Michael Phelps had the perfect ending. Well, except for one thing: There ARE no perfect endings.
A few thoughts on diminishing runs, expanding games and the rules already on the books that could solve everything (including the Antarctic ice sheet).
My overly long take on Field of Dreams … and why, dammit, I can’t help but love it.
Got a big piece coming on baseball movies — specifically one baseball movie — but in the meantime, it’s been a little while since I’ve told the Jim Kern story. So here it is with photo.
So, thanks to Chris over at Beyond the Box Score for putting together an Intentional Walk Rage Scale Leaderboard.
In honor of Jose Abreu, I take a little look at the greatest ever home run starts and the stories behind them.
This might not matter to anyone else, but Tuesday night I was watching a little bit of the Kansas City Royals game on television. I still try to catch Royals’ broadcasts at times because of my friend Ryan Lefebvre; I consider him a superb broadcaster. I almost wrote “superb young broadcaster,” but it occurs to…
Fun for the entire family. Well, maybe not the entire family. Well, maybe not fun.
Just a few days after Ned Yost made me invent the Intentional Walk Rage System, Texas manager Ron Washington tries to break it.
And there aren’t enough productive outs in the world for them to make up for it.