Thursday, October 25, 2012

Instant Replay in the MLB

If you've been watching the MLB playoffs, you've seen a lot of questionable calls - some at critical stages of the games. And you've heard the renewed clamouring for instant replay. In this post I am going to outline my proposal for how some sort of instant replay should be implemented.  In my next few articles I am going to review some of the more controversial calls that we have recently witnessed and break down if and how my replay solution would impact them.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

End of year awards

This blog is a member of the Baseball Blogger's Alliance. Every year, we vote to determine award winners based on the ballots from the member's sites. Here are my picks for the 2012 awards:

Connie Mack Award (Manager of the Year)
AL: Bob Melvin
NL: Davey Johnson

Willie Mays Award (Rookie of the Year)
AL: Mike Trout
NL: Wade Miley

Goose Gossage Award (Top Reliever)
AL: Fernando Rodney
NL: Aroldis Chapman

Walter Johnson Award (Top Pitcher)
AL: Justin Verlander
NL: Johnny Cueto

Stan Musial Award (MVP)
AL: Mike Trout
NL: Joey Votto