Some Thoughts On A Big Baseball Scandal
Yesterday I wrote about a baseball scandal. Throughout baseball, the story struck a chord. Immediately I got calls and messages from people in the game. Scouts, front office guys, trainers, agents and former players all wanted to weigh in. For the most part, it was folks railing against the dysfunctional system that has been in place in Latin America for decades and has only become more dangerous...
Alex Rodriguez = David Ortiz
Career postseason numbers: David Ortiz, Lord Of All That Is Clutch: 289 PA, 69 H, 18 2B, 2 3B, 12 HR, 41 BB, 64 SO, .908 OPS (.283/.388/.520) Alex Rodriguez, Chokiest Choker Who Ever Choked: 299 PA, 69 H, 16 2B, 0 3B, 13 HR, 37 BB, 63 SO, .884 OPS (.277/.386/.498)
What's Wrong With Albert Pujols?
What’s wrong with Albert Pujols? That seems to be what every Cardinals fan, baseball fan or fantasy owner who drafted him first overall (myself included) has been wondering this year. Here’s what I think: Pujols’ hamstring injury is bothering him way, way more than people realize. Pujols came down with some “mild tightness” in his left hamstring on April 24. His pre- and post-hamstring injury...