ertz. And on Sunday, Trout drew inspiration from another Eagles player. Prior to the Eagles-Vikings NFC Championship game on Sunday evening, Trout… → Read More


The Astros acquired Gerrit Cole, and his new teammates are very excited about it

The Astros have acquired Gerrit Cole from the Pirates after much speculation this past week. With the deal sending four players to the Pirates, members of the Astros took to social media to celebrate the addition of the right-handed pitcher. Alex Bregman didn't have to tweet much. A simple GIF of him screaming in celebration from the dugout is all it took: Dallas Keuchel was a man of very few… → Read More


Giancarlo Stanton's #NoOffseason video proved his workouts are very Stanton-like

The #NoOffseason trend continues. We've seen Alex Bregman dominate his workouts and multiple players in this video impressed us with their feats of strength. While we are patiently (and not so patiently) waiting for the snow to melt and baseball to start, we've been anticipating a #NoOffseason workout video from Giancarlo Stanton. Well, you're in luck. The slugger, who was recently acquired by… → Read More


Bryce Harper dropped the first puck at Saturday's Golden Knights game against the Caps

Bryce Harper continues to grace us with his presence during the offseason and in no way are we upset about it. He and fellow Las Vegas native Kris Bryant and their wives participated in a game night recently that got pretty intense. Harper also supported his hometown on Saturday night by dropping the ceremonial first puck at the Vegas Golden Knights game. The Nationals slugger not only supported… → Read More


Five September callups to get excited about this month

It's September, so you know what that means: Roster expansion. With the teams expanding to the 40-man roster, we are introduced to faces, old and new. From a photogenic catcher whose face went viral to Carl Crawford's cousin, here are a few players we want you to keep an eye on as the season continues. Jimmie Sherfy, P, D-backs When you meet Jimmie Sherfy in person, before you've seen him throw… → Read More


5 amazing facts about Rafael Devers' game-tying home run against Aroldis Chapman

It was the top of the ninth inning when Rafael Devers stepped up to the plate to face Aroldis Chapman in Boston's eventual 3-2 victory over the Yankees on Sunday. Boston was down by one run, but Devers connected with one of Chapman's fastballs, sending it over the fence to tie the ballgame. While this was a rather extraordinary event, there are a few amazing facts about this home run that make… → Read More


Anthony Rizzo told teammates before the game he would hit his second leadoff home run in a row

Following a successful night as the leadoff hitter for the first time ever, Anthony Rizzo was once again prosperous hitting first Wednesday night -- depositing another homer on the first pitch of the game by Matt Harvey. And, as you can see in this tweet below, he knew it would happen. As he celebrated in the dugout following the home run, he said to his teammates he "told" them before the game… → Read More

Roto Riteup May 28, 2017

Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary. → Read More

Roto Riteup May 27, 2017

Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary. → Read More