Regardless of your feelings about Chip, Joe, Powell and Sutton, we should all thank God we don’t have to listen to John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman. Bonus: A collection of Sterling … Continue Reading ‘Of all the dramatic things I’ve ever seen,’ seven years ago tonight
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
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?
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