For a group of smart people, the Astros do a lot of stupid things. They proved it again with their micromanaging of Jose Altuve’s chase for the batting title.
The Yankees have celebrated Derek Jeter’s career and now they can go about cleaning up the mess they currently are. But they won’t. They’ll follow their flawed business plan and succeed only in making matters worse.
You can read about the Derek Jeter storybook drama anywhere. Here you’ll read about how the Yankees rise and fall can be viewed along the time line of Jeter’s career.
Keith Olbermann was dead accurate with his characterization of Derek Jeter during his farewell tour, but that is ignoring the reality behind Jeter’s entire career.
The Braves have fired GM Frank Wren in a move that conveniently glosses over the frailties of team president John Schuerholz.
Roger Goodell tries to put forth the image of a president, but is in reality little more than a functionary for the NFL owners.
The NFL is turtling to protect itself. They’ll make some publicly sellable changes, but won’t really change much at all.
There is no benefit to the Yankees pitching Masahiro Tanaka before the season ends. They’re not making the playoffs and it makes no sense in any context.
The National League has numerous managers and GMs who might be in serious trouble. Predictions on who stays, who goes and who replaces them.
American League managers and GMs who may be on the hot seat are many. Here are predictions as to which will survive and who might replace those who don’t.