Other Outfield Possibilities

Not much. The Braves signed Brian Jordan to a minor league contract. Let us never speak of this again. Pete Orr can back up in the outfield if necessary, Thorman or Jurries could probably wear a glove and do a Klesko imitation. Billy McCarthy is still around in AAA (last I heard) after a catastrophic … Continue reading “Other Outfield Possibilities”

Peaking

Just a note… When I talk about “peak value”, like Bill James (whom I am shamelessly copying) I’m not talking about what a player did any one season. I mean, Ken Caminiti in 1996 had a season roughly equivalent to Chipper’s best season (1999); that doesn’t mean Caminiti’s “steroid”-enhanced peak was as high as Chipper’s. … Continue reading “Peaking”