Slow Starts

Alex Rodriguez is hitting .160! Bobby Abreu is hitting .111! Brian Giles is hitting .122! Is this some sort of bizarro world? Nah, just April.

A Tale of Two Leagues (Part Two:  1956-2003)

In the nightcap of a doubleheader, Steve takes his look at the American and National Leagues from the mid-1950s up to the present day. Along the way, we see the AL take some wrong turns and wind up somewhat lost, only to then find the Road to Redemption — leading us to our current curious condition.

Fantasy: Catching Fire

Ben takes a look at some catchers who are hitting very well early in the season and what it could mean for your fantasy team.

Pair of Aces

The Yankees’ Mike Mussina and Kevin Brown reached the 200-win plateau in back-to-back games. Matthew compares their very different careers, and takes a glimpse at their chances of reaching 300 wins.

All Eyes on Barry

Barry Bonds’ home run yesterday was big news from coast to coast. Aaron looks back through history to see if similar events received as much attention.

A Tale of Two Leagues (Part One: 1901-1955)

In this first installment of a two-parter, Steve takes a fresh look at the two-major-league system in baseball from 1901 through 1955, finding the similarities and differences between the styles and qualities of play on the field, and the performance at the turnstile.