DO YOU SEEK THE GOLD
News and notes from around the league for September 19, 2013.
Billy Hamilton’s first start showed us how good he can be, but is it reasonable to expect continued success this season?
Ben and Sam discuss Billy Hamilton, the Rangers’ “collapse” narrative, the Rays’ pickup of Freddy Guzman, and the AL Wild Card race.
The Astros and Reds make many mistakes, Josh Hamilton is hitting, and Chris Davis delivers a big blow.
Round and round the O’s DH slot goes, and where it stops, we now know: Danny Valencia.
Scouts’ takes on Andrew Cashner, Freddie Freeman, Burch Smith, and other interesting players.
Taking a close look at some small moments from various recent games.
Why and how replacement level has shifted over time.
A look at four hitters and four pitchers who could be available to bolster your fantasy team, depending on the format in which you play.
In the final installment of the year, Mike reviews how closers performed relative to pre-season expectations.
The staff recounts its fondest memories of players trying to swipe bags and others attempting to stop them.