“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me I can be center field.” — John Fogerty It would be an interesting battle between shortstop and center field as to which is the premier position on the diamond. Suffice it to say, the superior athletes are playing
As we approach the end of the series for ranking hitters it becomes important to reiterate that these rankings are all about what has been and not necessarily what will be in every instance. I’m a big believer in the idea that past is prologue. However, there are occasional instances
Center field is a premium position in baseball. The skills needed to be a good all around center fielder far outweigh the skills needed to be a good left fielder. Most teams hide a weak defender in left field. It often requires less arm strength and less range to play.
One of the struggles of writing for a national audience is avoiding obvious bias. However, sometimes the fan part of me wins out. The Houston Astros are the second hottest team in baseball right now. Unfortunately for them, the hottest team also plays in their division. They have now have
IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… Corey Kluber pitched a complete game and carried a no-hitter through seven and a third innings to defeat the Twins 8-1 on Sunday. Kluber only needed 100 pitchers to pitch the full nine innings as he struck out ten batters and only walked one.