What’s in a name, a number, a memory, a ship?
One of many reasons your baseball card collection is worthless: Projecting young ballplayers is tough.
The franchise you couldn’t say a nice word about six months ago has overperformed and put itself into a playoff race. The route has been especially baffling.
Keeping the baby, throwing out (with maximum speed and efficiency) the bathwater.
A case against declaring day-after winners.
Acquiring a player midyear disprupts him and his family during the most stressful part of the season. How much does it affect performance?
On Clay Buchholz, potential hero of the eighth month.
They paid a high price to get him, but what version of Matt Moore should the Giants expect to see?
The Dodgers trade from a deep pool of young pitching to get 36-year-old sorta-like-an-ace Rich Hill, along with right fielder Josh Reddick.
Voting your conscience is awfully difficult as a baseball fan.
The season is getting on in days. The corn is getting overripe, the kids are getting sick of midday TV, the fields have turned into kindling. Have the catchers become exhausted?
Surprising: That Wade LeBlanc still exists in the majors, that we’re writing this much about him today, and what he throws.
Common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
Every year the Orioles win and every year it’s classified as a surprise, but maybe it shouldn’t be.