We all think we know Colby Rasmus. Sure we do. Hell of an athlete, occasionally seems to not have his head all the way in the game. Quiet kid, awfully shy. Maybe not the brightest bulb in the scoreboard, if his interviews are any indication. Or, then again, maybe he's just too shy to interview well. ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgBill James has called him the perfect player, and this year, the voters apparently agreed. Albert Pujols won his third MVP award today, second in a row, by a unanimous vote. In other news, the sun came up today in the East, much as had been expected. Pujols nearly d ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsIf you haven't already read Joe Posnaski and Bill James' Sports Illustrated cover story from last week on Albert Pujols, well, what else are you doing on a Monday morning. Working?In what was probably the best piece of writing/analysis to come out of All-Star week, James makes the c ... More >>
Let Me Tell You Why I Hate the Red Sox Gentle Readers, (in my best Stephen King): I despise the Boston Red Sox. It's a little odd, too, because there are a ton of reasons that I should like them. I love teams that draft and develop their own players, and the Red Sox have done a better job of bring ... More >>
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