“It certainly seems disingenuous and hypocritical now to not open the doors or at least reconsider the candidacies of some of these lingering former stars of the game, their reputations … Continue reading…Peter Botte on the Steroid Era and the MLB Hall of Fame
Former Minnesota Twins stud pitcher Francisco Liriano lost Monday night and fell to a Barry Zito-esque 5-12 record and a 5.80 ERA. Liriano doesn’t seem to have fully regained his former 2006 form after undergoing Tommy John Surgery in 2008. … Continue reading…Francisco Liriano’s Struggles Provide Vindication For Brian Sabean
Barry Bonds and Jeff Kent were teammates for a very long time. You’d never know it, but those two hated each other. Yet the irony was the two were more similar than they were different. If you ever read stories about the two nowadays, you’ll hear how Kent was just as a loner as Bonds was. Even though Kent was enthusiastic during interviews, it’s just that he’d only be enthusiastic during interviews. He wanted to make himself look like the anti-Bonds. … Continue reading…Barry Bonds + Jeff Kent, Marion Jones, RIAA
“My numbers are good enough to play. When I feel I can’t compete at this level, that’s when it’s time to shut it down. My numbers are still in the top whatever in baseball. When I feel I’m not good enough to compete, when I can’t compete at the level I feel is respectful for me, that’s when it’s time to shut it down. Right now, my numbers are not bad.” … Continue reading…SF Giants + Bonds In 2008?