A busy day in the baseball world today, with David Wells being diagnosed with diabetes, the Phillies struggling with their rotation logjam and one baseball stadium changing its name.
ERA+ is great tool, but it may not telling us the full story when it comes to league and park adjustments.
Two great pitchers, one tough pick
Not literally, of course. David examines the best hitting pitchers of today and yesterday, and many other related questions.
A list of the best major league pitchers since 1900, according to Win Shares Above Bench™
Hopefully, East Coast workers are still alive despite going the entire work morning without the Links.
Daric Barton, Prince Fielder and Travis Snider lead this list of promising young first basemen.
Despite Spring Training still weeks away, there is still baseball going on. Also, find out which iconic sporting franchise Tom Hicks is about to run into the ground!
David explores the current state of umpiring in the major leagues.
Having gone through the top 80 everyday players since 1900, Studes looks at some of the leftovers, two by two.
After a one week hiatus, the Mailbag is back to tackle whether switch hitters hit for more power from the left side and Scandinavian baseball fraud.
A lot of great links today, from the first fantasy columns filtering in to great blog entries from Mets Geek, Athletics Nation and Baseball Analysts.
Does it sometimes seem to you that batters are getting hit by pitches more often than they did 15 or 20 years ago? Guess what: They are. A lot more often.
Nine average pitchers—1,910 major league wins…one Hall of Famer
On Jan. 22, 1969, the Expos traded Donn Clendenon to the Houston Astros. Unhappy with the move, Clendenon announced his retirement. So how did he end up the MVP of the World Series for the Miracle Mets that year?
Studes returns to his review of the all-time top 80 everyday players, ranked by Win Shares Above Bench.
In 17 starts last year, the Brewers ace made history.
Who knew there was so much young talent in the NL West?
25 pitchers, from A-ball to the big leagues, who surrendered the most home runs with the wind blowing to the outfield.
Would you pay $29 for PI? If the answer is no, then think again.