1646351_custom_200x200

haymister

  • joined Mar 26, 2008
  • last login Jul 09, 2014
  • posts 16
  • comments 292
User Blog

Before Manny Became Manny

24

NYTimes has a long essay and photo essay about Manny's younger days.

It's all down hill from here...

17

In a subscriber only article, BP points out that the Indians have the greatest discrepancy between there difficulty of schedule up until June 9th and from June 10th to the end of the season. The winning % of teams faced so far: Indians .515 The winning % the rest of the way: .483 The White Sox are at the other end of the spectrum: The winning % of teams faced so far: Indians .482 The winning % the rest of the way: .517

Jack Kerouac as fantasy baseball hobbyist

2

New book about Jack Kerouac: "Kerouac at Bat: Fantasy Sports and the King of the Beats."

FanPost
337

Review of MLB At Bat for iPhone

With the launch of the iphone App Store and the ability for 3rd party developers to write software for Apple's iPhone, MLB has introduced a $4.95 application designed particularly for the iPhone. F...

BP's Nate Silver goes political

6

After a few months of posting anonymously on DailyKos and at his own web site about the polls and data behind the primary and the presidential race, the writer known as "poblano" reveals his true identity: "My real name is Nate Silver and my principal occupation has been as a writer, analyst and partner at a sports media company called Baseball Prospectus. What we do over there and what I'm doing over here are really quite similar. Both baseball and politics are data-driven industries."

Baseball Prospectus writeup on Lee

19

"I’d venture to say that half the pitchers in the majors today would struggle to put up those numbers if they got four starts in the [low Class A] Midwest League ... Lee's stretch of pitching is unmatched in at least 50 years, and quite possibly ever ..."

FanPost
4

Fantasy baseball fiction

The premise of this little piece is that the author's father... ...AS OWNER OF HIS FANTASY BASEBALL TEAM, HAS A MEETING WITH HIS PLAYERS TO EXPLORE THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT FRONT-OFFICE MANAGEMENT. D...

FanPost
6

Writeup on the Cobra at Baseball Analysts

Al Doyle at Baseball Analysts writes What Good is an 83-MPH Fastball, a piece on Byrd and how pitchers like him maybe deserve more opportunities. Doyle went to the May 25 game at Comerica and...

FanPost
36

Adam Miller...closer?

Nate Silver answered the following question yesterdays chat:   ericturner29 (Chicago): Who would you have close for the Tribe? Nate Silver: Adam Miller. Maybe. Discuss.  Idle chatter (yawn)? Great...

FanPost
12

Quality Starts

Some of us have been scratching our heads wondering why the Tribe's record is as good as it is.  How come this year, the Indians are outperforming their Pythagorean record when they've...

FanPost
3

another reason to be thankful for Indians management

The Yanks have just fired their strength coach after all the injuries they've faced. Perhaps he is just the fall guy, perhaps they hired the wrong guy.By and large, it seem like the Indians are...

FanPost
14

Bill Simmons on Cleveland/Tribe fans

Personally, I took no offense and found this kind of  funny:http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=simmons/060816"10. Cleveland Not sure what happened with these guys. The Indians would...

FanPost
5

milb Marte homerun derby final

Andy Marte is on hitting them out as part of the home run derby at milb.com if you care...you can see Marte's stroke right now 5:53 PST. He's rocketing them out in the round before the final. The...

FanPost
7

BP's Postseason Odd's Reports

Oh, how important it is to remember how good it is to not be the Royals.  The Royals clock in with a .06% chance of making the playoffs and when they adjust for Pecota it drops to a 0%.Here are the...

FanPost
37

Filler B's

Rob Neyer has an Insider post at ESPN, where he coined (to my knowledge) the phrase "Filler B's" for Broussard, Blake and Boone, "just occupying their spaces until Andy Marte is ready to play third...

Showing 1 - 16 of 16
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.