And the end of the Red Sox’s season.
Mary, Kate and Trevor reflect on the final moments of the Red Sox, in terms of prospects, walls, and toilets.
Kate Preusser and Trevor Strunk on the feeling that it’s all a lot of oysters, but no pearls
Writing on the weight of streaks, real-life translations of errors, and searching for the new bat flip.
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.