Archive for November 2004

Robert looks at what high and moderate pitching workloads might tell us about future performance.

The Giants sign Armando Benitez, the Reds re-sign Paul Wilson and the rest of the news around the majors.

In the lid-lifter of a twin bill, Steve estimates the impact that the 1963-68 top-of-the-shoulder-to-the-bottom-of-the-knee rule book strike zone had on every player’s and every team’s numbers. Maybe it “really” wasn’t as much of a pitcher’s era as we might think.

Henry Blanco played hardball with the Twins, so Minnesota found themselves a new caddy for Joe Mauer.

The Giants are reportedly about to sign Armando Benitez, the Mets make an offer to Pedro Martinez and the rest of the news around the majors.

A quick look at not only who hit what, but who hit what when.

Orlando Cabrera wants 4 or 5 years and the rest of the news around the majors.

The Pirates traded Jason Kendall to the A’s for Mark Redman and Arthur Rhodes and the rest of the news around the majors.

Armando Benitez isn’t interested in the Marlins offer and the rest of the news around the majors.

The Mariners are rumored to be the frontrunners for Carlos Delgado and the rest of the news around the majors.

Craig looks at his first two projected World Cup squads, and sees two teams heading in opposite directions.

Ben takes a look at the strong pool of third basemen and ranks his top 10 keepers at the position. (Updated Dec. 22, 2004.)

The Pirates are about to trade Jason Kendall to the A’s and the rest of the news around the majors.

Aaron’s crystal ball was a little hazy this year.

The Brewers signed Damian Miller and the rest of the news around the majors.

Come along with Steve on a journey into the strange and sad land of Fades and Flops. Be warned: if you like Happy Endings, this is no place for you to go.

Nearly 20 percent of last year’s Win Shares have filed for free agency. Here’s a quick review of the impact free agent losses will have on each team.

The Expos are renamed the Nationals and the rest of the news around the majors.

A quick look at the deals a couple of pitchers signed this weekend.

The Mets re-signed Kris Benson and the rest of the news around the majors.