In 2005 I wrote that every baseball record needs an asterisk. The Church of Baseball also has a great take on this asterisk business. They take a look at all the records that deserve asterisks and offer up reasons for each. A sample: “Replacement pitchers, stress of apocalyptic warfare.” It’s good stuff.
The next 300 win pitcher? Tremendous Upside Potential details why Mark Buehrle is a viable candidate.
The Mets Heads visited Chicago and had a pretty nice weekend here. They were hangin’ near Murphy’s. I hope they had a Brat. Or a Pork Chop Sammich from Bernie’s. Toasted Ravioli from Yakkzie’s? I know they enjoyed Ryan Dempster…
The Commission has video of the hardest hit this side of Steve Atwater vs. Christian Okoye (My all-time favorite).
And finally, Between the Lines goes between the lines on Mike Imrem’s latest Cubs column. And makes him look rather silly. To put it nicely.