Terry Francona’s Managerial Tree Is on Full Display, and Still Growing

Alex Cora’s Boston Red Sox and Dave Roberts’s Los Angeles Dodgers are currently playing each other in the World Series. … More

The Marathon Is Over, and So Begins the Sprint

After 162 games (or 163 games for the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, and Los Angeles Dodgers), the 2018 … More

The Baseball Hall of Fame Is Just a Baseball History Museum

I go back and forth on how much I enjoy this time of year as a baseball fan and writer. … More

Roy Halladay Was One of the Greatest

Former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies ace pitcher Roy Halladay died in a plane crash earlier this week. He … More

Just Like That, the Yankees Are the Yankees Again

A year ago, I wrote about how weird it was to have the New York Yankees, the historical power and … More

How Good Would Andrew Miller Have to Be to Revise History?

When lefty reliever Andrew Miller was traded by the New York Yankees to the Cleveland Indians last summer, it changed … More

Is It Better to Be Smart, Or to Win?

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Oakland Athletics earned critical acclaim and notoriety for fielding competitive baseball teams … More