Let me start by saying I’m not close-minded to the importance of advanced metrics in evaluating talent. I’m neither old school or new school — I just hate math. Unfortunately, … Continue Reading Most stat geeks clueless when it comes to drugs
Ken Davidoff of the New York Post is an idiot, as evidenced in this exchange with John Schuerholz. KD : I have one question, one challenging question for you. You know how … Continue Reading Speed is to steroids as pot is to heroin
Familiar language from ESPN’s Christina Kahrl, who claims the HOF is already compromised by PEDs. I mean, c’mon, no Mike Schmidt or Hank Aaron in the Hall of Fame? By … Continue Reading PED apologists violate their own liturgy
It was difficult omitting Corky Miller, who had 5 hits as B-Mac’s back-up in 2008 and batted .138 in 87 AB’s as a Brave. But how do you exclude Andres Thomas, … Continue Reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #1 Andres Thomas
Outside of Suzyn Waldman, that is. Otherwise, who’s going to make the trek to Cooperstown to see two unrepentant frauds take their place among baseball’s greatest players. (Yes, there are … Continue Reading Does anyone besides Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens want to see their HOF induction speech?
I’m thrilled that the last pitcher chosen in ESPN’s ranking of the 100 greatest players in MLB history is the perpetually underrated Knucksie, #100 overall. Not so much with the highest-ranked pitcher: Roger Clemens. … Continue Reading Maddux slighted again, and was Smoltzie better than Glavine?
“This one hurts,” said Gene Michael, the general manager of the Yankees, who did manage to trade for Jim Abbott on Sunday. “He’s the best one out there. I never … Continue Reading 20 years ago, the Bravos signed the best pitcher we’ll ever see
I don’t believe Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens deserve enshrinement in the Hall of Fame. Cheaters shouldn’t prosper. But it’s unfair to lump them together. No question Bonds makes it to Cooperstown … Continue Reading Not all cheaters the same