According to Mark L. Armour and Daniel R. Levitt, authors of the new book Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations from Deadball to Moneyball, Sandy Alderson is the 12th-best General Manager in baseball history. “He was the first modern GM to actively introduce analytics, though rudimentary by current standards, into a team’s decision making, and he […]
Christina Montana is a 21-year-old senior at the University of Florida. She's currently finishing up her BA in English/Creative Writing, with a minor in Anthropology. Among her passion for writing is an undying faithfulness to the only baseball team she's ever cheered for: the New York Mets.
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1:30 PM Just a quick update on this as Noah Syndergaard and manager Wally Backman both commented to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about last night’s performance. Wally Backman: “His tempo was way too slow tonight, especially early in the game. He got better as the game went on but there were times he was 20-plus seconds […]
The season has just begun for the Las Vegas 51′s and our aliens over on the West Coast have enough talent to rocket up to the big leagues sooner rather than later. Tonight, Rafael Montero was right on the ball with his stuff. It’s Rafael Montero’s first full season with the 51′s and he has brought […]
If there’s anything we’ve become good at these last four years it’s saying “just wait till 2014, 2015, etc.” More specifically, yet ironically lacking specifics, is that we generally say “We’re building for the future” and “Next year.” There’s always this concept of a Master Plan, or something resembling the religious concept of Intelligent Design–that […]