The baseball highlight as a last chance at glory, and the transaction wire as four break-ups.
A throughline between Rhys Hoskins, Eddie Stanky, and Onelki Garcia
Also: the freedom of speech exhibited with (certain) baseball cards.
Short Relief continues its paean to forgotten players of yesterday, this time especially forgotten.
Dreaming of new opportunities for commercial tie-ins, and the lowest possible expectations surmounted. Also, the aforementioned Kevin Bass Game.
A lifetime prepares Brandon Guyer for a single moment; the Giants are euphemized; and Craig Gentry overcomes your indifference.
The summer of 1997, as lived in a gas station sandwich shop; minor league team names reimagined; and the highlights of a baseball dictionary.
An umpire comes online, Charlie Blackmon gets an assist, and Joe Mauer grounds out to first base.
A 36-year-old starter debuts, eight things don’t happen in the Home Run Derby, and Leonys Martin is a mason jar full of old rubber bands.
Kate rekindles some ballpark missed connections, Emma gazes at Michael Martinez and the Indians, while Trevor matches up Eric Young Jr. and destiny.