Link to a post on ThroughTheFenceBaseball

The Cubs had a bad April, and Edwin Jackson’s performance stands out because he hasn’t yet won a game. Theo Epstein’s first big free agent signing has yet to pay off, and I pointed this out in a piece now up at ThroughTheFenceBaseball.com. I’m hoping for more positive things to write about as the yearContinue reading “Link to a post on ThroughTheFenceBaseball”

Link to a post on ThroughTheFenceBaseball

I had started out this season trying to keep things upbeat. The Cubs won on Opening Day, and I wrote a positive piece about them. I wrote plenty of negative pieces about them last year, and in the past off-season. But I wanted to start this year off on a positive note. When the CubsContinue reading “Link to a post on ThroughTheFenceBaseball”

The final #42

Mariano Rivera’s 608 career saves should come with an asterisk. Not to make his record seem any less impressive than it already is, but to make it more so. In addition to having more career saves in the regular season than anyone in history, he also has (appropriately enough) 42 saves in the post-season asContinue reading “The final #42”