Andy? Not *so* dandy.

Here in New York, there remains lingering concern over the Yankees pitching staff, particularly over the absence of a left-hander in the rotation. While an argument can certainly be made for the value of a southpaw starter, acquiring quality pitching is far more important that signing a guy just because […]


How does one define value? It’s a rather unambiguous question when dealing with precious metals, but when the v-word comes up in the context of baseball, it seems as if everyone has a different opinion. Each year, as August, and the dog days of the season, comes to a close, […]

Corked Bodies

In physicist Robert K. Adair’s book, The Physics of Baseball, the analysis of doctored bats is concluded thusly: “the properties of such modified bats can be reproduced by a legal bat with the same feel and hitting characteristics.” Adair’s experiments showed that corking a baseball bat had a similar effect […]

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