Plenty can be learned from a fantasy baseball symposium and some Arizona Fall League games.
If you remove steals from the equation, there just isn't much aggression on the bases anymore.
A triple is fun to watch, but not as much as an inside-the-park homer -- or anything that brings you to your feet.
From the big motions of the early 20th century to today's compact models, pitching windups continue to change.
The Big Red Machine had four Hall-caliber players around the horn, but it wasn't better than the "$100,000 Infield."
Reds draft pick B.J. Szymanski has "thin ankles" and a "race horse type body." So what does that mean?
Ken Griffey Jr. is almost certain to be a Hall of Famer, but is Junior one of the five greatest center fielders?
While the Orioles added Miguel Tejada and Rafael Palmeiro to their team, they aren't a vastly improved club.
While Ken Griffey Jr. in recent years has been a shell of his former self, he's still on course to wind up in Cooperstown.
While the Angels, among others, have made significant additions, the White Sox are among clubs to have lost talent.
Ken Griffey Jr. and Geoff Jenkins can only hope the injury bug doesn't bite them yet again in '04.
Predicting how teams will finish in the standings not just in 2004, but for the next five years is totally absurd.
The Ultimate Standings say a lot about what fans want. But, in reality, winning is what's ultimately most important.