The Mets’ injury parade drags on, while the Brew Crew might lose an important hitter for the start of the season.
Given their overturned offense, will the 2012 Giants be able to improve their won-loss record from 2011?
How much did Mets owner Fred Wilpon know about Bernie Madoff’s ponzi scheme, and how can he prove it?
Gary Carter’s greatest moment in baseball was not any single hit or play, but just saying “Yes” at the right time.
“I think this is the biggest single move to win–to win–that this organization has made. No one (involved with the Rays) has lost the passion to win. We lost the momentum, and Lou starts that momentum, and we need that momentum.” –Chuck LaMar, Devil Rays general manager, on the hiring of manager Lou Piniella
The Week in Quotes, September 30-October 6.
“We’re pleased with the progress of the club and the direction through Jeff’s leadership.” –Larry Beinfest, Marlins general manager, on bringing manager Jeff Torborg back for the 2003 season
A few weeks ago at the BP Pizza Feed in Los Angeles, one of the attendees–sorry, I don’t remember who–asked me what we could
expect from Jeff Torborg in Florida. The Marlins, as you know, have a large stable of young starting pitchers, including perhaps
the game’s top prospect, 22-year-old right-hander Josh Beckett. The questioner wanted to know if there was anything we
could glean from Torborg’s history that would indicate how he might handle the pitching talent on hand.