Posts tagged "edgar martinez"

Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, Mark Teahen, and Destiny

Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, Mark Teahen, and Destiny
The Hall of Fame voting was announced Monday and hoooraaaaaaay for Barry Larkin!  As a high-average, long-tenured, face-of-the-franchise, OBP-hound with well-regarded defense, Larkin bridged every divide between traditionalists and saberists possible.  Well deserved, Mr. Larkin. But Larkin and his burly 86.4% of the vote, is the only player being inducted this year, so this year’s... Read more »

What's a #2 hitter anyway?

What's a #2 hitter anyway?
“I was a 2-hitter once.”, “Ha! Good one, AJ.” // Gary A. Vazquez, US PRESSWIRE “The old-school book says to put a bat-control guy here.  Not a great hitter, but someone who can move the lead-off hitter over for one of the next two hitters to drive in.The Book says the #2 hitter comes to... Read more »