Looking back on our 2011 free agent predictions

Way back in November, Brad Johnson, Richard Barbieri, Vince Caramela and I projected where we thought baseball’s top 30 free agents (plus Brandon Webb) would land this offseason. Now that all those have signed (or retired), it’s time to see how we did and comment in hindsight. Here is the breakdown of our respective accuracies: […]

Pujols, the free agent

As David Gassko noted earlier this week, it’s looking more and more likely that Albert Pujols wants more money than the Cardinals want to pay him, and so he could become a free agent after the coming season. Recent reports also indicate that “there is ‘virtually no chance’ the Cardinals reach a deal with Albert […]

Better late than never, Bert

Today, Bert Blyleven finally got recognized for being the great pitcher he was. It took fourteen years, but it’s always better late than never. Congratulations, Bert. In the long, traditional and tainted history of baseball, you will find few players who were as good as Bert Blyleven. A pitcher who spent 86% of his career […]