Monthly Archives: August 2010

Miguel Tejada: A lesson in why I can’t always believe my eyes

Those who believe strongly in advanced baseball statistics will often tell you can’t trust your eyes. I tend to ignore them when they say that.  I know what I see. Except, apparently, when I don’t. I was pretty stoked when … Continue reading

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Marcus Thames: You know, that other ex-Tigers outfielder

It’s fun to wistfully look back on the days when I thought Curtis Granderson might just hit 35 home runs this year in Yankee Stadium. Well, maybe it’s not that fun. It was easy then — you know, in February … Continue reading

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The view from here

Greetings! Welcome to Foul lines, which is what I’m calling this thing until I come up with something more clever. So, for starters, suggestions are welcome. To pay the mortgage, I write newspaper stories. To pass the time, I watch … Continue reading

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