In this site’s day-old tradition of slightly modifying and re-packaging headlines from FanGraphs.com, the author presents the following and hastily made slideshow, which serves as a definitely unnecessary response to Paul Swydan’s recent piece regarding the current state of the Boston Red Sox.
Both sabermetric orthodoxy and common sense suggest that Gomes isn't the right choice to bat leadoff for the Red Sox.
Despite the fact that he'd be excellent for the role, Ellsbury now plays for a different team, making him a bad candidate.
Never walked softly, but did carry a big stick, according to legend. Poor candidate, though, owing to how he's dead.
Tom Hulce as Mozart
Maddening laugh, on the one hand. Not a baseball player, also.
Famously tried as corpse. Unfortunately, also dead.