It’s that time of year. Sports Illustrated released its baseball preview cover yesterday. Actually, that should be covers. For the first time in the 59 years of SI baseball preview issues, the magazine has printed true regional covers, six in all, with a main image customized for four different regions of the country: Northeast, Mid-Atlanic,
Pennants atop the scoreboard Two weeks ago, I drove down to Washington to meet up with two college friends and see the Nationals play the Reds. We’d speculated a couple of weeks before and bought tickets hoping it would be Stephen Strasburg‘s debut. But unlike many Nats fans, we didn’t bitch when the team announced
I’ve had a lot of fun with predictions on this site — everywhere, really; why else do we play fantasy sports, college football pick’ems, postseason salary-cap games and NCAA basketball tournament pools? But I’m not sure I’ll try to forecast the 2010 baseball season, division by division. Half of the divisions appear to be wide
I’m not going to be able to post after every game, so I won’t bother trying. But when I can, I’ll continue the Shea Stadium countdown. What we’re left with after this weekend is a deflating loss to the Brewers — a deflating series, losing two out of three after an uplifting two out of
NEW YORK METS In general Last year is over. It is. So is the time to talk about it. That time was February, when players reported to Port St. Lucie. A slow start isn’t a reason to talk about it again, nor is losing two out of three to the Phillies in the second week.