Linked – Week Ending Nov 27

A weekly roundup of what’s good to read in baseball. Think you know batting stance? Cut4 is going to quiz you on it! (I got 48% and am suitably shamed) Former San Fransisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito just release a music video for his country song “Secret to Life” and while the video is a…

Give Thanks for Baseball

Thanksgiving is many things for many people. For me, it was in October, because I’m Canadian, so right today is just a typical Thursday in my world. But I know so many Americans, especially because of my connection to the baseball world, that it’s impossible to ignore the meaning of the day. Thanksgiving is more…

Linked – Week Ending Nov 20

A weekly rundown of what’s good to read in baseball. Trevor Bauer was utterly enchanting as he assisted a Twitter fan with her math homework. Also proved he’d hella smart (which showed again later in the week when he argued that players DO use sabermetrics and stats when researching opponents.) Bauer is fast becoming one…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 30

A weekly roundup of what’s good to read in baseball. The incredible true story of a young baseball prospect who became a hit man for the mob. How historic is the Cubs/Cleveland match up? Well a whole lot of fans weren’t alive the last time either club won a World Series. Sports Illustrated imagines how social…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 23

A weekly rundown of what’s good to read in baseball. Have a spare $10k laying around? Why not grab this vintage 1910 Tigers World Series sweater? Statheads are losing their minds about this postseason. Should the All-Star Game really be such a big factor in the World Series home field advantage? Why is it the…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 16

A weekly rundown of what’s good to read in baseball. Vin Scully is as wonderful as ever, making Jimmy Kimmel blush furiously while he calls his Celebrity Softball home-run. Mary Weider, who I wrote about in my #WhatABaseballFanLooksLike post was named the 2016 Tigers fan of the year, and deservedly so.   Spent some time…

How to Care About the Postseason…

… When Your Team is Already Out. Welcome to Team Disappointment, Red Sox and Rangers fans. Getting swept a week into the postseason is rough. I’d argue it might be harder than not making the cut at all, because hopes are never higher than those few glorious days after the end of the regular season,…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 9

A weekly rundown of what’s good to read in baseball. Sports Illustrated might win the most unexpected headline of the year for their piece on commentator Joe Buck’s addiction to hair plugs. Yes, this is a real story. SI also brings you the 10 players to watch in the postseason. Britni de la Cretaz interviews…