Records for strikeouts, saves, and second base play get set, plus the rising fortunes of young guns in the Tribe rotation. And the first wisps of the trade winds are a-blowing…
Grady Little had to live down the ignominy of postseason failure, but today, he’s contributing to the Dodgers’ success.
As one great closer comes back and another closes in on 500 saves, all-time relief greatness is a topic open to debate.
The shade of the blues in Miami is teal, as the Fish try to get back on track.
Growing your own pitching staff, probable envy in Texas, and an unrecognized record, plus John updates the rumor mill.
The Diamondbacks’ veteran rotation has kept the team in the race, so what if their young hitting starts showing up?
Barry Bonds and Brett Myers have different historical goals, plus talk from around the leagues.
The early standings reflect the way things have seemingly always been in Atlanta.
The Blue Jays deal with disappointment, the bullpen struggles in Cincinnati, and the Yankees try to resurrect an expensive free agent signing.
How is Jim Hendry’s spending spree working out so far?
Cleveland and the Plexiglass Principle, Chicago’s problems with balls in play, plus news from the rumor mill.
The Astros don’t know if and when the future Hall of Famer will pick them, but their season depends on it.
Records, rumors, and breakthroughs are what’s on tap.
Can clutch hitters be observed in the wild with high speed cameras, or are they simply figments of the imagination?
John reviews some players’ hot starts, the early-season struggles of others, and relays off-field chatter around the game.