Are the Twins down with old CC, can Delino break the Iwakuma curse, and is Dickey a solid play tonight?
Platoons get reversed, the running game takes center stage, and Big Papi defies Papa Time
Running in thin air, hidden gems in the desert and Rays shine on the south side
In this week’s journal, Doug dives into the game within the game: how to pick opponents
Looking over an expensive slate of pitchers and avoiding knee-jerk assumptions about platoons
Tigers are trapped on first base, Kazmir continues his dominant run, and strategic platooning in Chicago
A day chock-full of big arms, southpaw exploitation, and the occasional underpriced rookie
The weekly journal entails a day of Murphy’s Law and the pool-tainting impact of a weak pitching slate
Grichuk establishes his presence with authority, stopping the steals with Johnny Beisbol, and fading the fading the Pads
Stacking Tiger stripes, dodging Phillies, and fading Tanaka
Splitting Liriano, targeting an age-old matchup, and the bell tolls in Chicago
A trade deadline that promises Baltimore fireworks, a Pirate lacks plunder, and the shine fades from an ace
The blood has dried along with the account – will there be an infusion?
Cabrera’s bat awakens from it’s slumber, reversing trends with Chris Tillman, and Xander marks the spot