Using retrosheet play-by-play to judge historical defense. From 56-86 Whitaker was the best defensive 2nd baseman using this method – and that was only a fraction of his career. Plus Al Kaline was tops in right field.
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Dan Fox looks at those individuals who are a good candidate for a shiift (like for Big Papi, Hafner, Thome, etc). Curtis shows up on the list, but his speed and bunting threat would probably be a deterrent.
i'll go on record as agreeing w/technology calling balls & strikes - leaving an ump behind the plate to tend
McGahee sent down, Jacoby Jones (rookie) gets the start at 3B tonight... Boyd also sent down...hmmmm. JJones may
Tony de Florida Salty may not have a bunch of hits but he sure has a lot of important ones. Good thing, The
jud Can't believe I saw what I just looked at....Salty does it ,yet again, and again ,and again!
jud 13-13 in August as the Tigers march towards the playoffs..Kansas City now tied and tomorrow they will go 1 up..but
Tony de Florida Our crack broadcasting team just put up a slide saying Shields pitched 5 innings, Rod just corrected it to 6.
Tony de Florida I don't know how you all feel about this game but for me it's a downer. I have watched Shields
jud Now how in the world can you bring in JWilson in a tie game?? Been scored on 8 of his