Archive for December 2013

A look at the greatest players from small towns.

A look at pitchers who aren’t quite good enough to be the best.

Some of the best players ever aren’t even the best players from their hometowns.

David Ross got one chance to be a big league starter. It’s a shame he never got another.

Your favorite version of WAR might say something very different from mine. Who’s right and how do we handle it?

Baseball is poetry. This column is about baseball. We’ll leave it at that.

Five games left, but there’s still some interesting stuff going on.

I am running on fumes, but Shin-Soo Choo is back. At least that’s something.

The Reds, Pirates, and Cardinals can just about punch their tickets, but how well do they stack up for the playoffs?

Look, it’s a long season. I have to get creative to stay interested. Also, there’s a lot of Buehrle-tasticness here, if that’s your thing.

A steady hand makes his first appearance and we explore the artistic side of Miguel Cabrera.

A second triple crown seems at least possible, and Francisco Liriano makes a fleeting appearance.

How good is Miguel Cabrera? And how about that Mike Trout?

Whether you like it or not (and even if you don’t really care), A-Rod is back. Also, Miguel Cabrera shows us who’s boss.

We look at Yu Darvish, Mike Trout makes an appearance, and Linden wins the national pun championship for his titling of this article.

Be happy Pirates fans. Be happy.

Adam Wainwright, shockingly, is good. Also, Baltimore and Tampa Bay can pick it.

This week, we look at the chances that something historic really does happen this year.

Our big trio is in good company, and not just with Ned Isaakov.

Chris Davis continues to impress, and you should believe in him because it’s better than being all grouchy and stuff.