New York Mets: The Reyes Question

With Opening Day fast approaching the Mets are still unsure of Reyes’ exact status. Of course their star shortstop will be back before too long, but the all important question seems to be whether or not he will make the Opening Day lineup. Reyes naturally says he feels fine, but it’s going to be a … Continue reading

Stat of the Day! Adrian Beltre vs Carlos Beltran

This just in from our friends at The Boson Globe: Also, “Carlos Beltran and Adrian Beltre each has had 6,877 plate appearances. Beltre has 1,700 hits, Beltran has 1,705. Beltre has 348 doubles, Beltran 340. Beltran has struck out 1,086 times, Beltre 1,084 times. Beltre is a lifetime .270 hitter with 250 homers and 906 RBIs. … Continue reading

Woe to Be ‘Big Papi’: David Ortiz, a Peoples’ History, in text

    [[Editor’s Note: The following text exchange just transpired between 33 Problems and The Venuist regarding Rob Neyer, of ESPN, compiling his baseball players of the decade.]] 33 Problems:  Rob Neyer puts Carlos Beltran as the 6th best player of the decade and David Ortiz as the 53rd.  Does that seem crazy or am … Continue reading

Woe to Be 'Big Papi': David Ortiz, a Peoples' History, in text

    [[Editor’s Note: The following text exchange just transpired between 33 Problems and The Venuist regarding Rob Neyer, of ESPN, compiling his baseball players of the decade.]] 33 Problems:  Rob Neyer puts Carlos Beltran as the 6th best player of the decade and David Ortiz as the 53rd.  Does that seem crazy or am … Continue reading