Breaking down the Nationals’ moves to keep Stephen Drew and add fellow veterans Joe Blanton and Adam Lind.
Dave Roberts and Joe Maddon went move for move in Game 1, and then Miguel Montero made Wrigley Field explode.
The Rays extend their latest breakout hitter, the Dodgers sign the Pirates’ latest revival and Al-Al backwards is LA-LA.
Ben and Sam discuss whether we should care about pitch counts in no-hitters, then talk about the gap between Joe Blanton’s actual and estimated ERA.
When pitching staffs did everything right but still allowed lots of runs.
The Rockies re-up Jeff Francis, the Cubs get Nate Schierholtz, and Joe Blanton joins the Angels.
The Dodgers trade for Phillies starter Joe Blanton.
Ben and Sam discuss the fallout from the Ryan Dempster debacle and a fascinating factoid about the Phillies’ staff.
On Sunday, Joe Blanton and Daniel Bard continued to test the extremes of missing and finding the strike zone, respectively.
There are signs of life in the AL West.
Are the Phillies doomed to enter a lengthy period of losing, or can they make a quick return to the top by selling their expiring assets now?
The Rays win a lot, is what we’re saying.