Hamilton’s defense, baseball’s popularity and the worst play of the season
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Hamilton’s defense, baseball’s popularity and the worst play of the season

A bit of reading material on a Tuesday. Mike Petriello (FanGraphs) extols the virtue of Billy Hamilton’s rangeĀ on the center fielder’s 24th birthday. Craig Calcaterra (NBC Sports, Hardball Talk) pens a long-read (8,000 words) debunking claims about the decline of baseball’s popularity. This is one of the best articles I’ve read all year and worth … Continue reading

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Tunage

Apologies for the brief commercial interruption…but my brother — a big Reds fan living in China, of all places — has just released an app for iPhone. It’s called Tunage Music Match, and it’s aimed at, not surprisingly, music lovers. I think it’s pretty cool, so I thought I’d share it. I expect each of … Continue reading