Baseball Book Report – The Complete Game

Today’s Baseball Book Report is The Complete Game: Reflections on Baseball and the Art of Pitching by Ron DarlingNow this was the book that I was looking for. An insightful, informative, interesting read on what goes on between a pitcher’s ears through…

Baseball Book Report – Watching Baseball Smarter

For the inaugural Baseball Book Report of 2012, I decided to read Watching Baseball Smarter: A Professional Fan’s Guide for Beginners, Semi-experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks by Zach Hemple. Last week I posted a countdown of my favourite baseba…

One Sentence Scouting Report: Travis Snider

Let’s start 2012 with a bang! We’ll start the new year with a One Sentence Scouting Report.  Travis Snider: AA needs to decide if he’s AAAA or AAA or maybe just trade him to the Oakland A’s…

Baseball Book Report Countdown #1 – The Last Hero

Like I said yesterday, it was a close one, but this is my favourite baseball book that I read last year, so if you have the chance, I (obviously) highly recommend it. Happy reading and Happy New Year!The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron – Howard Bryant…

Billy Beane – The Smartest Man in Baseball

Yet another post about the AL West… I’ve been thinking about the Oakland A’s a lot lately. It seems that they don’t have the payroll, fan support, revenue, or players to compete and they’re heading down the road to San Jose irrelevance very quickly. …

Baseball Book Report Countdown #2 – The Last Boy

It was a tough choice, but this one was a close runner up in at number 2: The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood – Jane LeavyIt took a couple attempts to get through this book, but I’m glad a persevered through the slow, hu…