Keith Law is a smart cookie, and today on his personal blog, he made a pretty sharp observation in connection with being admitted to the BBWAA: I am still unclear on why, exactly, I might need to be a member; after conversations with probably a dozen current members, I think the opposite is true – […]
Paul Daugherty has written the kind of column for which I have absolutely no use: Baseball has never been more disconnected. The national pastime has never been less representative of the nation. As agent Scott Boras marshals his small army of colleagues at the baseball winter meetings in Las Vegas, seeking to thin the wallets […]
I hate it when my day job interferes with my social life. Joe Torre seems to be taking it better: For the last 13 years or so, Torre has visited this gambling mecca in early December to play golf and craps and to bet on the horses with his own modern-day Rat Pack. For the […]
And directly on the heels of writing that mondo-long post about silly BBWAA voting, four people who would never employ dumbass reasoning like that are granted admittance to the tribe: Rob Neyer and Keith Law of ESPN.com and Will Carroll and Christina Kahrl of Baseball Prospectus have all been asked to join the BBWAA’s ranks. […]
‘Tis the season for ill-conceived Hall of Fame columns, and today
We’ve all made jokes about the Angels’ name, but I didn’t realize that someone was suing over it: The legal fight over the Angels’ name went into overtime on Tuesday, when a state appellate court said it would delay a scheduled ruling for as long as three weeks . . . . . . By […]
Jeez, you take two hours to write up a legal brief, and the whole world goes and gets itself in a hurry: CC Sabathia is not going to play on the West Coast. He is not going to play in the National League. CC Sabathia is going to be a Yankee, The Post has learned […]
So I decide to go out for some cocktails after work last night. I’m at the Tip Top, gettin’ my drink on, when in walks this gorgeous brunette. I won’t bore you with the details, but we hit it off. And I mean really hit it off. Flash forward to 8PM: I’m booking home, trying […]
There are so many things wrong with FOX’s baseball broadcasts, but at least now there will be one less wrong thing: The Fox network is considering dropping its Saturday pregame show before Major League Baseball broadcasts next season. “In this economic climate, like most businesses, we’re being forced to review our options for reducing costs,” […]
Paul Lukas links to an image of a new alternate Red Sox cap that is supposed to be unveiled tomorrow. Pretty sweet if you ask me.
Wherein we examine the relative claims to second-best Red Sox left fielder ever, taking into account hitting, baserunning, catching the ball and throwing the same.
A look at how switching from the AL to the NL (or visa-versa) affects a pitcher’s statistics.
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