Posts tagged "tim raines"

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 »

The best White Sox news is fake

The best White Sox news is fake
It’s too bad that the Gavin Floyd-to-the-Blue Jays trade rumor never got picked up by any credible media outlet.  Rumors are a blast, especially ones that would blatantly indicate a full-scale rebuild, and especially one that comes in January, the month where fun dies in the cold, because it turns out fun was homeless this entire... Read more »

Minoso misses out on the Hall

Minoso misses out on the Hall
Ron Santo was announced as having been selected to the Hall of Fame by the Golden Era Committee on Monday, which was a nice, though sadly hollow victory for objectively elite performance being properly rewarded. Minnie Minoso on the other hand, fell three votes short of the necessary 75% barrier, and will have his candidacy... Read more »
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