[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…
Jud Cybermetric people do not think out of the box. Cybermetric people do not think like Francona..Cybermetric people are great at
apparently Fenech feels JD would be the most likely all star trade candidate - and unless Upton exercises his 'opt
StorminNorman$ great comments Ole Miss & Tony - as for Francona, instead of Mgr of the Yr, he should get Mgr
Tony de Florida I was saving these for until the Cubs won but right now they look like they are working to extend
Tony de Florida I can see interest in Miggy and JV. I can not imagine anyone taking Victor unless as a gift or
Only Tiger Fan in Mississippi Stormin...I have been following this too and here's an update:
To say everyone is eligible for trade makes me think
can you spare some 'change' Mr Avila?
StorminNorman$ ditto Jud! ...the competency gap (compared to Ausmus) is striking
Francona/CLE have two of their better SP's go down prior
B.J. Rassam This season was a tough one for the Tigers and their fans
Jim Eggers USMC Jud- you have nailed this post season down.... could not agree more with all you wrote... +10!