Archive for May 2005

David presents a system for ranking Epstein, Sabean, Beane and the others.

Roger Clemens sets the modern day career RSAA record and the rest of the news around the majors.

His mother always told him not to say anything at all if he didn’t have something nice to say, but Aaron discusses the 2005 Oakland A’s anyway.

Frank Thomas comes off the DL today, Bret Boone hits his 250th career HR, Roy Halladay pitches a shutout and the rest of the news around the majors.

Mark Prior goes on the DL, the Cubs and Giants make a trade, the Redsox have a huge offensive outburst and the rest of the news around the majors.

Mark Prior suffers a bad injury, Derrek Lee has a big game, Pedro Martinez combines for a shutout and the rest of the news around the majors.

Addition by subtraction. The Marlins could be one of MLB’s crown jewels if they could get rid of the idiots at the top.

Alex Rodriguez ties Dale Murphy on the HR list, Jake Peavy pitches his first career SHO, plenty of roster moves and the rest of the news around the majors.

You want the truth, you can’t handle the truth!
— Homer Simpson

Aaron talks partying, typing, and being delusional.

Twins stadium deal lives on, and Bud Selig says viva Las Vegas.

Roger Clemens ties the modern day career RSAA record, Sammy Sosa comes off the DL, Alex Rodriguez hits 2 HR and the rest of the news around the majors.

J.C. analyzes the predictive power of DIPS and digs a little deeper to examine how much control, if any, pitchers have over hits on balls in play.

It’s a little early in the season to be discussing Win Shares, but here are some of the Win Share figures that merit discussion.

The Reds designated Danny Graves for assignment, the Angels placed Francisco Rodriguez on the DL, trade rumors and the rest of the news around the majors.

Aaron looks at the two sides to struggling in Los Angeles.

The Twins tied a team SO record and the rest of the news around the majors.

Vladimir Guerrero goes on the DL, Jim Thome comes off the DL, Royce Clayton reaches 300 2B and the rest of the news around the majors.

Vladimir Guerrero is injured, Alex Rodriguez passes 450 career RCAA, Jason Varitek has a unique HR streak and the rest of the news around the majors.

Once again the office of the commissioner provides unintentional humor in its game of extortion.