Most houses are immobile, so their location most determines their price. So does the location of a baseball player most determine his value.
More than Matt Adams’ house-like mobility suggests the Cardinals haven’t the keenest sense of real estate in the Best Neighborhood In Baseball. Continue reading LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
The only debate as to this year’s NBA MVP is why are we debating at all? Continue reading BOARD STIFF
New college coaching hires often come with the proclamation of putting a fence around their state. Just make sure it’s not too high to peek over. Continue reading DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS
It’s July of 2017, and Joe Maddon is managing the NL All Stars in an effort to secure his 63-27 Cubs home field advantage in the World Series–just a year removed from losing to Cleveland in the fall classic. Continue reading STOP COUNTING
I keep reading on social media that the Giants are hot. Continue reading STAY COLD, HOT
When the ball hit the Missouri Lottery sign, I limited myself to two. Two new rules: Continue reading TWO IF BY SEE
Much was made of Michael Phelps being provoked by a rival swimmer, leading to some patriotically consumable ‘Don’t poke the bear’ gifs and tweets. Continue reading POKE PROOF
I’d love to have David Backes in 2017.
I’d love to have Robby Fabbri in 2021. Continue reading FATHER TIME SINGS THE BLUES
Have they already printed tickets for next year’s Western Conference final rematch between Golden State and Oklahoma City? Sure, this year’s version was epic, and Kevin Durant may be comparing dental plans between the two. But what about the franchise who hasn’t failed to win 50 games since 1997? Continue reading REMEMBER THE ALAMO
Matt Carpenter has the 4th best OBP in all of baseball.
Matt Carpenter has the 3rd best SLG in all of baseball.
So how–when the names among his on the above leaderboards are Ortiz, Goldschmidt, Machado, Altuve, Trout, Rizzo–is he 34th in RBI? Continue reading LONELY AT THE TOP