USSM Year-end Best-of: August 2006
8-8 Dave’s random notes include a section titled “My mother could beat up Willie Bloomquist” on WFB’s isolated slugging of .032
8-11 Dave on Hargrove’s appalling ignorance of his own staff.
8-14 Dave’s great write-up of Byran LaHair
8-15 Catcher defense discussed in the context of Johjima v Rivera.
8-17 I make a joking but still-dangerous statistical case for Carl Everett’s veteran leadership.
And I go insane in the day’s Bloomquist-tastic game thread. You get the post and then nutty comments.
8-18 Then you get snakes on a team.
8-20 Dave finds good news even as the M’s got swept.
8-23 Dave tears apart Hargrove’s late game management.
8-24 In the day’s game thread, Dave talks about meeting Randy Johnson.
8-25 Dave’s writeup on Jeff Clement
8/26 game thread
David Wells famously claims to pitch while drunk. Gil Meche just pitches like heâ€™s drunk, but weâ€™re pretty sure heâ€™s not.
David Wells is a strike throwing machine. Gil Meche wouldnâ€™t even know how to turn on said machine.
8/27 Super-exciting dual post on Bob Finnigan’s retirement column.