A quick look at who took home some hardware down on the farm.
Jason moved into his new place in Mexico City and discovered that his internet connection was well, kind of horrible. So no Jason this week as I’m joined by best friend of the podcast Jorge Arangure of ESPN as we talk about some September call ups, everything awful with the Dodgers and how things really work in the Dominican Republic (he should know, he’s writing a book about it). Our special guest is Josh Boyd, the Director of Pro Scouting for the Texas Rangers, and our listener of the week selected tawdry photos for the glossy pages of Us Weekly. Then it’s the goofy stuff, including a pop culture moment that brought me untold joy.
An old friend is back, with a new format, daily updates, and more.
The tater trots for September 6: Cervelli’s reviewed “homer”, Brett Pill, and a super-quick trot from David Murphy.
Along with a slew of other September promotions.
Does the way an umpire positions himself behind home plate affect the boundaries of his strike zone?
Should teams like the Dodgers that make big gains in the second half expect better things ahead in the following season?
Boston hopes Josh Beckett’s ankle issues won’t hamper his availability in October, Jose Tabata’s wrist won’t cooperate, and the rest of the aches and pains from around the league.
While the playoff picture may be clear, those who will take the mound in each game are not.
A look at pitchers who are able to maintain better-than-average BABIPs due to their ability to induce popups.
A pair of rookie middle infielders come off the DL and rejoin VP this week.
A brief update, with a very brief slate of games.