Ben’s back from vacation, and he and Larry go right back at it with their beloved teams battling the NL West on the left coast.
Aaron talks enigmas, belly buttons and procrastinating. Oh, and some baseball too.
Bryan looks into the past to foresee the future for Zack Greinke.
Some players fresh off the disabled list highlight Ben’s list of who’s hot and who’s not this week.
Who knew one little move could have so much impact …
He was the player traded more times than any other. That he knew, because the reporters told him so, over and over. He was the player who had played for more teams than any other. The big man didn’t need the reporters to tell him that. He had lived it; its reality never left his memory.
Aaron and Craig finish up picking their 24-and-under outfields with their selections in left.
Steve fills us in on his recent participation in the Sixteenth Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, and provides some other vacation suggestions as well.
Aaron has come to the end of his rope. He’s mad as hell and, well, he has no choice but to keep taking it. But he doesn’t have to like it!
Bryan weighs in on the weekend transactions, including a few namely returns.
Aaron talks imaginary bullpens, big OBPs, good announcers, the NCAA tournament, and the fact that sometimes seven wins are better than eight.
We’re not talking about Nathan Lane or Matthew Broderick, the former stars of “The Producers.” We’re talking about Scott Rolen, Vlad Guerrero and baseball’s run-producing stars. Dave takes a look at them all, and determines who should REALLY be leading each league in RBIs.
Not many people have heard of it, but there was this book a while back about the Oakland A’s. Anyway, Aaron checks up on some of the characters.
Bryan returns by analyzing the week’s transactions that include the returns of Nomar, Wagner and Boomer.
Random thoughts on Mark Prior, Mike Mussina, Ken Harvey, Scott Williamson, Derek Jeter, and the race for the major awards.