Did you miss any articles this week from one of our MLB Designated Columnists? Don't worry, we've got you covered with a roundup of this week's best articles:
Bill Parker takes a closer look at the worst All-Stars in MLB history to make the All-Star team thanks to the rule that states each team must be represented by at least one player. Fans of team's who have struggled in the past two decades may need to shield their eyes.
Mike Bates responded to the latest column by the ESPN writer, poking holes in Reilly's argument and expressing frustration about holding Davis guilty for baseball's past sins.
Steven Goldman offers a different take on PED issue, showing that sudden changes in player performance have been happening for years, and we don't need a more detailed explanation for variance.
Marc Normandin rounds out the Davis coverage, taking a closer look on whether the first baseman can break Roger Maris' AL home-run record this season and reviewing other players who neared the 61 homer mark.
In wake of the upcoming Biogenesis suspensions, Goldman reviews the other times MLB impacted pennant races with questionable decision making.
Cliff Corcoran discusses the importance of baseball in his own life, and why the PED scandals and disillusionment they bring frustrate fans.
Bates doesn't think that San Francisco needs a complete fire-sale, but the arrival of Jeff Francoeur should indicate that the team needs to move some veteran players to help rebuild the farm system.