Knowing they had Hanley Ramirez and Giancarlo Stanton as lineup anchors, a decently deep pen, and a couple of pretty good starters in Ricky Nolasco and Anibal Sanchez, the 2012 Marlins made their move.
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What do you make of the 1970 Mets? They allowed the fewest runs in the NL in 1970. They led the NL in ERA, fewest hits allowed and strikeouts. The offense is the rest of the story.Read more
This was the year for playoff success? The NL was ripe for the taking. Oh, optimism. A cruel mistress, it is, especially when it is misplaced. Really, though, the Nats had no reason NOT to be optimistic.Read more
In the midst of a malevolent election cycle, it is difficult for Americans to find common ground on much of anything. This past holiday season provided a nice example: my mother-in-law professed a devotion to Donald Trump.Read more