It’s the Impossible Dream, updated with a new cast and an alt-rock-meets-pop-rap soundtrack. Will this movie have a different ending?
Though the Red Sox’ comeback has been hailed as everything from shocking to miraculous in many circles, Dayn Perry says the odds made it far less surprising than you might think.
Getting the Dodgers to the postseason this year was the easy part. Dayn Perry looks at the challenges ahead for L.A. GM Paul DePodesta.
It’s received wisdom that strong rotations are important for teams seeking postseason success. How true is that these days?
The Yankees score runs, the Twins prevent them. So what does that mean for the Division Series?
If Red Sox and Yankee partisans are bored with the “fait accompli” AL East and AL Wild Card races, then here’s something for you to pay attention to. It’s how the seeding plays out. More to the point, Yankee fans have a vested interest in seeing the Twins wind up with a better record than the A’s. Sox fans, however, would do well to summon their karmic resolve for the opposite outcome. This is because the idea of facing two doses of Johan Santana and, if necessary, two doses of Brad Radke in a five-game series is mighty unpalatable.
Would a B.J. Upton switch to third base actually be a good move, given the shifting defensive spectrum of the last five years in the majors? Dayn Perry takes a look.
The Devil Rays appear ready to move B.J. Upton off of shortstop for good, most likely to third base. It won’t hurt his value as much as you might think.
Barry Bonds’ greatness in the batter’s box has been well established. But what would his numbers look like if he were a pitcher?
Which teams boast the best one-two pitching punches in the game? Dayn Perry’s got the envelope in hand, teleprompter rolling…
They’ve won 11 straight and 19 of 21. Can they keep winning all the way into October? Dayn Perry looks at the Astros’ postseason hopes.
While thrilled at the way his Cardinals tearing through the National League, Dayn Perry is a bit nervous about the possibility for postseason pitching problems.
Dayn Perry checks in on Jeff Francoeur, James Loney, Curtis Granderson and others in this around-the-minors edition of Can of Corn.
Barry Bonds, Adrian Beltre, Albert Pujols and company are well on their way to huge seasons. But Dayn Perry writes that 1996 and 2000 dwarf this year’s cavalcade of offensive outburstery.
When you mix corporate owners and baseball, you get a mess of conflict and distrust. Dayn Perry breaks it down.