In response to one of last week’s Box Lunch articles, one reader asks: “I see the intellectual interest in all the detective work of reconstructing an inning from a box score, but in this day and age, who would do that instead of clicking on the game log provided right next to the box score at ESPN if you really want to know what happened?”
Maybe some of the same people who think it’s still worthwhile to cook their food on a stovetop. Also, newspapers don’t publish game logs. Box scores are portable, foldable, markable.
Did baseball’s leaders conspire to white-wash the All-Star game? BP’s Derek Zumsteg speculates on the subject, while resting comfortably atop the grassy knoll.
You know what the world needs? The world needs another article on the lousy work an AL East contender is getting from its relievers. Except, this one isn’t about the Red Sox and their closer-free bullpen. This is about the Yankees and their talent-free bullpen. Let’s compare the two…