Baseball Links: RotoRob Gets Quoted
As part of our All Overpaid/Underpaid team special, we were recently interviewed for a Canadian Business article. You can find RotoRob quoted here with our thoughts on the unwieldy Vernon Wells contract and how it’s hampered the Toronto Blue Jays.
Over at Cincinnati Reds Blog, there’s an article about the recent announcement of the AL and NL rookies of the year, as per the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (whatever that is). At any rate, the BBA chose a pair of Andrews – Bailey in the American League, and McCutchen in the National League – as its rookies of the year for 2009. It’s hard to quibble with the selection of Bailey, but I’d be more inclined to give the NL hardware to J.A. Happ of the Phillies. Then again, what do I know? I’m not part of the BBA…
Finally, The Onion — in typical Onion fashion — satirized the Red Sox demise, and especially Jonathan Papelbon’s meltdown in Game Three. As a BoSox fan, I did not find much humour in it, but in the interest of fairness, others might.