Top Ten MLB active starting pitchers based on career WHIP

There are many ways to evaluate the top MLB players of recent years, as well as down through the history of the game. The statistic of WHIP, or "Walks + Hits / Innings Pitched", has become one of the more popular tools to make such evaluations. It is one of my personal favorites. WHIP is … Continue reading Top Ten MLB active starting pitchers based on career WHIP

Giants must strike now, while window still open

The San Francisco Giants have been consistent contenders in the National League West Division for much of the last eight years, but the club’s window of opportunity may now be closing.It’s always a difficult decision when a club such as the Giants begins to hit a crossroads. How do you continue to win while restocking your big … Continue reading Giants must strike now, while window still open

Hope springs eternal on MLB 2008 Opening Day

  After a long winter’s hibernation, hope once again begins to spring eternal. Today is Opening Day for most teams in Major League Baseball, including my own defending National League East Division champion Philadelphia Phillies. When last we left the Big Leagues, the Boston Red Sox were dancing off the field having swept out the … Continue reading Hope springs eternal on MLB 2008 Opening Day