Earlier in the week the Astros blamed Aramark for their no-outside-food policy. They may not have Aramark to kick around for much longer: The company that sells alcoholic beverages at Minute Maid Park could lose one of its state licenses at the stadium because of an incident last summer in which an allegedly drunken driver […]
FYI: The Kansas City Royals Baseball Club has announced that an open free agent tryout camp has been scheduled for Monday, June 22, at Fairfax Park (3800 Fairfax St.) in Eau Claire, under the direction of Royals Midwest Regional Scout Scott Melvin and Wisconsin Associate Scout Kyle Scharhag. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and […]
Well, this is awkward: You know who I thought of first today when I heard of the A-Rod allegations? Bill Bavasi. Yes, that’s right. Let me explain. A lot of the subtext of what’s come out in today’s report is that all those 104 players caught in the 2003 drug-testing sweep were essentially told they […]
Nicknames and managers are the two preferred topics of conversation in this week’s edition of “Cooperstown Confidential.”
Sixteen possible pick-ups for fantasy leaguers.
On June 11, 1919 Sir Barton became the first horse to win the American Triple Crown. That’s a pretty good accomplishment for a horse—it hasn’t been done since 1978—but had of course already been managed in baseball by then. This week Richard looks back at the Triple Crown, the kind achieved with a bat and ball, rather than saddle and whip.
Jeff looks at the first five rounds of the draft and finds the players whose numbers benefited or suffered most from context.
A look at this year’s group of hitters who specialize in making the defense work reveals a surprise.
Cardinals 6, Marlins 5: Cody Ross let one get through the wickets in the eighth and it rolled all the way back to the 434′ sign in center, allowing the tying runs to score and putting the eventual winning run, in the person of Ryan Ludwick, on third. It happens. Andrew Miller on the home […]