A certain pitcher reached a round number and Joey Votto gives us something new to track.
A familiar face is back on the radar and we have our first milestone of the season.
Which players are about to cross important milestones this year?
Part two highlights the differences between modern baseball and the dead ball era.
A surprising list of players who never led the league in a category, even though their career totals were among the all-time greats.
There has been a lot of talk about Aroldis Chapman lately after Paul Dougherty wrote that the Reds intended to move him to the bullpen. No one else confirmed what Dougherty’s unnamed source told him and the announcement certainly hasn’t come down (Reds brass denied there was even anything to announce), so there’s still a […]
Pirates fans have reason to hope in 2013, but they shouldn’t get carried away.
The Reds are good. Also, Aroldis Chapman’s fastball, and maybe that Billy Hamilton kid.
We’ve all been thinking about the Hall of Fame a lot lately. In fact, this is my second such post in as many days, but I have an idea that I think is worth considering. It grows out of a Rob Neyer post where he mentions not wanting to support a player who would not […]
This week’s Hall of Fame result wasn’t totally unexpected, but for many of us, it was frustrating nonetheless. The primary question that everyone has been wrestling with lately is, “what, exactly, is the Hall of Fame supposed to be?” Let me explain. Since basically forever, the Hall of Fame has been a place to enshrine […]
We take a look at the four most interesting individual seasons of the year and chronicle some career milestones.
In baseball’s penultimate week, Miguel Cabrera makes a splash.
We’ve got a man down. A very big man.
We’re running out of time. What historic achievements remain in the offing?
Juan Pierre has stolen a lot of bases. Adam Dunn is still Adam Dunn.
Adam Dunn’s quest for the triple crown (no, not that triple crown)
Bobby Abreu was a great baseball player.
The Reds are strong favorites, while the Pirates and Cards battle for Wild Card spots
How likely are our intrepid heroes to do something historic?
This morning, in my Currently HIstoric column, a commenter wondered who had the TTO (as in Three True Outcomes—homers, walks and strikeouts record (Adam Dunn is currently on pace to finish with 424). I gave the information I had on hand, but I hadn’t finished looking into it, and I was sure I was missing […]