Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Cespedes, Price, Angels

On this date in 1987, home plate umpire Tim Tschida threw out Twins pitcher Joe Niekro after discovering an emery board in his possession (here’s footage of the incident).  The 42 year-old knuckleballer received a ten-day suspension for his shenanigans.  Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..

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3 Comments on "Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Cespedes, Price, Angels"


1 year 24 days ago

Good Price article. I think Friedman made a shrewd move here. It’s certainly possible that Smyly and Franklin can elevate their games in TB next year.

Myers looked great on paper yet that -0.7 WAR is hardly the highway robbery most of us thought at the time.

AmericanMovieFan
1 year 24 days ago

How does a nail file help him pitch?

NickinIthaca
1 year 24 days ago

A scuffed ball in the hands of a knuckle ball pitcher will do some pretty unpredictable things…