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The Rose Award For 4-29-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Alex Cora of the Boston Red Sox, who went two- for-four with three RBI and scored two runs in a 7-4 win over the New York Yankees. David Ortiz, Cora, and Ma...

Police Chief on Hancock death - "It appears that he just merely didn't see the tow truck."
How can he not see a tow truck, right in front of him?. Prolly playing with the radio or cell phone. Thank god this reckless driver only killed himself.

Biggio watch
Not only is Biggio on his way to 3,000 hits, he's also 4 hit-by-pitch away from becoming the all-time leader: This would be th...

Cardinals Pitcher Fatally Crashes SUV - looks like speeding again Cardinals Pitcher Josh Hancock Dies In St. Louis Car Accident April 29, 2007 12:15 p.m. EST Todd Sikorski - AH...

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The Rose Award For 4-28-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Jacque Jones of the Chicago Cubs, who went three-for-four with four RBI and scored one run in a 8-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jones hit a bases-load...

Aren't umpires supposed to know the rules?
In a game between the Indians and Orioles on Saturday home plate umpire Marvin Hudson nullified a run scored on a play in which the third out was by appeal on one runner after a different ...

Barry Bonds hysteria
The hysteria propagated by the sports media over Barry Bonds' use of steroid cream is greatly overblown. If I made a list of all the despicable things human beings have ever done...a person ...

Maynard shitting his drawers yet?
Bonds once again leading the majors in OPS. Maynard obsessive-compulsively pores over the OPS leaderboards (come on, we all know he does) and when he sees this he's like, "Oh shit...."...

The Rose Award For 4-27-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Julio Lugo of the Boston Red Sox, who went three-for-four with three RBI and scored three runs in a 11-4 win over the New York Yankees. Daisuke Matsuzaka ov...

The Rose Award For 4-26-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Tony Clark of the Arizona Diamondbacks, who went two-for-four with three RBI and scored two runs in a 7-4 win over the San Diego Padres. The Diamondbacks fe...

Become the Complete Catcher
If you are a catcher that needs to learn everything that goes on behind the plate from working with your pitcher, to reading the hitter, to presenting every pitch to the umpire and how to pr...

Baseball is a game for kids!!!
REAL men are into football. Baseball is a kiddie game.

Get Away Days
I am not sure but I think MLB has some sort of rule that on get-away-day the teams have to play a day game if they are traveling X-miles for the next days game. Does anyone know exactly h...

The REAL Rose Award for 4-25-07
The REAL Rose Award goes to Bill Wilkerson of the Texas Rangers who went 0 for 5 with 3 LOB against the Baltimore Orioles. -- "When I get the record (for most major league hits), all i...

The Rose Award For 4-25-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies, who went five-for-five with three RBI and scored one run in a 9-3 win over the Washington Nationals. Jon Lieber li...

Starting and blown out in Game 6 and relieving 7
In Post Season has anyone ever started and been blown out early in Game 6 and relieved in Game 7. If it has never happened or worked out well do you think it could? Really have to...

The Rose Award For 4-24-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Magglio Ordonez of the Detroit Tigers, who went three-for-three with three RBI and scored three runs in a 9-8 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Erick Aybar ch...

Is Rickey playing?
If so, where? cordially, as always, rm -- A statfan, who refused to fly after reading of the alarmingly high probability that there will be a bomb on any given pl...

MLB stat question: X W-L
Hi, MLB shows in their stats a calculated "X W-L" figure which represents the expected won-loss record based on runs scored and runs allowed, using this formula: RS^1.82/((RS^1....

David Halberstam's Last Words.
"Pete Rose belongs in the Hall of Fame."

The Rose Award For 4-23-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox, who went three-for-four with five RBI and scored two runs in a 7-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. Mark Buhrle didn'...

Wrigley Field: Overated
So last night I am in Chicago on a business trip and I decide to take some time to catch the game last night between the Brewers and the Cubs. It was my first trip to Wrigley Field, and I w...

good news and bad news...
The good news is that the Jays are ahead of the NYY. The bad news is that the Jays are one game out of the basement... They don't have a third baseman to replace Glaus. They don't ha...

David Halberstam RIP
I didn't have a whole lot of exposure to his writing other than his book on Jordan (perhaps the definitive one of its type), but I felt a twinge of loss at his sudden passing today. I thnk ...

The Rose Award For 4-22-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Dan Uggla of the Florida Marlins, who went three-for-five with six RBI and scored three runs in a 12-6 win over the Washington Nationals. Uggla homered twic...

Explaining difficulty in more visual terms
Let's say that you have two J-type curves. (You statistical types could think of the curves as one half of a normal distribution turned on their side.) The curves represent the distributio...

What is it with the Yankees, Red Sox, and four-in-a-row.. blow a 3-0 lead?

The Rose Award For 4-21-2007.
The Rose Award goes to Carlos Guillen of the Detroit Tigers, who went two-for-four with four RBI and scored one run in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Jermaine Dye doubled in...

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