1. Some Thoughts on Fairness

    I moved to Hartford, CT area in July 2008. Young Tommy Haberstroh couldn't have predicted that.I grew up in a lovely pretentious town called Westport which is an hour's drive away so I had heard some things about the capital city...

    T K Written by T K about almost 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  2. The Yankees Fail to Find Relief in Acquisitions

    One of the most frustrating and unpredictable tasks for an MLB GM is to build a quality bullpen. Most of the time, bullpens are a crapshoot and the team is forced to just cross their fingers in hopes that their bullpen holds up...

    T K Written by T K about almost 6 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  3. 10 Reasons Why Hank Steinbrenner Shouldn't Be Believed

    Surprise, surprise. Hank Steinbrenner opens his mouth yet again. Mr. Pride Power Pinstripes begs for your mercy as the Yankees find themselves 8.5 games back behind the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East...

    T K Written by T K about almost 6 years ago 256 reads 4 comments

  4. Billy Beane Should Abolish the Closer Strategy

    Not to belittle the significance of Manny-Being-Manny storylines but there’s a development in Oakland that should be catching every baseball fan’s eye as the biggest story in baseball...

    T K Written by T K about almost 6 years ago 489 reads 3 comments

  5. Baseball's Biggest Non-Stories Heading Into the Second Half

    Here are the baseball stories that you won’t find on the sports-media headlines because...well, probably because Ted Thompson, Brett Favre, and Aaron Rodgers aren’t involved...

    T K Written by T K about almost 6 years ago 441 reads 11 comments

  6. Open Mic: MLB's #1 Draft Picks Tough To Beat

    The 2008 NBA draft will happen tonight and in case you haven’t switched on the TV, logged onto a sports website or visited your local tailor, this is kind of a big deal...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 318 reads 1 comments

  7. MLB: Year of the No. 1 Draft Picks

    The MLB draft receives substantially less attention than any of the four major sports. It's understandable, since baseball draftees have a much longer road to the big stage and less publicity coming out of high school and college...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 746 reads 3 comments

  8. Brew Crew June: Milwaukee Hitting on All Cylinders

    The Milwaukee Brewers are absolutely mashing the ball. No team has hit more home runs in the month of June than the Brewers who have also posted the third best ERA in the National League over the same time span...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 329 reads 0 comments

  9. Sidney Ponson Returns—He's Baaack

    I guess the Yankees needed an answer to the Red Sox signing Bartolo Colon.The rotund Sidney Ponson has rejoined the Yankees after he was released by the Rangers just two days ago...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 460 reads 1 comments

  10. Dusty Baker Needs His Head Checked

    If, for some terribly unfortunate reason, my GM signed Corey Patterson to play for my team, I wouldn't start him. Maybe an occasional pinch-run, but that's about it. He's just a bad hitter...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 187 reads 4 comments

  11. The "Top Three/Bottom Three" Phenomenon

    Who needs $200 million anyway?As I write this, the three lowest-payroll teams in baseball (Marlins, Rays, and A's) have a better record than the top three payrolls (Yankees, Mets, and Tigers)...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  12. Victor's Power Outage

    Every year, my oldest brother, my father and I play in the same fantasy baseball league. It's a nice tradition that is littered with trash talking, desperate complaints, and sarcastic remarks about our teams...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  13. Joakim Soria: Best Start in Kansas City Royals History

    After Octavio Dotel was traded to the Braves in late July last year, some wondered if the 23-year old rookie Joakim Soria could shoulder the load as the Royals closer...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 284 reads 1 comments

  14. Run Rates and Base Moods: Ellsbury's a Happy Guy, Schneider's Not

    Earlier today, my brother said to me, "Look at Rickie Weeks, he has more runs than hits! When was the last time someone this far into the season had more runs than hits?"I didn't have to go back at all to find the answer...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 476 reads 0 comments

  15. Atop the NL East: Florida Marlins Doing It Again

    The Marlins are the youngest team in baseball and they're the cheapest team in baseball. Five of the six pitchers who've started a game have yet to celebrate their 26th birthday...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers Struggle with Pitching

    A lot of been said about the troubles of the Detroit Tigers lineup this year. Some baseball analysts even predicted they'd score 1000 runs this year. They'll need to score about 6...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 309 reads 1 comments

  17. MLB: Detroit Tigers' Struggles Continue

    A lot of been said about the troubles of the Detroit Tigers lineup this year. Some baseball analysts even predicted they'd score 1,000 runs this year.They'll need to score about 6...

    T K Written by T K about 6 years ago 426 reads 0 comments