The USA Today has a story about just how gosh darn nice the new ballpark in Minnesota is shaping up to be. And I’m sure it will be great. But you can never tell how things are truly going to play. With that in mind, I went searching for an article — any article — […]
Time Magazine named The Huffington Post one of the best blogs of 2009 and it was recently ranked “the most powerful blog in the world.” I’m assuming it’s not for its sports coverage.
If you can get past the media/ad-speak, you’ll hear a tale of big market success making for some very happy television networks: Boasting a murderers’ row of big-market clubs–along with the Yankees and a pair of Los Angeles-area contenders, no less than six of the playoff-bound MLB franchises represent top 10 DMAs–the promise of a […]
I guess I’m not the only baseball writer who struggles to fit a day job in with the writing: Buster Olney (1:31 PM) Hey, guys — I’ve got a call I have to take, I’ll be back in five. Buster Olney (1:43 PM) Sorry, guys… I had to take that call. Back to the chat…
If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know who Jack Marshall is. Lawyer, Red Sox fan, professional ethicist anti-steroid crusader and — and I mean this in the nicest way possible, Jack — outrageous pain in the neck. Pain in the neck because he routinely disturbs perfectly comfortable conventional wisdom […]
I made it all the way up to the 16th floor this morning without the elevator stopping at any lower floors. When I got to my office: champagne celebration. Hey, if baseball teams can do it for the littlest things, I can too . . . I wonder what the odds of Brian Sabean not […]
Is Chase Utley really all alone as the No. 1 second baseman? There have been many improved second basemen, but perhaps Ben Zobrist has been the biggest surprise.
Another one bites the dust: a look at the firing of Cecil Cooper.
Yankees 4, Red Sox 2: The Bombers clinch, win 100, guarantee home field, etc. Inevitable, but the exuberance looked a little less rote yesterday than I seem to remember it in years past. I think those who have been there a while have a new appreciation for making the post season after what happened last […]