My son was born the day after I saw “Batman Begins” at the theater. If he would have come sooner, Mrs. Shyster would have been on her own. They’re called priorities, Cole Hamels. Think about it: Phillies starter Cole Hamels has left the ballpark with his wife, a former “Survivor” contestant, who is in labor […]
The little rectangle on the right side of the screen bugs me. No, it’s not a crime against humanity, but I tend to have a pretty good ability to remember how a sequence of pitches has gone — at least to remember enough to make the whole batter-pitcher confrontation meaningful for me — so I […]
Per Keith Law, Andy Oliver has settled with the NCAA : Andy Oliver, the former Oklahoma State Univ. pitcher who won a court decision earlier this year voiding the NCAA’s regulation prohibiting student athletes from having an attorney make direct contact with a pro sports team, has settled his case against the NCAA, two weeks […]
New York, Los Angeles and Philly won yesterday. FOX and TBS smile . . . CSI: Buster Olney. This all seems like great science, but none of the following factors are included in the analysis: (a) liquor before beer, never fear; (b) hair of the dog; or (c) the healing and sobering power of Sausage […]
The Red Sox have dominated this playoff matchup, and 2009 doesn’t look like the year that will end.
As it turns out, the final regular season game of 2009 would not take place until Oct. 6, 2009—and what a game it was. But that hasn’t been enough to change Richard’s All-Decade team; today he completes the roster started last week.
Baseball’s checkered history of expansion may be the real issue in competitive balance.
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The results are in for the first weekly THT Player Profile Fan Poll, with Colby Rasmus tallying 62 of 162 votes (38.27 percent). While his voting fans win themselves a player profile, Rasmus gets to take home 15 minutes of public scrutiny.
First, heal thyself.
Carlos Santana and Madison Bumgarner highlight the next batch of postseason awards.
Phillies 5, Rockies 1: Man, when Cliff Lee is on he’s on, isn’t he (CG, 6 H, 1 ER, 5K)? Nice of him to spare Charlie Manuel the need to fret over his bullpen for a day. Every Phillie had a hit, Lee included. Jayson Werth said the sun and wind made it “the toughest […]