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Eh, if a guy like Comiskey can have two ballparks named after him and a guy like Yawkey can have a Way, then I certainly don’t have any problem with this: The Rangers are renaming the owner’s suite at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington after President George W. Bush. Bush, the 43rd president of the United […]
I’d just like to remind everyone once again that there is quite a fascinating, high-level, and mature conversation going on in the Geoff Baker Redux thread. Fascinating because Geoff Baker has been showing up for a couple of days and, to his enormous credit given what I’ve written in the past week or so, taking […]
Things I wrote while wondering how on Earth a basketball arena could cost nearly half a billion dollars. Titanium floors instead of parquet? Title banners woven from saffron? Jose Canseco says he’s going to sue Major League Baseball. Good luck with that. The Dodgers and Sox to soon get Manny and Smoltz back. Respectively, that […]
Orioles 6, Mets 4: Matt Wieters hits the first of what the prophecies have foretold will be a thousand career home runs, each more majestic than the last. The real story was the middle of the O’s order — Markakis, Huff and Mora — who combined to go 8 for 11 with four RBI. Blue […]
What to consider before leaving all your relief pitchers on the side of the curb.
Comparing FIP, xFIP and tRA.
Examining how the timing of a stolen base attempt affects its value; or why Rickey Henderson’s 130 steals in 1982 weren’t that special.
TUCK! toons every Thursday!
Raul Ibanez, Roy Halladay and Erik Bedard all land on the DL.