All-Time First Basemen

Where does Albert Pujols stand among first basemen in baseball history? Let’s look at a couple measures. WAR: Lou Gehrig, 114.1Albert Pujols, 99.4Cap Anson, 94.4Jimmie Foxx, 93.1Roger Connor, 84.3Jeff Bagwell, 79.9Dan Brouthers, 79.8Frank Thomas, 73.8Jim Thome, 73.1Rafael Palmeiro, 71.9 (Miguel Cabrera #13) JAWS: Lou GehrigAlbert PujolsJimmie FoxxCap AnsonRoger ConnorJeff Bagwell Dan BrouthersJohnny MizeFrank ThomasJim Thome…… Continue reading All-Time First Basemen

Another No-No

John Means was near perfect for the Orioles against the Mariners today. So close, in fact, that he faced only the minimum 27 batters. His line was 9-0-0-0-12…as in 9 IP, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, 12 K’s. So, why was this not a perfect game? In the third inning, he struck out Sam…… Continue reading Another No-No

Roberto Alomar Banned

It was announced today that Roberto Alomar has been terminated from his special advisory position with both MLB after an internal investigation indicated he had committed some sort of sexual misconduct. The precise nature of the misconduct was not revealed. Commissioner Manfred also indicated he has been placed on the permanently ineligible list. As a…… Continue reading Roberto Alomar Banned