1. Best of the Decade: Third Basemen

    It seems hard to believe, but we are already in the year 2010. And with any new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 237 reads 0 comments

  2. Best of the Decade: Shortstops

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 1,661 reads 3 comments

  3. Best of the Decade: Second Basemen

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 531 reads 5 comments

  4. Best of the Decade: First Basemen

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 1,446 reads 4 comments

  5. Best of the Decade: Catchers

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 1,046 reads 7 comments

  6. Best of the Decade: Relief Pitchers

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 410 reads 2 comments

  7. Best of the Decade: Starting Pitchers

    It seems hard to believe, but we are almost to the year 2010. And with any impending new decade, it seems only fair to look back on the best of the previous 10 years...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 4 years ago 992 reads 3 comments

  8. Let's See That Again: Replay in Major League Baseball

    Fair or foul? Safe or out? Home run or in play? These are some of the critical questions that umpires in Major League Baseball are faced with several times in a game, all season long...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 89 reads 4 comments

  9. Piecing Together the New York Mets' Puzzle

    The holiday season is among us, and the Major League Baseball 2010 free agent market is open for business. So it's time to do some shopping! Today's list features the presents that Fred Wilpon, ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 535 reads 4 comments

  10. Are the Atlanta Braves Taking a Chance on Tim Hudson?

    If pitching wins championships, then the Atlanta Braves are making all the efforts to win in the next three seasons. The team re-signed right-hander Tim Hudson to three-year contract, worth $28 million...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 4 comments

  11. NHL Penalty Shot: Changes Coming Soon?

    I don't usually write about hockey, but I was watching a game the other night and one of the commentators made a rather interesting point...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 183 reads 3 comments

  12. Damon Takes Two: Overshift Over?

    Once again, a New York Yankee made postseason history. This time, it was Johnny Damon in Game 4 of the World Series. After Damon reached on a single in the top of the ninth inning, switch-hitting ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 441 reads 0 comments

  13. If the Shoe Fits: Previewing MLB's 2010 Free Agent Class

    We're just about two weeks ahead of the 2009 Playoffs, and for any teams that do not have postseason play in their sights, the free agent frenzy is about to begin...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 5 years ago 472 reads 1 comments

  14. Eric Chavez: A Sad But True Story

    Here is a sad story. It's sad but, true. It's about a guy who was drafted in the first round (10th overall) by the Oakland A's in the 1996 amateur draft as a 20-year-old kid...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Trade Deadline: Winners and Losers

    Well, another trade deadline has come and passed. Some key players were moved, some were not. But after months of hot stove reports and rumor mills, we can finally look back and reflect ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  16. Snub This! 2009 All-Star Snubs

    Most people like to pick their American and National League All-Star snubs immediately following the announcement of the rosters. I, on the other hand, prefer to wait until the day of the game to pick mine...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 years ago 205 reads 3 comments

  17. MLB Rookies of the Year Since 1990

    There may not be a bigger sense of anticipation when a young phenom is set to make his mark on the Major Leagues. From the time a fresh 19-year old is drafted out of High School, to the time ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 years ago 2,284 reads 4 comments

  18. Is There a Doctor in the House?

    Though they come into play Friday only four games back of first place, the New York Mets are in trouble. They lost all three games of a rain-shortened series in Pittsburgh, while the rival Philadelphia Phillies have won seven in a row...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  19. The Evolution of Interleague Play

    This is the 13th season of Interleague Play, and with all the attention it gets one would think it was still the first season. There are some who despise certain areas of Interleague Play, some who hate the idea in general, and some who love it...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  20. The Early MLB Award Show

    The 2009 season is almost two months old now. Typically at this point in the year, it is far too difficult to declare the winners of the regular season awards (MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, etc...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 651 reads 0 comments

  21. Orange and Blue: A Look at the 2009 New York Mets Lineup

    A lot has been made of the Mets struggles on the mound early in 2009. It's true, they have had some inconsistencies from any pitcher not named Johan...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL: Too Long a Season

    The NHL playoffs are often referred to as the NHL's "second season." Why? Because they last almost as long as an entire regular season. Of course I'm exaggerating...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 293 reads 2 comments

  23. Behind the Mic: New York Mets Have Upperhand

    The challenge of playing professional sports in New York is no secret. But what is not generally realized is how difficult it is to be a professional sportscaster in the Big Apple...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 250 reads 1 comments

  24. How the World Baseball Classic Can Be Bettered

    On Friday, ESPN.com's Jayson Stark enlightened us with his method to "fix" the World Baseball Classic. Now it's my turn...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  25. New Playoff Model for MLB?

    I had a thought the other day—what if the MLB arranged its Playoff schedule like the NBA or the NHL? That is, have the division winners as the top three seeds in their league, and then ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments