While the bad buzz on Torre’s book is permeating the web (even Buster Olney knocks him), we would like to stand up for Joe. Really people — Do you think they called Alex Rodriguez “A-Fraud?” Joe Torre obviously softened this for mass consumption. More likely tauntnames for A-Rod:
1. Please, blog, may I have some more?
Baseball Prospectus had some interesting things to about who may ultimately prevail in the win-your-division-but-lose-in-the-first-round-of-the-playoffs sweepstakes.
Thoughts on the top two:
McCourt’s Money: Since the Dodgers have six potential leadoff men and nary a cleanup hitter, I could see A-Rod going blue, but Joe Torre is managing them. Please, blog, may I have some more?