May 22, 2013
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How do we know what we know, and can we be sure?
These guys hit the ball really hard but seldom struck out.
Where have all the Heinies gone?
Everyone knows about Ichiro Suzuki's crazy 2004 season, but Brad Wilkerson deserves some love of his own.
Because Lidge over troubled waters has been done to death.
Spud, Dolph, Hal, Buddy, and the rest.
Same as it ever was? Eh, not so much.
Some of these guys turned out to be pretty good.
Geoff chats with Padres President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Garfinkel.
Who the heck is Lance Richbourg?
Joe Mauer or Ichiro Suzuki may do something that hasn't happened in the American League in more than 50 years.
What typically happens to 22-year-old middle infielders with no previous big-league experience?
What sounds like the name of a jazz trumpeter and has three left arms?
How well did the "Favorite Toy" predict which players would hit 500 homers?
Who moved my cheese? Again?
Second verse, same as the first... only older.
Some players need more seasoning than others.
You could win a lot of games with these guys.
The hardest base to steal is first.
Adrian Gonzalez has done something this year that Ted Williams and Barry Bonds never did.
Edwin Jackson and Adam Lind are finally fulfilling their potential.
The 1995 Cleveland Indians played 13 extra-inning games and won them all.
The 1969 Montreal Expos played 12 extra-inning games and lost them all.
Delves into the career of pitcher Tony Cloninger
Four walks in a game? It's gotta be the shoes.
If the pitch is in the next zip code and you swing at it, you might be a hacker.
Searching for the Tony Cloninger of relievers.
The Oakland A's once scored four runs or more in 17 straight games and won them all.
Remember when Garry Templeton was better than Ozzie Smith, and Rick Burleson was better than both of them?
Got to be good lookin' 'cause he's so hard to see.
Fire. The wheel. Tim Laudner.
As Benjamin Disraeli once noted, "there is no education like adversity."