Source: Sandy Alderson named Baseball America’s Executive of the Year
Back in July, two writers and statisticans for FiveThirtyEight analyzed how Major League Baseball teams “blow” their money. These two smartypants compared the spending and the winning percentage of each season since 1985. Bottom line: more money generally means more wins.* * Yet in the future, I think that’ll change Read more here.
Woke up to this notification this morning: 126 days. We can do this…
Ah, my favorite holiday. Food, my whole family, food, lots of laughs, food, my grandparents’ cozy house, food, the annual dog show… Oh, did I mention food?! Here is Thanksgiving, explained by my favorite tag on giphy, #NewYorkMets
Mike Piazza is currently on 13 of 14 Hall of Fame ballots. 2016 is the year, Mike. I feel it. Former Mets @MikePiazza31 & @wagsk13wjs_e highlight the ‘16 HOF ballot. More on the ballot: https://t.co/0qsoKAzl02 pic.twitter.com/SnPJvbfp2H — New York Mets (@Mets) November 9, 2015
For this blog post, I will just refer you to my tweet on the subject. Terry Collins coming in THIRD for Manager of the Year JOKES JOKES JOKES — Cait (@CaitlinMaryMcC) November 17, 2015
Ben Zobrist If you’re following the GM reports this off-season, you have inevitably seen Ben Zobrist’s name come up a lot.
Major League Baseball faces its first encounter with domestic violence. My favorite player of all time, Jose Reyes, was arrested this past Halloween for an alleged domestic violence dispute. For more details about Reyes’ arrest, read here.
Baseball is business. For the New York Mets, the business moves made by the GM Sandy Alderson and the front office at the trade deadline paid off. If it weren’t for Yoenis Cespedes, Kelly Johnson, Juan Uribe, Tyler Clippard, etc., the Mets could not have made it to the World Series. Not only did these … More Off Season Trades: Less Is More
Have you ever felt alone in a crowded place? Well, that’s me, a Mets fan, in Philadelphia right now. I’d feel worse if the Phils didn’t lose 90 games this season, though. 🙂