The Yankees pull off another exciting comeback behind Raul Ibanez, only to lose both Game One and Derek Jeter a few innings later.
Can the Yankees rebound to take Game Two without their star shortstop?
Some teams are good, some are bad, but as a group they’re .500.
Why are shortstops so bad this year, and does it mean anything for the future?
Ben and Sam revisit the trade that sent Dan Haren to the Angels in light of Haren’s down year and Tyler Skaggs’ debut for the Diamondbacks, then talk about how Derek Jeter has remained productive at age 38 and examine whether the Yankees are in any trouble in the AL East.
Answers to some of the most unanswerable and most easily answerable questions about baseball on the internet.
Baseball is televised entertainment, and the 2012 season follows many of television’s most well-worn tropes.
The Nationals’ worst pitcher might be your team’s best pitcher.
Though Bryce Harper’s reputation leaves many questioning his maturity, his Nationals teammates have embraced him.
Dee Gordon hits his first home run, two bench players push the limits of bad batting, Chris Davis keeps hitting, Clay Hensley exposes the unearned run, Derek Jeter hits cleanly in three of his five at-bats (or does he?), and more.
In which the White Sox are higher than the Tigers.
It’s too early to look at statistical leaderboards, but sometimes we have to anyway.
Which individual player tools are favorites of the BP staff?
Pinpointing the positions with the worst projections on this season’s likely contending clubs.