The Baseball 100 and a new day

Well, here we are …

First off, let me link my Patreon page.

I will probably do this about 12 more times during this post because over the next couple of weeks, this site will gradually become a Patreon site. What that means…

Taking Betts

Nick Cafardo had an interesting piece in the Boston Globe the other day about Mookie Betts. The theme of the story is that one of the first things that Alex Cora did after moving from coach in Houston to manager in Boston was try to make Betts more aggressive at the plate … like George Springer was last…

Links May 19

Teams keep on shifting Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman, even though he crushes the shift. Weird.

The 21-strikeout game is coming. A look back at the strikeout record’s rise, going back to 1884 and an jealous teammate of Old Hoss Radbourn.

Links for May 4

Loved this one: Went back 30 years to look at the astonishing 0–21 start of the 1988 Baltimore Orioles.

On, I riff off the recent Sporting News story let’s talk about the very real possibility that Nick Markakis will finish with 3,000 hits.