Archive for May 2010

You know, The Massive Scarlet Mechanical Apparatus would be great name for a 1960s psychedelic rock band. And if they were anything like this ball club, they’d be much more than a one-hit wonder.

The look back at the 1980 Topps set continues with an examination of the original “Boomer.”

Featured in this week’s Waiver Wire are a few more potential save vultures, a rehabbing strikeout artist, and some useful bats in deeper leagues.

Week 8 in the AL Waiver Wire series assesses the value of Carlos Santana, Jake Fox, Max Scherzer, Julio Borbon, Luke Scott, amongst others … plus Jose Bautisa watch!

Presenting you with the draft’s 40 best prospects, including breakdowns for the top dirty dozen.

Jeff cracks open the spreadsheets and ranks the top college draft prospects.

On May 26, 1973, Louis “Chicken” Hawks died in California. Hawks had a limited career, so he did not make the cut for Richard’s All-Bird Team. Read on to find out who did.

Thursday’s twice-weekly TUCK! toon

A team’s stars lie within itself.

Does the endowment effect actually hinder our abilities to improve our teams?

Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference.

The latest in the business of baseball

Aces probably ruined a lot of fantasy team ERAs this week.

How much is it costing you?

In honor of this week’s renewal of their rivalry, Chris presents the 10 greatest games with these games – all 15 of them. (And you probably thought a person had to be good at math to write for THT.)

A week after giving some pitchers to target, we turn our attention to offense.

Dayton Moore’s squad goes under the knife.

Some middle infield reinforcements, some catching help, a couple of starting pitchers and a shot-in-the-dark save vulture.

A new book has Bruce Markusen thinking about beanbag chairs, key parties and players who don’t bathe regularly in this week’s Confidential.