A rare breed of player can stay at an up-the-middle position, and many of these center fielders have loaded toolboxes.
It’s a sad day when Jason can’t do the show, but our own Jay Jaffe fills in admirably as we talk about this signing deadline, A.J. Burnett and the mysterious men in white in Toronto. Matt Leach from MLB.com joins us to discuss why the Cardinals just might be the most annoying team in baseball (except to Cardinals fans), and our listener of the week is an Ivy League philosophy and math brainiac who just finished 98th in the main event of the World Series of Poker.
Kansas City has a new catcher and the Angels have a new rotation piece.
Kevin Goldstein’s daily trip through the day in the minors.
Can the Tigers make and succeed in the playoffs by virtue of Verlander alone?
Jered Weaver’s ability to induce pop-ups is one of his greatest strengths, but opinions differ as to how he does it.
A look at Mike Morse’s breakout 2011 and his prospects for the future.
In this new column, BP’s fantasy expert discusses the rookie middle-infield crop and the values of various players on the trade market.
A look at the conflicting seasons of Dan Uggla and Hanley Ramirez.