Archive for March, 2011

  • New York Post: Sternberg Interested In Buying Mets

    March 2, 2011 at 12:00 pm 23 comments

    The New York Mets have submitted a list of “more than a dozen names” to Major League Baseball of people who are interested in buying a minority stake in the team. Not among those names is Stuart Sternberg, the majority owner of the Tampa Bay Rays. However, sources have told […]

     
  • A Look At Who Is Playing Where And When

    A Look At Who Is Playing Where And When

    March 2, 2011 at 9:00 am 10 comments

    Maybe the most important stat during Spring Training is playing time. The positions that a player plays, the amount of playing time the players receive and when that playing time is logged, gives us some insight into what Joe Maddon is thinking as we head towards the regular season. Below […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lots Of Home Runs, The First Base Job And Scrap-Heap Targets

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Lots Of Home Runs, The First Base Job And Scrap-Heap Targets

    March 2, 2011 at 7:35 am 11 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Long Balls. The baseballs were flying out of the Orioles renovated Spring Training home. Still, it was nice to see Manny Ramirez get his first […]

     
  • Comparing PECOTA Projections To Vegas Over/Unders

    March 1, 2011 at 11:10 am 2 comments

    We rarely gamble, but when we do, we have always been big fans of team win total over/unders. For those not familiar, that is where Vegas sets a win total for a team, and you have to guess whether that team will win more or less games than that figure. […]

     
  • Don Zimmer: Then And Now

    Don Zimmer: Then And Now

    March 1, 2011 at 10:28 am 3 comments

    While looking for something else, we came across this pic of Don Zimmer, labeled as “circa 1950s.” However, the picture must be from 1958 or 1959, as those are the only two seasons Zim played for the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)