- What Was Matt Williams Thinking? Maybe This
As you've probably heard by now, Matt Williams had a bad seventh inning on Tuesday night. Dave Cameron took Williams' bullpen maneuvers apart nicely in his Just a Bit Outside column at Fox Sports
- FG on Fox: Matt Williams Screws Up
strategy is part of the job, and on Tuesday night, Matt Williams failed at that part of the job in the most important game of his team's season. And while we cannot know what would have happened
- A Quick Defense of Matt Williams
On Saturday night, Matt Williams removed Jordan Zimmermann with one out to go, trying to preserve a 1-0 lead. Drew Storen entered immediately gave up a single to Buster Posey and a double Pablo
- Will Matt Williams Tip Over?
The above is a GIF of Matt Williams. I made this GIF, so I'm the only one who really knows the answer to the question in the title. Here's the scenario I'm
- Sorry, Bryce: Matt Williams is Right
third and Zim playing left is something that would be good for this team. I think that should be what’s happening.”
Essentially, Harper's return forced Matt Williams to make a choice between two
- Nick Williams' Big Bat Overshadows K/BB Issues
positive impression on me than outfielder Nick Williams.
Williams didn't enter the season with as big of a name as the above players, but that's not to say he was off the map--he was selected
- Found: Ted Williams' Self-Proclaimed Heat Map
Ted Williams didn't play during the Heat Map Era. He also didn't play during the Internet, Grunge, Civil Rights, Designated Hitter, or David Bowie Era. But Mr. Williams still understood
- Ask Dr. Mitch Williams, M.D.
, right? That’s why I, Dr. Mitch Williams, M.D., am here to answer your questions about healthiness.
Q: I’m a college pitcher, and after my last start my arm was feeling sore. What should I do? Do I
- Mason Williams: Next Great Yankees Center Fielder?
long term future in the outfield. I’ve been very impressed by the looks I’ve gotten at star prospect Mason Williams. While he is recovering from shoulder surgery and obviously not ready to fill
- Ted Williams, Even on a Gameshow, Flashes Consistency
NEW YORK -- Ted Williams, often viewed as the model for hitting consistency in baseball, flirted with perfection on Sunday when he nearly went 11 for 11 in saying the word "yes" the exact same
- Top Beard/Spectacles Combination: Matthew Williams
Currently, Matthew Williams is a right-hander for Sydney of the Australian Baseball League. Before that, he was a pitching prospect in the Twins organization for six years. Before that, he lived
- Kenny Williams Makes Delicious Chicken Salad
There might not be a harder to evaluate GM in sports than Kenny Williams. Since 2006, his teams have alternated between winning and losing seasons each year, so his team's recent performance track
- Q&A: Reggie Smith, Borderline Hall of Famer
was Reggie Smith. Some might argue that Dwight Evans or Bobby Bonds would be a better call, but Smith certainly has his bona fides. As a seven-time all-star, he accumulated 71.8 WAR between 1966
- Mason Williams Moving Up The Ranks
As an over slot fourth round pick in the 2010 draft, the New York Yankees awarded Mason Williams with the largest bonus of their draft class. Two years later, Williams possesses a strong set of tools
- Bernie Williams, Post Season and the Hall of Fame
The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will release its list of soon-to-be inductees on Monday. Some discussion has focused on Bernie Williams and how much his postseason performance should count
- Things We Now Know about Kenny Williams
If you prefer your news to be five days old, then you'll be gobsmacked to learn that White Sox GM Kenny Williams had his posh Chicago townhouse robbed and violated recently. This of course sounds
- Spectacles/Mustache/Mutton Chops/No Neck Package Deal: Walt Williams
Walt Williams, man. What can you say? It's one thing to have played Major League Baseball. It's another to have played Major League Baseball without a frigging neck.
Respect, Walt Williams
- Jerome Williams Returns to the Majors
After a hiatus of over four years, Jerome Williams is back in the majors. After coming up with the Giants as a 21-year-old in 2003, he’s bounced around to the Cubs, Nationals, Twins, Dodgers
- Kenny Williams' Quiet Trade Deadline
White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams is notorious for being active around the trade deadline. Yet with his team only three games out of first place the morning of the deadline -- for the first
- Half-Baked Theories: Mose Schrute and Mitch Williams
And now here's major-league closer turned fearless opinion-shaper, Mitch Williams ...
Not many beards these days say, "I was named for an Old Testament character, and I occasionally entertain
- The Feast of Reggie the Other
Our feast-day series continues today with:
Reggie the Other
Life: Reggie Smith is one of the better players the modern fan maybe hasn't heard of. While possessing no standout tool, Smith hit
- Readings: Reggie Jackson, Part III
I say that the basic idea is to share lightly annotated passages and ideas from interesting baseball-related books.
Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October
- Readings: Reggie Jackson, Part II
Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October by Dayn Perry
A Note on the Notes
Today's edition of Readings is both bullet- and trivia-heavy
- Readings: Reggie Jackson by NotGraphs' Dayn Perry
Boston's David Ortiz gets to second base with Reggie Jackson.
Recently, in these pages, I made a case for a way of discussing books in a manner conducive to NotGraphs. You can read those exact
- Kenny Williams and Mike Rizzo Fall For Different Types
Sox 4.3 MPH
Not much about Kenny Williams is predictable. When most think he’s going left, he darts right. When folks expect him to sit, he stands. When they say jump, he hovers lightly over
- Cleaning Up Kenny Williams' Mess