As many predicted, Roger Clemens's latest attempt at retirement didn't last long. The Rocket will return to the Major League mound at the end of June (June 22 is the current date being given) and will once again try to help his home town, Houston, to their first World Series win.
There are some players in the game that every baseball fan, whatever their own allegiance, love to watch. One of the new additions to this "superstar" line-up is "King" Felix Hernandez. Seattle's young starting pitcher was as sensational as predicted when he reached the Majors last season. The weight of expectation on his shoulders didn't seem to bother him at all. He was touted as one of the most promising talents the game has ever seen and he didn't disappoint.
Chicks might dig the long ball, but nothing beats a good pitching match up. Two of the best young pitchers in the game just went toe to toe at Tropicana Field, and they didn't disappoint.
So Barry Bonds hit number 714 last night. As an A's fan, I was watching live as "history was made". Not that I was exactly moved to stand up and applaud!
May 1st marks the opening of the main competition within Fantasy Baseball UK (FBUK). After the April practice period, there is now more than pride to play for, there's prizes as well. At the moment, it doesn't look like many will be coming my way though!