Ben had such high hopes for the 2004 season, but things have simply not gone as planned for the Red Sox. Still, with two months left, they have a chance to get into the postseason, and both Ben and Larry agree that’s when they become dangerous.
Aaron talks his favorite subject, that little lefty with the unique name and nasty changeup, who happens to be blowing people away.
A look at how players perform across the fourth dimension.
The BlueJays fired manager Carlos Tosca, Aaron Cook has season ending blood clots, movement in the standings the rest of the news around the majors.
Tim Hudson comes off the DL, other roster moves, some little changes in the standings and the rest of the news around the majors.
Larry Walker is traded to the Cardinals, Frank Thomas, and maybe also Magglio Ordonez, are out for the rest of the season, a couple of other trades and the rest of the news around the majors.
They’ve got the best record in baseball, the largest lead of any division leader, and no one saw it coming. Brian Gunn from Redbird Nation looks at how exactly the St. Louis Cardinals snuck up on everyone this year.
Larry shows how last week’s trade between the Dodgers and Marlins has illustrated the divide between sabermetrics and traditional analysis.
After a rough May and June, the Minnesota Twins have reclaimed the top spot in the AL Central and are starting to pull away from the pack on the way to what could be a third straight division title. Aaron takes a month-by-month look at how they’ve done it.
A former MVP who seems to have changed his usual trend tops this week’s hitters, while a “fifth starter” is among the top pitchers.
The Rangers take over 1st place, Roberto Alomar is traded back to the Whitesox, Sean Casey reaches 1000 hits and the rest of the news around the majors.
Aaron and Craig continue their 24-and-under draft picking from the outstanding crop of young third basemen.
Ben digs into the fantasy e-mailbag and answers three questions this week.
Pat Burrell could go on the DL, the Padres release Jeff Cirillo, Sammy Sosa ties Reggie Jackson and the rest of the news around the majors.
Steve gives us his pitch on the phenomenon of pitch counting, and its impact on the usage patterns of ace starters in the major leagues in recent years.