I was gonna complain about work again and apologize for the lack of posts yesterday, but I’d much rather highlight the fact that ShysterBall commenter extraordinaire Sara K just found out that she’s going to be on Jeopardy! sometime soon. That’s worthy of huzzahs, kudos, and wishes from all of us that the categories for […]
White Sox 9, Red Sox 5: Who needs Billy Wagner when you have Nick Green? The shortstop pitches two shutout innings. That’s a huge increase in the number of innings he’s thrown over last year, but don’t worry: Since he’s over 25, the Verducci Effect probably doesn’t come into play. Dodgers 3, Rockies 2: Vicente […]
A new source of steals and Brad Lidge’s potential replacement top the list of this week’s potential NL pickups.
Three years ago, trying to identify the next generation of outstanding ballplayers, Sports Illustrated tabbed “8 Who Will Be Great.” It’s time to check back on the eight and see how they’re doing.
Would you step in against a 95 mph fastball without wearing a hard hat? Bruce Markusen looks back at three men who made just that choice in this week’s Confidential.
On Aug. 23, 2009, Eric Bruntlett turned just the 15th unassisted triple play in major league history. Richard, who was there to see it, looks at the history of of one of baseball’s rarest plays.
The Cardinals and Ryan Franklin are nearing an extension.