“Out of Left Field” is an occasional post about matters that don’t need 1,200 words of analysis, but should be mentioned anyway. In no particular order… We all have or idiosyncrasies. One of mine is when individuals in the baseball media make statements that can be very easily and very quickly be proven false. It’s … Continue reading Out of Left Field
Month: September 2022
Let’s Talk Stanton and Cole
It’s easy to get wrapped up in discussing Aaron Judge but there are other players on the Yankees about whom we need to chat. In no particular order… Let’s talk about Giancarlo Stanton: I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but I really question if Stanton has been playing injured for a while and we’re just not … Continue reading Let’s Talk Stanton and Cole
The 2022 Yankees: What Happened?
Entering action on July 3rd, the Yankees were 58-21 and were 15 games ahead of the Rays in the loss column. Since then they’ve gone 21-32 and currently lead Tampa Bay by four games in the loss column. Ouch. What the heck happened? Of course, a drop-off to that extent is never the result of … Continue reading The 2022 Yankees: What Happened?
The “Real” Home Run King
There are many questions that do not have definitive answers. In cases such as those we can all form our own opinions based on our own perspectives, feelings, and prejudices and we’ll often disagree, and that’s cool. Discussions that arise from situations like that are what make it fun to talk about baseball. There are, … Continue reading The “Real” Home Run King