Bullpen Report on All 10 Teams

Note: All statistics in the table below are from games up to and including May 13. Which team in either the AL or NL West has the best bullpen this season? There is no other place to start. Already we learn some things: the Astros bullpen is almost definitely bad… Read more“Bullpen Report on All 10 Teams”

Player of the Week (4/28 – 5/4): Joe Smith, Los Angeles Angels RP

Week Stats: 3 G, 3.0 IP, 3 SV, 10 TBF, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 R, 2 K What gives Angels relief pitcher Joe Smith such a serene comportment? Is it the knowledge that no one has or will ever get his name wrong? Is it a natural byproduct of… Read more“Player of the Week (4/28 – 5/4): Joe Smith, Los Angeles Angels RP”

Kenley Jansen Calls the Tigers His Daddy

It’s nothing to worry about, Dodgers fans will agree. Closer Kenley Jansen simply had a bad stretch in the last two days, giving up a one-run lead in the first game and losing the second game in extra innings. Tigers DH Victor Martinez was the man who beat him both… Read more“Kenley Jansen Calls the Tigers His Daddy”