The perversion of the schedule to enjoy a few geographic rivalries has an outsized effect on who’s playing in October, at least for one more season.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: it’s best not to get too worked up over the first week’s worth of action.
Now that Texas came out on top in the Yu Darvish bidding, negotiations can begin, but if the Daisuke Matsuzaka situation is any indication, that doesn’t mean the hard part is over.
Sometimes the Winter Meetings still offer a glimpse of that old-time offseason magic.
The last time a new CBA was signed, contracts got crazy. Are we in for more of the same this offseason?
Does the randomness of a seven-game series detract from a champion’s accomplishment?
The day after Tampa Bay’s thousandth 1000th victory as a franchise, remember how hopeless things seemed several years ago.
Dan Uggla’s hitting streak has reached 29 games, but an earlier run of success prompted Joe to wonder when it’s okay to play for one’s own stats.
Flashing back to the last Beltran blockbuster.
In which Joe takes Bud Selig to task for failing to understand the real reasons for the All-Star Game’s decline in popularity.
It took several years for Frank McCourt to run the Dodgers into the ground, but Joe foresaw hard times ahead in LA back in 2005.