Afternoon Reading, 10/16/2010


What mistakes did Washington (Ron, that is) make?

The Book

It has already been rehashed to death on numerous websites (FG,, and Hardball Talk), but Washington made two distinct errors which almost all managers make dozens of times a season.


Big Bats, Big Arms

Catching up with a Pirate
Tony Sanchez

Its been almost four months since I’ve played in a game with any meaning and let me tell you, four months feels like four years. Taking a 95 mph heater to the jaw is not very pleasing and having to spoon feed myself blended Chef Boyardee isn’t something I’d wish on my worst enemy.


The Night Of The Pitcher

Joe Blog
Joe Posnanski

Now, this little tidbit doesn’t mean much, but it’s a good place to start as we prepare for one of the most exciting pitching matchups in postseason baseball history, Saturday night’s game between Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay and San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum. I cannot begin to tell you how psyched I am for this game. Well, actually, I will tell you quite a bit about that.



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