From THT, BAIP (Batting Average on Balls in Play) leaders and trailers.
The day job is kicking DC Matt’s rear, so I’ll swallow my pride and link to a Yankees article. Seems like Joe Girardi is misusing David Robertson.
Looking for your Stephen Strasburg fix? The WaPo “Baseball Insider” has the video and report. This kid, by the way, says all the correct things all the time.
Richard Sandomir writes a business of sports column for the Times’ print edition. Today, however, he’s on the “Bats” blog making note of the number of appearances the Mets have made (and will continue to make) on ESPN.
So, if Dave Duncan fought Mike Ditka, who would win? Jamie Garcia keeps rolling up ground balls and DD is gettin’ more love.
TUCK! skewers Big Papi. Hoffman next?
There are already “seller” whispers circulating about Atlanta. Somehow, this wasn’t the farewell that Bobby Cox had planned.
Meanwhile, Barry Zito is tossing up 0’s again this year. The answer, blogs Rob Neyer via Ann Killon, may be mental. Oh, and he’s throwing harder this year: that might help too.