Archive for August 2009

So sayeth Jon Heyman. He’ll probably do well there, though pitching ain’t exactly the Giants’ biggest concern.

Always good to see merit being rewarded: The Royals have reached a tentative agreement with general manager Dayton Moore on a four-year contract extension that runs through 2014. The new deal could be announced as soon as tonight. The move confirms owner David Glass’ belief that Moore has the organization pointed in the right direction […]

I hit up the Miguel Tejada pitch-tipping thing at NBC over the weekend, but I didn’t think too deeply about it. I stand by my initial thoughts on the matter though, which were (a) I don’t know if he was doing it or not and I’m not sure anything in the article proved that he […]

Via Pinto, The Detroit Tigers Weblog declares D-Train over: The rocky Tigers career of Dontrelle Willis has been well documented. And the story just keeps getting sadder as Willis walked 8 hitters in his rehab start for Toledo. There is this rush in sports conversation today to be the first to declare someone “done” and […]

We enter September with the divisional races almost completely sewn up but the Wild Card still up in the air.

lar knows what I likes: In fact, since 1908, when Eddie Cicotte made it to the major leagues for good, there has been at least one pitcher carrying the knuckleball banner in the big leagues every year – and that’s even ignoring the pitchers who only lasted 3 or 4 years in the majors. The […]

Jason has way more interesting vacations than I do. Hell, even when I go to San Diego like he did, I just end up hanging out at the In-N-Out Burger where my brother works until his shift is up and then we go drink beers by the beach until the sun comes up. Wait, come […]

A look at how sometimes we place too little emphasis on current year statistics.

A look at eight more players on keeper bubbles

Book review: Durocher tells it as he thought it was