The WSJ takes a closer look at Mr. Strasburg’s efficiency.
Meanwhile, Dave Cameron over at FanGraphs wants to see Ubaldo Jimenez get some love. (Right, Mountain Frank?)
The Phillies are one step closer to being back at full strength.
Weaver’s Tantrum compares the ghost of George Sherrill past to the ghost of Will Ohman present. Why? Trade bait, of course.
The LoHud Yankees blog makes an awesome Counting Crows reference.
The Common Man ran down all sorts of opinions on the replay debate. Talk about doin’ your homework.
From three days ago, Murray Chass whined so much that I discontinued reading about three paragraphs into his latest screed. Read if you dare.
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That’s right Virginia, there is baseball outside of the Beltway today.
Jack Moore over at FanGraphs examined Nationals Nyjer Morgan’s baserunning inadequacies.
On the other hand, Dave Cameron talked up baseball ethics, Bryce Harper and the Nats’ attention to both.
Wally Backman could manage my team any day of the week.
Calcaterra observes that the Twins want some changes at Target Field.
Who would win in a fight? Angelos or Valentine? Is Valentine’s surname Ditka?
Filed under: Links, B, Baltimore Orioles, Bobby Valentine, Bryce Harper, fangraphs, Nyjer Morgan, Wally Backman, Washington Nationals
Listen to the crowd as Strasburg is introduced.
Yes, it’s a ball. But it was a really fast ball.
The crowd reacts after a K.
A look at Strasburg’s motion out of the stretch.
What turned out to be Strasburg’s final pitch. And 14th K.
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