- We all know HR's were up last month, which was maybe surprising given the steroid crackdown. And we had all sorts of explanations - pitchers being off roids, new superdrugs, etc. But as it turns out, last month was the hottest April on record. May was cooler, and HR's went way down - the lowest in 12 years. Small sample size of course, but it's the best explanation so far. Good to know that global warming will be good for something.
- Just in case Selig isn't loathesome enough, he does this. Amazing.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Guess who's back...
So I took a week-and-a-half vacation, from both work and baseball. I mean, I followed the scores, but not closely enough to say much about them. Anyway, I like these two articles, both by Alan Schwarz at the NYT: