It was the end of the seventies in Canada, and the seagulls just weren’t right. Lake Ontario, said to be the most polluted freshwater in the world in 1979, was warping its herring gull population. Pesticides and industrial waste in the region were dulling their parental instincts: They were abandoning their nests, laying fewer eggs,…
The interview with actress Ellen Adair concludes with a discussion of sabermetrics, sportswriting, dream scripts, and more.
Actress Ellen Adair talks falling in love with baseball, pace of play, and much more in part one of a conversation with Scott Orgera.
We went to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden this weekend for the BNP Paribas Open, also known as the Indian Wells Masters. We saw many tennis players, and all of them played tennis the same basic way. Sure, some were big hitters without much foot speed and some were small and fast and defense-oriented, but…
A memory of twin hurricanes named Howard and Ernesto, and a catalogue of the supposed best swag the minor leagues have to offer.
A throughline between Rhys Hoskins, Eddie Stanky, and Onelki Garcia
The hunt for the next big thing, the next big story, or just the comfort of home.
How critiquing baseball players feels like critiquing indie bands, the muddy half-fashioned future crafted in youth, and baseball’s role in the tremulous bonds of adult friendship.
Holly celebrates the resurrection of Phillipe Aumont, Meg celebrates the eleven deaths of Clayton Kershaw, and Trevor talks aliens.
Holly and Trevor both tackle the Phillies relief corps, from different standpoints, while Patrick reviews Derek Jeter’s 2014 book, The Contract.
Four stories of how a baseball game started, and to stories about how they ended for Ryan Howard and Jeremy Guthrie.
Can Thompson make the most of this window, and seal up a rotation spot?
Trying to outrun the Angels of Death, Jerry Dipoto brings in his own inexperienced man.