Archive for November 2011

Should the Mariners try to trade Felix Hernandez?

A fond recollection of players that didn’t bring championships, but instead memories that will last forever.

Now they look like one of the most balanced teams in the postseason.

The Angels will need a nice run to make the season-ending series against Texas meaningful.

What players have hit the most homers in August?

“The tragic night is a condition of life, a condition in which the human personality is able to flower and realize itself.”

Who has hit the most homers in July?

Which players have had the best homer totals in June?

“I think the American West really attracts me because it’s romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.”- Ang Lee (not Carlos Lee)

What players have had the best homer totals in May?

“I guess you could say I went west. You know, the way of Horatio Alger, Davy Crockett, the Donner Party…”

Are we witnessing a historic rash of injuries to MLB’s biggest stars?

What players have had the best homer totals in April?

A modest proposal to end sabermetric analysis in baseball

Short answer: I like them, even when they’re not very good.

Jonah Keri’s book on the Rays describes how a small market team tries to compete in the American League East.

The NCAA has issued new standards for college baseball bats. Many agree this will change the game, but there’s not a clear consensus on whether that change will be for the better—until now, that is.

This rule impacts the major league draft every year, as well as some top-level pitching prospects in the past few years.

Can there be more than three outs in a half-inning?

This one appears to be a rule where umpires increasingly ignore intent.