Hey, Remember the Tyler Dunnington Story?

More than a year ago, the LGBT-focused sports website Outsports broke a disturbing story: former Cardinals minor-leaguer Tyler Dunnington, who came out as gay after his retirement, revealed that he had experienced anti-gay bigotry throughout his time in baseball, including during his brief professional career with the GCL Cardinals in 2014. “Two teammates in particular,” reported Outsports’ Cyd Ziegler, “questioned their […]

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Aledmys Diaz, Pure and Simple

Think about how freely the Story puns flowed with April’s other breakout shortstop and you’ll see just how hopelessly wordplay-resistant the name is. Between the inscrutable Aledmys and the short, commonplace Diaz, there’s virtually nothing to work with. A few enterprising souls have zeroed in on the Led to varying degrees of success, but that […]

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Waiting for Superman

Originally published on Medium. Though the chances that Oscar Taveras would begin this season in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform were never quite so great as many of us spent the winter dreaming they might be, it was nonetheless a bummer to watch them dwindle down to zero as abruptly as they did last week. […]

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