An Interview with Bill James

What the hell do you say about Bill James? No introduction is necessary, but not having one seems lame. It’s Bill James. Obstructed View: You’ve mentioned in recent years how talking with scouts in Boston has helped you see the game in a way you hadn’t explored before. Has this changed the way you view […]

Best of Breaking Bad Season 4

This is a couple weeks old, but I just happened to find it today so sue me. They’re wondering what the BB fans think was the best episode in this last season. There were so many great moments throughout the season. It seemed every week we were talking about how it was an Emmy moment […]

Yes you can measure intangibles

It’s popular for the anti-stats crowd to say that you can’t measure intangibles. Brian Burke explains how we already do measure intangibles. h/t to Tangotiger

Chicago Tribune is now accepting hearsay from random people

Per NDB Paul Sullivan, some dude wearing a purple tshirt thinks he saw Theo Epstein at a Chicago Starbucks. True to form, he managed to work in a completely unrelated dig on Zambrano. Seriously, Tribune? There have been sightings of Theo all over the city, and this is the one you dug up? We intrepid […]

More Shameless Self Promotion

My dad’s book came out this week on Amazon and Kindle (link below). He and his co-author made a brief appearance in the film “Catching Hell” – they’re the two self-appointed Commissioners of the Bartman Play. The book is an adaptation of their Commission Report and basically analyzes the play from a rules perspective. It […]

Breaking Bad: End Times

Walt, left just over the edge of sanity from the events of last week, is left with too little money, too little leverage and too many people to protect. 

Breaking Bad: Salud

I don’t see how this season comes down to anything other than this faceoff from last season resulting in the death of one of them.

Mike Quade’s Star Wars Nicknames

Have you ever wondered how Mike Quade would refer to characters in the Star Wars universe?  Us too. In honor of the upcoming Star Wars Night at Wrigley (and because we need another thread), we are happy to present Mike Quade’s nicknames for your favorite Star Wars characters: Luke Skywalker: Lukey Han Solo: Lo Princess […]

When not to bunt

Figured we should post that image since MO is against bunts at all times and because the image makes me laugh. MGL talks about a specific situation in which a bunt is not a good idea at all. The best part: Given that a win costs around 4 million dollars, a manager should be fined […]

Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football?

If you would like to enjoy OV’s Recent Fantasy League, shoot me an e-mail to tmcginnis2002 (at) hotmail (dot) com so I can send you an invite. It’s H2H and it has a few scoring wrinkles that I’ve enjoyed in other recent leagues, but nothing is set in stone so let me know if there […]

Texas A&M ———> SEC?

AggieYell (Rivals) is reporting that Texas A&M has accepted an offer from the SEC.  If true, what next?