The Mariners today announced the retirement of Edgar Martinez, one of the best hitters of his generation and arguably one of the best right-handed hitters of all-time. To celebrate Martinez’s career, we’re re-running this special edition of Derek Zumsteg’s Breaking Balls from last October, when it first looked like Edgar would hang ’em up.
David Newhan is ready for his close-up, the Rockies are ready to make some choices, and the Mets are ready for 2005. Are you ready for today’s Prospectus Triple Play?
Greg Maddux reaches a great milestone, while everyone else is still talking about last weekend’s trade deadline. Except Bob Melvin. Find out why inside The Week in Quotes.
Brad Penny left yesterday’s game with an apparent injury to his right bicep. Will Carroll has an update on the Dodgers’ starter, as well as a bunch of news on New York City catchers, in today’s UTK.
Larry Walker finally accepted a trade, in another Walt Jocketty Summertime Special. The Blue Jays also made a deal, giving up on The Last BP Cover Boy. It was a player who’s never been traded, though, who owned the weekend.