[Insider content]: Rob talks about pitchers batting 8th and that it does net a team a few more runs over a season. For those of you who were drawing comparisons to Pudge batting 8th to Larussa’s strategy.
Internet buddy and Padres blogger Geoff Young has released his second Padres annual. Last year’s was awesome – even for non Padres diehards – and with a year of experience this one looks to be better. Also available in PDF
A look at “cheap” homers from last year to see who might get lucky this year, and who was lucky last year. The Tigers had the 2nd lowest “cheap” homer rate in the majors last year. Meaning that with a normal number of cheapies…
Tony de Florida To me, whatever a player signs for he is worth or he wouldn't have gotten it! But just like the
StorminNorman$ ...not to split hairs Jud, but Scherzer signed a $210M (7 yr)...so its $100M more than Z-man
guess this means DET
jud LETS see Zimmerman for Scherzer....hmmmmm...$200 vs $110 mil.....is Scherzer worth the extra 90 frickin mil.....hmmmm!
And I won't make $2+
jud Money as we have found out in this game doesn't mean squat.....it's just more pizzas!!!....specially as Norman posted it's OPM!!
apparently a 'done deal' ...pending a physical
This should be another step in the right direction... now to add a couple
jud Zimmerman...5 years $110 mil......done.......hey Al......keep up the good work......K-Rod...Maybin ( basically for free!)....and Zimmerman...that's some good work!....still Wish you would
DET could be close to signing Zimmerman (SP)... who could be a 'poor man's Grienke'...
StorminNorman$ Amen Jim!
...DET will see AA Jr 18 times next year, and although he may hit better in CWS Comiskey (or
Jim EggersUSMC Appears we will no longer have "Auto K" Alex Avila to kick around anymore! Look for the White Sox team