Interesting reading from around the baseball world:
- Morgan Ensberg: Bud Selig should tell you the truth about the pace of the game.
- When New York Magazine isn’t sipping Champagne with Astors and giving the mayor hand-jobs for gentrifying NYC, it’s now talking about… defensive metrics?
- Derek Carty at THT sums up the “Intuitions vs. Quants,” debate, ongoing at the Cardrunners League site. Fascinating discussion between fantasy baseball experts and poker pros, going at it mano y mano in a high stakes fantasy league.
- Roto Rob says that help is on the way for the Houston Space Monkeys. A peek at some young guys who are primed for take off.
- Eriq Gardner has something to say about the folly of “Buy low/sell high” advice.
- The incomparable Grey Albright at Razzball brings the heat on the regular. Today he made a Willie McGee ugly joke that had me spitting up my morning coffee.
- The Wall Street journal is an interesting place to find a good piece on Jerry Manuel’s rather strange usage of Frankie Rodriguez, during Saturday’s 20 inning marathon in St. Louis.