World Series


So, the Baseball Prospectus says Red Sox in seven. Just goes to show you, you can look at all the data you want, but baseball is baseball. When the leading baseball statisticians on the planet er, punt on calling this series, you know why baseball is the greatest game in the world. Actually, this guy says it best: "You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all." - Earl Weaver And so, for the first time since 1993 (when I lived in N.…

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So What.


Nyea nyea ne nyea nyea, Boston won, the Yankees lost. Ha! To the smug faces of New England, I say: “eh, so what.” That’s what we do. You beat the Yankees? So what. Avenged your 2003 Game Seven meltdown? So what. Absolutely hammered our pitchers, sent Kevin Brown off to go punch another wall, maybe breaking the entire left side of his body this time? So what. Hey, It’s about time. It’s going to take a couple of lifetimes before Boston can build up the kind of World Series experience that takes away that out. We can always fall back on the time-tested comebacks like “It’s about time”…

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