The tater trots for August 31: Jake Westbrook’s granny, Pablo Sandoval’s splash, David Ortiz’s walk.
Another excerpt from the paper of record, the Weekly World News.
A brief (ok, for us) show in which we go through your email, talk about non-existent playoff races, what makes and MVP and show some tentative excitement about the Arizona Fall League. Then we talk to Marlins beat writer Juan C. Rodriguez about the future of baseball in south Florida and wraps things up with some tales from Mexico. As always, we hope you enjoy and thank you for listening.
Kevin Goldstein’s daily trip through the days in the minors.
Free-agent-to-be Jose Reyes is poised to cash in this winter, but should his buyer beware?
Settling the debate about whether the Wild Card makes the stretch run more or less exciting, and evaluating the effects of adding another one.
While some teams still have playoff spots at stake, those that have already secured them needn’t stress about their September records.
A look at the deals and non-deals made by the AL West front offices at the waiver deadline.
Many of the current A’s plan to see Moneyball on the big screen, but the team’s season isn’t approaching a Hollywood ending.
How unusual is it to make the playoffs with a light-hitting outfield like that of the Braves, and have they taken the right steps to fix it?
Homer Bailey and Randy Wells join VP this week as Doug Fister and Javy Vazquez graduate.
When chasing wins in September, is it foolhardy to count on top-notch relievers rather than “bad” starters?