The tater trots for May 10: a lot of excitement in the Orioles/Rangers doubleheader.
Albert Pujols never walks
A proposed rule change could eliminate the fake-to-third, throw-to-first pickoff attempt as soon as next season, which makes this a good time to answer the age-old question: Does it ever work?
Ibanez, Reddick, and Dyson get the VP label this week
Jason and Paul talk the hot topics, read your emails, and include a bonus interview with Tampa Bay Rays’ color analyst Brian Anderson at the tail end of the show. 1 hr 52 minutes this week!
The Astros have playoff odds that are not zero!
In 1990, Ron Gant had the best game of his career while a group of Soviet children were in the stands.
The Orioles wrap up a bizarrely historic week with a start from Colby Lewis unlike any we’ve seen before.
Wondering what happened to the Ubaldo Jimenez the Indians thought they were acquiring? Look no further than his disintegrating mechanics.
If Emilio Bonifacio can’t hit for power, why are pitchers walking him so often?
Another crop of two-start pitchers are examined in this week’s planner
Max examines all the factors that influence pitch velocity, lays out his simple and complex approaches to making PITCHf/x information more accurate, and determines how hard the Nationals are really throwing.
Brett Gardner suffers a setback in rehab, and the Angels lose their starting catcher.
Don Mattingly’s affinity for the bunt could be keeping the Dodgers from scoring more runs.
The Rangers face a difficult decision about extending Josh Hamilton, but the decision to acquire him wasn’t easy, either.
Stephen Strasburg faced the Pirates for the first time since his major-league debut, and he reeled off a similar line.