Archive for April, 2009

Top Ten Projected Hitters – Wright Ranks #4

An article by posted on April 2, 2009 0 Comments

David Wright ranks high on the list of top run creators for the 2009 season in Bill James’ latest update to his handbook. Twice a year we project the upcoming season for the most important hitters and pitchers. First, we run the earliest projections in The Bill James Handbook. Then we run them again around […]

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Jonathon Niese And Bisons Shutout Redbirds 6-0

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese pitched a beauty tonight for Buffalo according to the teams site. The Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, defeated the Memphis Redbirds (Cardinals), 6-0, on Wednesday afternoon from Jupiter, FL. The Bisons will conclude their spring exhibition schedule on Tuesday against Memphis at Port St. Lucie, FL. LHP Jonathon Niese […]

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An Open Letter To Major League Baseball

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Bud Selig, Jimmy Lee Solomon, and all other MLB Suits:   Modern technology has come a long way in recent years, and with it cable television offers us better entertainment options such as On Demand and premium sports packages.  Your MLB package is one such premium option.  I grew up on Long Island a […]

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Should The Mets Have Eaten Some Contracts

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments

By now you’ve all heard about the release of prominent players like Gary Sheffield of the Tigers and Geoff Jenkins of the Phillies. I find it amazing that even in the current economic climate, the Phillies had no problem with eating the remaining $8 million dollars of Jenkins’ contract, and even more surprising that the Tigers […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments
Still Crazy After All These Years

It’s been almost a quarter century since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the ultimate pranks and ran a featured story on the Mets latest pitching phenom, Sidd Finch. Finch wasn’t just an ordinary phenom, far from it… More like other worldly… I mean what else do you call a kid who can blaze a […]

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