Ben reports from the ballpark on Saturday’s Yankees-Angels game and explains how and why he stopped worrying about working for a team and learned to love writing about baseball.
The things you thought were good are bad. The things you thought were bad are good.
Unsurprisingly, the team that has played the Pirates and Padres has the best record in baseball.
Tigers win one Moore while the Braves win one, at last.
Part two of a roundtable discussion about how action in the NL Central will shake out in 2012.
Which teams are likely to see significantly more production from their new players at positions in need of improvement?
Barry Bonds continued his domination of Internet NL Player of the Year voting by winning the IBA NL Player of the Year for the third straight year and the sixth time overall. Bonds has finished at least third in Internet NL Player of the Year voting after every season except 1999, when he was limited to less than 450 plate appearances by an injury.
There are some obvious storylines specific to the Arizona/St. Louis matchup, as derived from the generic list above. Let’s lay those out, and address them one by one:
The Diamondbacks would really prefer to have a healthy Luis Gonzalez.
The Diamondbacks are backing into the playoffs.
The Cardinals are peaking at exactly the right time.