I think many people, including myself, learned to love baseball because of its dependability. It’s not a new or original idea that, in a world that regularly reminds us of our insignificance and helplessness, we find comfort and safety in what we perceive to be bigger than ourselves. I imagine divinity, from Jesus to Zeus,…
Honestly, it’s like, a LOT of Rockies.
Milwaukee adds Neil Walker to the infield mix and Ryan Howard tries again to get back to the majors.
On the fifth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. talk about the end of Ryan Howard’s career, what made him an interesting player, and how history will remember the powerful slugger. Then it’s on to Justin Marks and the Dodgers’ “type” of pitcher, minor moves that stick with you, and a full transaction roundup.
What do Ryan Howard, Derek Jeter, Lou Whitaker, Dill Dickey, and Bobby Doerr have in common?
Ryan Howard attempts a comeback with the Braves, the Giants add Melvin Upton and Drew Stubbs to their outfield, and Mike Pelfrey continues his AL Central tour.
Ben and Sam banter about Josh Johnson, Michael Pineda, and more, then choose between the Ryan Howard, Albert Pujols, and Miguel Cabrera contracts.
You might want to let someone else gamble on these players in your fantasy drafts and auctions this spring.
The Phillies can survive Ryan Howard’s contract, but can they survive the GM who gave it to him?
Is Ryan Howard clutch because he’s clutch, clutch because of how teams play him, or just plain lucky?
Miami’s outfielder is attempting to accomplish a feat few others can claim.
The Rays have been willing to experiment with unorthodox defensive alignments, but are they ready to move an infielder to the outfield?
The defending NL East champs should gather their titles while they may, since the same Phillies that flower today tomorrow will be dying.