Short Relief closes out its week of admiration with three players with absolutely nothing in common.
Time is a flat circ … OH MY GOD, HURRY UP ALREADY!
The hunt for the next big thing, the next big story, or just the comfort of home.
Breaking down Austin Jackson’s amazing catch, post-trade deadline depression out of Oakland, and baseball cards as bookmarks.
It’s never easy for the Rays.
How critiquing baseball players feels like critiquing indie bands, the muddy half-fashioned future crafted in youth, and baseball’s role in the tremulous bonds of adult friendship.
Three tales of creation: Holly with a Dial-An-Art service, James with the hellscape of tomorrow, and Meg with the psychological evaluation of a strike zone.
Holly and James look at two different umpiring crises, one averted; while Meg learns that Randy Johnson’s home theater has a name.
Holly looks at minor league baseball from an entomological point of view, while Meg ranks the seemliness of names.
Meg finds a rule and fights to break it, James puts Kevin Millar’s HR into context, and Holly looks at Philly hit streaks.