[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…
the cheeseman (Gorgonzola) is likely gone - and another pitcher...and when they activate Avila, Holaday will return to Toledo
Coleman The Tigers have added Will Ferrell to their bullpen. Oh wait, make that Jeff Ferrell. They have also called up
StorminNorman$ KC just lost 4 in a row - scoring only 6 runs in those 4 games...KC and the rest of