NEW YORK – Not all great insights come in the back of a New York City cab, but not all of them don’t either. So on a Wednesday morning when the U.N. business has fouled traffic and making a left turn is a test of your commitment to life ever after, the gentleman at the wheel lays off the horn and says
You tried to pay attention for six months but it's hard keeping track of every player across baseball.
Simmons ranks second by one version of WAR and sixth by another, so he will be a name you hear when folks start talking about league MVP and why WAR may or may not be the best measure of that.
Albert Pujols is welcomed into the 500 Homerun Club next to his wife Deidre at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 7, 2014 in Anaheim, California. Being different, perhaps, was better when wrapped in Albert Pujols’ hug, when warmed by Deidre Pujols’ smile, and everyone came to believe that — the children
“It’s a big win,” Colorado's Nolan Arenado said of Thursday's 9-1 victory over Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles. “You could make the argument it’s one of our biggest wins of the year.”
In 10 games from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, Dodgers starters were 1-7 with a 7.01 ERA. In 43 2/3 innings (so, fewer than five innings per), they walked 20 and allowed 11 home runs.
The mayor and the local ballclub decided a baseball game, a series, would be a good idea. The fans that filed into Minute Made Park on Saturday agreed.
To tell a story like this is to put a face on it, the one that stands for them all. Reid Ryan, president of the Houston Astros, held out his arms, shook his head. Life inside the downtown Houston convention center pattered at a controlled chaos Friday afternoon, a city within a city, the faces bewildered