Archive for November 2006

Why taking Scott Kazmir in your fantasy draft might not be as risky as you think.

The ups and downs of baseball salaries.

More on the CBA and a look at Cisco Field

The Brewers have started a game of musical chairs, and their best hitter may be the odd man out.

A look at what makes teams more prone to being shut down or shut out.

It was a long and winding run-production road from 1987 to 2001. In the first of a three-parter, Steve examines how differently things might have looked had the path, reaching the same destination, been a little straighter

Why Soriano’s contract really isn’t as big as it seems.

The Diamondbacks center fielder may be the game’s most valuable prospect.

Manager merry-go-round comes to an end and a talk with Andrew Zimbalist

How good is an average center fielder?

Speaking of Curt Flood, Steve examines the extraordinary baseball talent produced by Flood’s home town.

Not until nearly four decades after Curt Flood spoke truth to power did his first biography appear, but this year we’ve been treated to two. Steve provides his perspective on the second.

Nine young pitchers who held their own in the offense-oriented Arizona Fall League.

All the details

In ring one: The Boston Red Sox; ring two: Daisuke Matsuzaka; ring three: Scott Boras

A look at Chien-Ming Wang and what the future might hold for him.

Dave explains why it’s not all about the Benjamins.

David tries to estimate just how much the Red Sox should offer their new Japanese superstar.

Is $50 million the new $13 million? Jeff wonders what it all means for Barry Zito, the Red Sox and Japanese baseball.

Mets ground breaking and the manager merry go round winds down