Bryan offers his take on the week’s transactions, which include a trade, an extension, a free agent signing, and a superstar’s return.
The Royals trade Carlos Beltran to the Astros in a 3-team trade, the Royals and Astros might not be done trading, Mike Lowell sets a team record, Aaron Boone may have found a new team and the rest of the news around the majors.
Ben takes a quick look into his e-mailbag and answers a couple questions about big fantasy trades.
The Astros are rumored to have been close to trading for Carlos Beltran, Barry Bonds reaches 100 BB again and the rest of the news around the majors.
There were many different scenarios under which MLB might have captured its new markets over the past half century. Steve offers a virtual history in which all existing markets (and then some) are served, with only one franchise relocation ever occurring. It’s a scenario sure to please all except greedy soulless millionaires. Oh, and lovers of the Wild Card, Interleague Play, the DH, or artificial turf.
Now that ESPN is tracking Productive Outs, Larry takes one last look at the junk stat.
Alex Rodriguez passes Joe DiMaggio on the HR list, plenty of 1st place changes, Roberto Alomar wants out, and the rest of the news around the majors.
The second installment of Matthew’s look at what things would look like if everyone had just stayed put.
Aaron’s streak of Jack Wilson-inspired articles rolls on, with a look at the best and worst performances since last year’s All-Star game.
Bryan returns from Father’s Day Weekend to a glut of transactions, including a trade for the tabloids.
Ben takes a look at several players who may be suffering from preset expectations that they are exceeding.
40% of the flyballs that Dustin Hermanson has allowed this year have been infield flies. Okay, that’s interesting, but what does it mean? Studes tries to figure it out.
What exactly is an All-Star, anyway? Aaron tackles the yearly question, and then gives his picks for the AL and NL teams.
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.