Aaron looks at the career of Adrian Beltre, which shows there’s more than one way to become a superstar by the age of 25.
Ben looks into his fantasy mailbag and finds a couple questions asking him to rank groups of players, and he obliges.
The Diamondbacks were mathematically eliminated from the postseason, Chan Ho Park returns today, Jose Vidro’s season will end early and the rest of the news around the majors.
Steve explores the 18-year, 609-stolen-base career of Carlos Bernier — and considers why it was that 594 of those bags were swiped in the minor leagues.
Ben takes a look at a dozen closers from around the majors.
Several players, including Magglio Ordonez and Jason Giambi, are either out for the rest of the season, or could be, the Diamondbacks are facing mathematical elimination and the rest of the news around the majors.
Aaron fawns over a certain lefty who’s had his setting on “Quality Start” since the first week of June.
Sterling Hitchcock goes on the DL, Chad Bradford comes off it, Angel Berroa is called up and the rest of the news around the majors.
Randy Johnson’s and Steve Carlton’s Win Shares, and the Win Share totals for each team this year.
Aaron takes another trip on the rollercoaster ride that is the American League Central.
The Red Sox had a spectacular week, the Yankees had an equally dreadful one. Boston’s made up five games in seven days — but they’re still 5½ back. Is this just the beginning of something historic? One thing’s for sure — the AL East just became interesting again.
Danny Graves goes on the DL due to back spasms, Nick Johnson suffers a broken cheekbone, Jeff Weaver ties a HBP record and the rest of the news around the majors.
Aaron talks disappearing walk rates, swinging and missing, and the seemingly mysterious nature of park factors.
Five batters who hit at least .500 this week highlight Ben’s list of the hottest fantasy players.
The best pitcher in the American League took on the best team in the American League last night, and Aaron watched every moment.