There has been a fair amount of talk throughout the off season among beat writers, bloggers and fans alike regarding Rick Porcello, and what the Tigers ought to do with the right-handed sinkerballer. The re-signing of free agent Anibal Sanchez, last season’s trade deadline acquisition, whittled the two open spots in the rotation down to one, leaving Porcello [...]
Because we all are shocked that wealthy, immature, retired 30-something baseball players have jaded and homophobic opinions.
Earlier today Fangraphs published Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections, which has formerly been published on his own site, Baseball Think Factory. There are some really interesting names to look at, including Andy Dirks, Bruce Rondon, and Eugenio Suarez (who, if you haven’t heard of him before, shame on you because he’s got the best name ever and [...]
I’m going to start out by apologizing; I’ve been very negligent to you all these past few months. It’s gotten to the point where quite a few of you have sent me e-mails and tweets asking if I’ve perished in some horrible building fire where the last thing I did was, ahem – not – [...]
That headline is tossed with sarcasm and heavily doused in a giant bottle of Hidden-Valley-Roll-Your-Eye-Ranch Dressing and it tastes really flipping good with a Texas Toast sized side of You-Gotta-Be-Kidding-Me Garlic Bread because I’m sitting here typing as a nonchalant bystander. I don’t really care about the Baseball Hall of Fame, which is physically located [...]
A Brief Look at the Major Story lines to Follow over the Next Half Year, or so. I read this the other day and thought it was a great idea, so I decided to apply it to the Tigers. January Final Moves There will be no shocking investment this January. I can’t imagine one, at least. Last [...]
Happy New Year! It’s just about playoff time in Latin America. The postseasons in Venezuela and Mexico are just about to start up, while it is already underway in the Dominican Republic. However, for this post, I am going to focus on regular season performances. I’ll start including postseason numbers in the next update. Also, [...]