As of 4:15pm today, it will cost you $441 to get in on this action: If you think you’ve got an eye for baseball, then this package is for you! Accompany ESPN.com’s Keith Law to a minor league baseball game and learn how scouts watch and analyze players. Learn how to detect flaws and strengths […]
Click this link to look at the little graphic MLB.com uses to represent interleague play. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Battling eagles. It looks like something you’d expect to see on the Daily Show or at the Onion or something.
Terry Francona on the Metrodome in which, barring a Boston-Minnesota playoff series, the Red Sox will never play again: “I have a lot of respect for the Twins — I always have — because I love the way they play the game, I really do. [But] I think this place stinks. This ballpark stinks. Balls […]
Last week I suggested that someone who know something about Pitchf/x to analyze Milton Bradley’s claims that he’s being squeezed. Dave Allen stepped up and knocked it out of the park. Thanks, Dave. You rock. I’m a Pitchf/x moron, but it strikes me that while its highest and best use is probably inside a baseball’s […]
My NBC colleague Bob Harkins has a long piece up about folks who do the 30 ballparks in one season thing. Lots of good anecdotes in there, a great interactive map, and a good overview of the logistical hurdles such a trip presents. The biggest hurdles for the ultimate road trip, however, could be personal […]
I’m shocked I had time to write these posts, what with putting together my “Vote for Jerry Hairston, Jr.” website. What, we’re only outraged at certain PED users? Pfft. If only that one landowner hadn’t held out when Citi Field was built, forcing it to jut out its right field bleachers like that. The Baltimore […]
Box scores! Get your fresh hot box scores! Cubs 5, Pirates 2: If Trey Hillman got suspended for spraying it instead of saying it, Carlos Zambrano is probably going to be tied up and sent out into the desert on the back of a donkey Thunderdome-style after his outburst yesterday. By the way, I love […]
We dip into the mailbag to answer some of the hottest questions in minor league baseball.
Handicapping the 64-team NCAA bracket.
Introducing Simple Zone Rating, and looking at infield defense since 1871. Yep, 1871.
A look at how the drop in velocity affects its effectiveness.
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