Archive for the 'Managing' Category

Join Steve as he embarks upon a tale of three National League cities, asking some intriguing variations on the theme of, “What if?”

Minnesota’s pitching coach finds his philosophy at odds with that of the organization

Who are the last living players of memorable managers from days of yore?

Do we know what we don’t know?

It’s not just players who find their jobs on the line during spring training. Sometimes the managers have to watch for the boom.

Some managers are ready to leave notable marks this season.

A look back at the late Orioles skipper.

We learn that there must be 50 ways to leave your lover. Is there any way for our Phillies or Mets to get our Cardinals to take leave of first place?

Love will keep The Captain and Tennille together. Can anything come between our Cardinals and first place?

Can it be that it was all so simple then, or has time rewritten every line? Let’s look at the way our counterfactual friends were.

Eddie Kendricks got to keep on truckin’. How will our three franchises roll?

Your mama don’t dance, and your daddy don’t rock and roll. Will our heroes do better than that?

Don McLean drove his Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry. What will our franchises discover this year?

Let’s swing into the ’70s with our latest fictional fun.

Join Steve as he launches another virtual scenario, triple-franchise style.

With a little tinkering under the hood, we can modify WPA’s Clutch score to grade bullpens.

A Hall of Fame passing, free agent news, and a managerial hiring hit the Hot Stove this week.

The Hot Stove League season has arrived. That means managerial rumors, free agent bargaining, and even a looming Hall of Fame election.

With a little tinkering under the hood, we can modify WPA’s Clutch score to grade bullpens.

When prominent managers last just one year on the job, and what this tell us about the futures of Bobby Valentine and Ozzie Guillen.