Remember that pose?Another series, another bad loss trying to go for a sweep. It would be funny if it weren't so frustrating. The deciding moment of the game yesterday was a telling one, a moment that for me summed up nearly everything that's been wrong with this season. It was the bottom of ... More >>
Okay, so it looks like Juan Encarnacion isn't running for a Senate seat in the Dominican Republic. As first reported by Derrick Goold of the Post-Dispatch, Encarnacion wasn't quoted as saying he was running for a Senate seat; in fact, he wasn't actually in the Dominican Republic when he was sup ... More >>
Juan Encarnacion, the former Cardinal right fielder who lost much of the vision in his right eye after being struck by a foul ball off the bat of Aaron Miles, is running for a Senatorial seat in his native Dominican Republic.
UPDATE: More comments from Chuck Brownson, a blogger at Viva El Birdos, are at the bottom of this post.In July 2007 I wrote an article for the RFT about the increasing influence that statistically-minded baseball blogs were starting to have on the day-to-day operations of the teams they cover. In ad ... More >>