Author | Derek Halford

Jim Thome Trade

July 03, 2012 | Derek Halford

Sorry for my lateness on this, haven’t had power to post it. Jim Thome was traded to the Orioles this week. The Orioles gave up 2 minor league players in pitcher Kyle Simon and catcher Gabriel Lino. In my opinion, this was a good  trade for the Orioles. They didn’t give up much and their showing that they [...]

Ladainian Tomlinson to Retire

June 17, 2012 | Derek Halford

One of the best running backs in NFL history is hanging up his cleats. Tomlinson is officially retiring as a Charger. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers fifth overall in the 2001 NFL Draft and spent nine seasons with them before moving to the Jets as a free agent. L. T., has been selected [...]

Junior Seau

May 05, 2012 | Derek Halford

Former NFL player and future Hall of Famer Junior Seau committed suicide on May 2nd. I was very surprised when I heard this. It’s hard to believe a guy like this who had so many people that loved him, helped out in the community, and was a great player would do this. He was a 10-time [...]

Ravens Draft Picks

May 01, 2012 | Derek Halford

2nd Round Pick 35 : DE/OLB Courtney Upshaw – Alabama Awards 2012 BCS National Championship Game Defensive MVP First-team All-American (2011) First-team All-SEC (2011) I think this is a great pick. They traded back and got the guy they wanted and an extra pick. Upshaw will probably have a chance to compete for the open spot [...]

The Orioles Start

April 12, 2012 | Derek Halford

Well of course all of us got excited when the O’s started 3-0. Starting pitchers only allowing 1 ER in the series vs. the Twins. Jake Arrieta went 7 innings with no runs given up. Tommy Hunter went 7 innings allowing 2 unearned runs. Then the 3rd game, Jason Hammel took a no-hitter into the [...]

Derek Halford

Varsity Football and Baseball Star at Loch Raven High School. Twitter: @DreamChaser4234