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Thursday, March 05, 2015
I can’t believe I missed one.
It sounds like being Mr. Met gives a guy a big head.
I’m not a health food nut but this stuff doesn’t look appealing. (OK, maybe I’d try the bacon on a stick. Who doesn’t like bacon?)
While I sympathize with Hamilton battle with addiction and hope he wins this fight, I don’t believe it’s unreasonable that he should lose the money he won’t be earning during his time away from the game. This isn’t his first second chance. Mistakes have consequences. From what I’ve seen in my life, avoiding consequences after repeated mistakes doesn’t ultimately help the person change. Ultimately, whatever decision gets made, Josh Hamilton’s choices will control his future.
If he’s used right, I expect Alex will have enough in the tank to be a net positive for the Yankees. Of course, while doing that, he will be the most expensive part-time player in history.
I agree with Joel Sherman. Organizations that consistently win have a culture that focuses on doing things that foster winning. At the core it’s about finding every possible way to increase a team’s odds of winning.
This doesn’t paint an optimistic view of Dozier’s future.
Pittsburgh Press, March 5, 1915:
A gun in your pocket on the field? That seems ill-advised. Tim Raines’s cocaine vials are no longer the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard of an MLB player keeping in his back pocket during a game.
Here’s a nice article about Mike Norris.
When was this?
If I were a betting man, I’d bet that all managers feel the same way.
I was never a fan of bat tape.
That’s a harsh headline. (Click through to the article.)
For the foodies:
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
A summary of a Sloan Sports Analytics Conference presentation demonstrating that properly deployed spring training statistics can indeed improve preseason projections.
The Chicago Cubs of Milwaukee?
MLB picked the right man for this job.
I’m really looking forward to this.
Talking about Trout’s “problem” hitting a fastball is like complaining about the ugly feet of a supermodel.
Can Ryan Howard rebound?
♬ All we are saying is…give A-Rod a chance. ♫
Grantland Rice in the Pittsburgh Press, March 4, 1915:
I’ll give this a shot in the comments. My border will follow ...Read More...
Rosenthal has a plan.
You can’t know the players without a
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