The most coveted free agent of this offseason chose to return to Philadelphia mainly because he loved his three months there in 2009. That’s quite a compliment to the city, the team, and their fans.
AJ, who has made has disdain for the mainstream sports media well known here at MSF, has nevertheless been thrilled the past week or so with the baseball writers’ selections for the 2010 postseason awards.
One of the charms of baseball is the endless supply of factoids that are unique to each game, each batter versus pitcher matchup, and each series. In 2010, there is one that easily stands out above all others as the most mind-blowing of all.
The Cy Young rule is clear: the honor goes to the BEST pitcher on ANY team in a season. With that in mind, AJ analyzes both the AL and NL Cy Young contenders and offers his picks for each league. What are your picks?
Although the White Sox seem to have fallen somewhat off the Roy Halladay trade rumor radar screen, Rick Morrisey writes in the Tribune that the White Sox should do whatever it takes, including trading John Danks and Alexei Ramirez, to bring Halladay to the South Side. Should they?