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Sox Therapy: We Still Know Nothin’
No I didn’t go anywhere, why do you ask?
So the Sox are a couple weeks into the season and so far…I don’t think we know anything particularly new. When the season began I felt this was an 83-79, third place team. I like the offense but I had concerns about a few of the down order hitters and I was more troubled about the bullpen than most people. I was confident in Craig Kimbrel of course but 41 year old guys are always question marks, Junichi Tazawa has slowed down badly in three of the ...Read More...
74 comment(s)Posted: April 21, 2016 at 11:59 AM |
Newsblog: 2016 New York City Softball Game
Looks like it will be August 20th this year.
104 comment(s)Posted: April 01, 2016 at 09:33 AM |
Edit: The linked spreadsheet should be useful if you have a minor league draft coming up.
John Sickel’s Top 150. It came out a few days after my simulation league’s minor league draft so it didn’t help me this year. If you haven’t had your draft yet check it out. Also, here’s an Excel sheet of most of my prep work. If you haven’t had your draft yet, I’m positive it can help you.
12 comment(s)Posted: March 30, 2016 at 08:43 AM |
Let it flow, Matt!
38 comment(s)Posted: March 29, 2016 at 10:35 AM |
From what I read, a few beat writers probably do the same thing each spring.
11 comment(s)Posted: March 28, 2016 at 09:36 AM |
Hall of Merit: 2016 Hall of Merit Election Results: Griffey Jr., Mussina, Smoltz and Sheffield elected!
Ken Griffey, Jr., Mike Mussina, John Smoltz and Gary Sheffield join the Hall of Merit as the Class of 2016!
Griffey was named on the top of 21 of the 26 ballots cast, leading the way with 619 of a possible 624 points.
Mussina finished second with 551 points - he was in the top four on 22 ballots. Smoltz finished 3rd with 522 points, top four on 19 ballots. Sheffield secured the last spot with 459 points, he was named on all but one ballot and was top four on 15 of them.
There’s a new guy at ...Read More...
20 comment(s)Posted: December 21, 2015 at 10:36 PM |
Hall of Merit: Mock Pre-Integration Hall of Fame Ballot 2016
See full candidate descriptions here
Vote for zero to four candidates
60 comment(s)Posted: October 30, 2015 at 02:17 PM |
Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1910 Ballot
For 1910, each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 4 November 2015.
Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ballot in the discussion thread by 3 November 2015.
For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.
22 comment(s)Posted: October 21, 2015 at 02:17 PM |
Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1909 Results
Congratulations to Ty Cobb on his first MMP award.
Player Name pts ballots 1sts Tyrus Cobb 116 8 5 Eddie Collins 111 8 3 Honus Wagner 107 8 0 John H Lloyd 90 8 0 Chrs Mathewson 87 8 0 Mordecai Brown 84 8 0 Tris Speaker 67 8 0 Orval Overall 43 5 0 Sam Crawford 41 6 0 Napoleon Lajoie 28 4 0 Donie Bush 24 3 0 Frank Smith 20 3 0 George Gibson 8 1 0 Pete Hill 8 1 0 Frank Baker 6 1 0
8 comment(s)Posted: October 09, 2015 at 10:54 AM |
Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1908 Discussion
The Cubs beat Detroit again in the World Series.
Player SH WS BBR WAR Honus Wagner 56.7 11.5 Napoleon Lajoie 35.3 7.9 Roger Bresnahan 26.8 5.9 Joe Tinker 33.0 7.9 Matty McIntyre 33.0 5.9 Tyrus Cobb 35.4 6.1 Mike Donlin 31.1 6.0 Tommy Leach 29.7 4.8 Hans Lobert 32.3 5.1 Art Devlin 23.5 4.3 Fielder Jones 32.6 4.8 Sherry Magee 25.5 4.7 Johnny Evers 29.3 5.6 Johnny Kling 22.9 3.9 Fred Clarke 27.8 4.8 Bobby Wallace 21.7 6.3 George Stovall 21.8 4.2 Doc ...Read More...
29 comment(s)Posted: July 27, 2015 at 04:14 PM |
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