Archive for October 2008

Manny Ramirez is set to join the pantheon of great League Championship Series players.

The Twins’ sweep of the White Sox means a crazy weekend is in store for the AL Central. It’s likely to extend into Monday.

Only six teams have wrapped up a division title earlier than the Angels did this year. Here’s how they prepared for the postseason.

As the Tampa Bay Rays continue their push to the postseason, do their starters have them poised for a deep run in October?

Never heard of the guy until this year? That’s okay. You’re not alone.

Mike Mussina’s turnaround is one for the ages.

The Rays have a chance to become the second American League team to go from last place to the top spot in a single season. And the first was….

Some of the more questionable All-Star reserve selections of the past 30 years.

A review of the latest edition of the popular baseball sim.

The top contact hitters so far this season.

Expectations were high following a breakout 2006 season. How it all went wrong.

Using the Three True Outcomes, a look at players who made a living putting the ball in play from 1920 to 1955.

Using the Three True Outcomes, a look at five players who specialized in making the defense work.

Great Aprils from 1981 to the present.

Opening Day 2008 featured some outstanding baseball. How did this year’s games compare to the more notable openers since 2000?

Everything’s magnified on Opening Day

There’s a bit of optimism in KC. Is it warranted?

A look at the increase in walk rate as a harbinger of future decline.

Twenty years ago last month, arbitrator Thomas Roberts granted no-risk free agency to seven players.

Continuing our reckless spending to put together an outfield (and DH)