Archive for July 2005

Aaron looks beyond the obvious to find something concerning about a pitcher who is 9-1 with a 2.49 ERA.

News and notes from the swinging 70’s (part 2–1975-79)

Dan rights an age old wrong and takes a five-year look at baserunning.

Ben looks through the big free agent signings of the offseason and finds a lot of contracts that look like big mistakes thus far.

Is it possible to reverse-jinx a team after you jinxed them?

With his first-place Padres plummeting towards .500, Kevin Towers was busy this weekend.

Athletics stadium talk and the MLB attendance conundrum.

Finding a little extra efficiency in Moneyball.

Steve examines a frank description of the structure of the professional baseball business … from half a century ago.

Aaron gets lost in THT’s stats section.

Aaron talks shirtless shortstops, the greatest office pool ever, bad coaching, and the WNBA.

News and notes from the swinging 1970’s (part 1–1970-74)

Visitor: Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of any statement the other person makes.
(short pause)
Man: No it isn’t.
Monty Python

The many similarities of Sean Burroughs and Mark Teahen.

In the opener of a recurring series, Steve examines the workloads of minor league ace pitchers. Health advisory: those who are inclined to recoil in horror at the sight of high pitch counts and young arms should not view the following without medical supervision.

D.C. Bullies, Las Vegas and Baseball Cards

Although some don’t believe in clutch hitters, that doesn’t mean we should ignore clutch hitting. Does it?

Now that he has 3,000 hits, is Rafael Palmeiro a lock for the Hall of Fame?

JC rates the best and worst players of the first-half according to PrOPS.

Nothing like the All-Star Game and Bud Selig to inspire ranting