What the flags of NL East(!) cities say about the team; let’s respect Todd Helton, a much better athlete than Peyton Manning; ‘The Curse’
Too often Coors Field acts like an inhibitor, blocking the signal and halting the process of consideration before it can even begin.
Todd Helton plays his last home game, Billy Hamilton gets caught stealing, the A’s are on a losing streak, and more.
Ben and Sam discuss the onslaught of articles about which teams are best-suited for October, then talk about the Cooperstown cases of Vladimir Guerrero and Todd Helton.
News and notes from around the league for August 31, 2013.
Michael sweeps four VPs off the list while bringing in two Rockies and two hot-hitting first base call-ups.
In a game you can’t predict, which early-season statistics seem the most unpredictable?
The tater trots for April 21: Paul Konerko helps a perfect game, Todd Helton & Austin Jackson set things right in the world.
The tater trots for April 20: two inside-the-park home runs, plus an invalid trot from David Ortiz!
Michael graduates his first VP of the season, but he still points out plenty of undervalued corner infielders to be found on your league’s waiver wires.
The tater trots for April 14: Kemp’s big day, Helton finds the fountain of youth, Big Papi’s first trot, and a pair of speedsters.
I spent a few hours this morning on the air with Mike Rosen of KOA Radio in Denver. Looking back on the segment–which included Rockies president Kelly McGregor and owner Jerry McMorris–I realize that I probably didn’t articulate just how optimistic I am about this team this year. In an NL West with no great team, the Rockies are a good one, and perfectly capable of winning the division.