washingtonpost.com: Agreement Reached, Games to

washingtonpost.com: Agreement Reached, Games to Continue According to this, the luxtax threshold will be $117 million the first year, $120 the second, and to possibly rise after that. I don’t know, however, if that’s just player salaries or total compensation, and if the whole 40-man roster or the whole organization is involved, or just major … Continue reading “washingtonpost.com: Agreement Reached, Games to”

ESPN.com: MLB – No strike:

ESPN.com: MLB – No strike: Players, MLB agree on deal I wish it went longer than to 2006. But for the first time since the Free Agency Era began — actually for the first time since 1970, wich was before free agency — a collective bargaining agreement was reached without a work stoppage. I don’t … Continue reading “ESPN.com: MLB – No strike:”

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Pirates – 08/28/2002 So Greg Maddux goes out there and has probably his best start of the season, going nine innings without giving up a run. But the Braves can’t score a run themselves, looking totally helpless against Brian Meadows, of all people. And then their best … Continue reading “ESPN.com – MLB – Recap”

ESPNMAG.com – Infield of dreams

ESPNMAG.com – Infield of dreams A little story on how Andruw likes to play infield (and even catch) in batting practice. I don’t think that’s going to happen in a game though. Maybe that’s why Bobby keeps the outfield shorthanded and keeps so many infielders, so Andruw won’t get a chance. On Andruw’s shoulder, he … Continue reading “ESPNMAG.com – Infield of dreams”

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Dodgers – 08/24/2002 Castilla wasn’t alone, of course. Rafael Furcal was 0-5, as well. And Gary Sheffield, despite a good offensive day, made a key misplay leading to a Dodgers rally. But Castilla not only went 0-5, he stranded seven baserunners, committed an error that led to … Continue reading “ESPN.com – MLB – Recap”