The Indians needed to flex their muscles this weekend. They did not.
The Tribe is slumping, the Twins are surging, and the Tigers are on top
Surprise! They’re playing the games on the field again, not on paper and prognostications.
Scoring is down this season, and I’m looking at you, Derek Jeter.
With Tim Lincecum adding a vastly improved slider to his arsenal last September, he now has a menacing pitch for both right-handed and left-handed hitters.
Trevor Cahill may not be Oakland’s best starter, but he’s good. He and three other strong arms could be 2011’s difference makers.
If you’ve read through the comments on my latest Hardball Times feature—Pitching (almost) always wins championships —you’ll notice that a few have pointed out that my graph may be misleading. Full disclosure: It is. Given that, I’d like to post a couple of additional graphs and some thoughts as an addendum to the original piece. […]
They say pitching wins championships. That might be much truer than previously believed.
The American League is still the better league, but the NL is pushing to close the gap with its stable of aces.
Aaron Hill was unlucky last year, there’s no doubt about it. But was it just luck that derailed him?
Here’s a list of people you may have heard of: Les Claypool – the God of Bass – is from the band Primus, Julia Morgan was the architect of the Hearst Castle, Aaron Rodgers is a Superbowl MVP quarterback, Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert, Gregory Peck won the Academy Award for his portrayal […]
Well, he has a better chance than the Cavs.
The last time the Orioles made it to the playoffs, it was 1997. They fell two wins short of going to the World Series, beaten by the Indians. Since then, well, let’s just say it’s been a rough 13 seasons. Craig Calcaterra, responding to a Keith Law ripping of the Orioles’ moves this winter, has […]
If you were going to start a franchise in 2011, which player would you take first: Albert Pujols, Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria, Joey Votto, or maybe Buster Posey? How about Ryan Zimmerman? I might. Rob Neyer just made the fearless jump from ESPN to SBNation, and he’s started to post lists of who will be […]