AL Manager - Has to be Guillen
Right? Or is the NY-bias going to push Torre and his $200M payroll for this award?

Comeback Player of the Year Award - Mark Ellis
This shouldn't even be a contest. And I'm not talking about the steroid boy in New York. Why isn't Mark Ellis a shoo-in for this award? The guy didn't play all last season because...

The Rose Award For 9-29-05.
The Rose Award goes to Mike Sweeney of the Kansas City Royals, who went three-for-four with five RBI and scored two runs in a 10-6 win over the Minnesota Twins. Sweeney hit a home...

Felipe Alou??
Is Felipe Alou a great manager?

More fuel for the AL MVP vote
One point that's been made in the argument about the AL MVP vote is that a disproportionate share of ARod's HRs have come in blowout wins, while Ortiz's have been more likely to be game de...

Postseason schedule question
Since the "play every game at the same time" experiment of 1995, the AL and NL have alternated from year-to-year on which LCS starts on Tuesday, and which on Wednesday. But, apparently the ...

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The Next 300 game winner
Glavine won his 275th game. If he can play two more seasons and remain healthy, he should win his 300th in 2007 (although he could retire today and is guaranteed a spot in the Hall). <...

Not Enough Rose Awards.
True, not having the services of Barry 'Juice' Bonds hurt the Giants a lot this year, but of even greater consequence is the fact that the Giants didn't win many Rose Awards this year. ...

The Rose Award For 9-28-05.
The Rose Award goes to Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies, who went three-for-five with five RBI and scored three runs in a 16-6 win over the New York Mets. Utley hit a thre...

Who's worse than...
I wonder who's the worst hitter to keep a place in the major leagues. I figure 4000 plate appearances is plenty sufficient - who has the lowest BA or OPS (or pick your offensive measureme...

Genius Billy Beane eliminated
Gotta love it. Baseball Prospectus's "genius" Billy Beane gets eliminated again, and he still hasn't won anything. In addition, his boy wonder in Los Angeles has built one of the worst tea...

Cliff Lee for AL Cy Young
He just knows how to win. 18-4. Roger McDowell reincarate. (Actually, he does look like Chuck Finley.) If Lee played in a band, Peter Gammons would have already...

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The Rose Award For 9-27-05.
The Rose Award goes to Ramon Hernandez of the San Diego Padres, who went two-for-four with seven RBI and scored one run in a 9-6 win over the San Francisco Giants. Hernandez hit a...

Once Again LaRussa limps into postseason
I know they got to the world series last year, and I know they had guys that needed the rest, but I questioned last year, the decision to rest up and sacrifice momentum for the post se...

5 game series advantage
Man, I'm starting to think the wild card team should have to play all away games or maybe just one home game (Jockety was pushing this idea this past week) because when you look at the Astro...

Babe Ruth used illegal drugs
Babe Ruth was an inveterate and unrepentant alcoholic throughout his career. Alcohol was illegal throughout the United States during The Babe's heyday. Babe is enshrined inside the Hall of F...

The Rose Award For 9-26-05.
The Rose Award goes to Jason Repko of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who went two-for-five with four RBI and scored one run in a 9-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Dodgers are now...

Most surprising team?
In your opinion, which team has been the most surprising team this season? The one who ended up doing far beyond what you would have thought they had any business doing. In a positive sens...

Steroids - a lifetime ban for a first offense
Of course the players union would never agree to such an idea (and management probably wouldn't like it either for that matter) but it would certainly get the players attention to clean up t...

Scoring question
I look at the MLB website for the New York Yankees often. When they show the stats for a game their is a column called LOB. Yesterday Bubba Crosby batted 5 times but the LOB column showed ...

The Rose Award For 9-25-05.
The Rose Award goes to Mike Piazza of the New York Mets, who went two-for-three with three RBI and scored two runs in a 6-5 win over the Washington Nationals. The Mets eliminate W...

way to go DavidNClark!
ever since you posted the following on 9/16: "Posted here fairly often a few years ago...nowadays it just seems like RC/25 and that silly Rose Award are the only things keeping this pl...

Baseball an Einstein's theory of relativity
Do you think it's possible to change the universe with baseball?

The Rose Award For 9-24-05.
The Rose Award goes to Luis Gonzalez of the Arizona Diamondbacks, who went three-for-four with three RBI and scored three runs in a 8-5 win over the San Diego Padres. Chad Tracy d...

Tie in AL east
Who takes the title if they both have the same win/loss record? TIA ------ Neil

Seriously...Caminiti and Canseco can't be touched, Bonds won't be...isn't Raffy somewhat of a fall guy in all of this? Tom

Barry Bonds is the real deal
There is no chemical substance known to mankind that can make a baseball player perform the kind of miracles Bonds delivers on a daily basis. Hitting a curveball with the kind of devastating...

Teams and doubles
If Victor Martinez and Casey Blake can hit 1 and 2 more doubles this season, the Indians will have 7 players with at least 30 doubles. If Aaron Boone can hit just one more double, all...

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