Yesterday, I posted my NL East trade possibilities, the fourth part of my six-part series.
Today, I took a look at Todd Helton’s career and compared it to some other great hitters.
Last night, I took a look at how walks have killed the Phillies so far this season, and I respond to some suggested rules changes from Tom Tango.
Over at Ump Bump, Coley makes the case that Chris Coste should be getting the majority of the starts over Carlos Ruiz. While there’s no argument that Coste is much better offensively, and they’re very similar defensively, I’m almost positive that both Cole Hamels and Jamie Moyer prefer to throw to Ruiz and that trumps any offensive shortcomings he may have.
I have some random thoughts about names, Kyle Lohse, run scoring, and tonight’s duel between the two best change-ups in baseball. Check it out at Baseball Digest Daily.
Yesterday, I also put up my AL West chapter of Franchise Defining Trade Possibilities.
I published a rant against batting average at Baseball Digest Daily today. Check it out if you’re interested.
Don’t forget to check out With Leather’s hilarious interview with Kenny Mayne.
Some other good reads:
Following last night’s umpire-aided loss in the series finale with the Chicago Cubs, I’ve expressed my thoughts at Baseball Digest Daily on baseball possibly implementing instant replay.
This is a six-piece segment on some big trade possibilities for each team in baseball.
The AL Central is next.
Couple more articles up at Baseball Digest Daily: