American Baseball Continues To Mirror Its Home

Seemingly every winter, we are inundated with stories and curiosity about how the free agent market has developed. With this one being particularly slow, and involving a rather unimpressive crop of free agents, there has been amazement at just how little is going on. We have seen the GM Meetings and Winter meetings pass, and […]

MLB: Game One-St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs

Let Us Not Forget Jonathan Herrera

These days, you’d be forgiven for mistaking the Cubs’ bench for a passable major-league team. When Manager Joe Maddon stacks the lineup with lefties, Jorge Soler (.264 TAv), Javier Baez (.282), Austin Jackson (.198), Starlin Castro (.240), Matt Szczur (.231) and Chris Denorfia (.243) find themselves manning┬áthe bench. And when righties are needed on the […]