The British Baseball Federation Board will be looking for a new Secretary after John Walmsley resigned at the end of last week. The decision, taken “after serious deliberation”, leaves two major places on the Board vacant following Rob Rance’s resignation as President in May. Darrin Muller is currently filling Rance’s former role on an interim basis. […]
Archive | September, 2009
The last set of BaseballGB fantasy matchups are at the halfway point. Which teams are looking good for victory and which matchups are too close to call?
It seems incredible, but it’s true: we’ve reached the final week of the MLB regular season. Of the eight potential playoff spots, there are probably only two still up for grabs over these last few days. The Rockies are still in pole position to win the NL Wild Card, but the Braves are catching them fast and could still […]
As we enter the final week of the 2009 season, only three teams have secured play-off places so far, but expect the picture to become a lot more clear over the coming days. Meanwhile, there’s still a few races going on, and for some teams their post-season hopes may really go down to the wire. […]
It’s a full house of early games today as all fifteen contests will take place under daylight. ESPN will be showing the Red Sox-Yankees game rather than broadcasting in the usual Sunday Night slot.
While some managers are getting ready to lead their charges into the playoffs, others fear the axe or are packing their bags already. Read about Cecil Cooper’s sacking and the impending retirement of Bobby Cox in this edition of ‘Weekly’ Hit Ground Ball.
There are four early games today. The Mariners and Blue Jays are playing out the string, but the other three games take you right into the heart of the postseason race. All times are in BST. 18.05. Braves @ Nationals – Hanson (10-4), Mock (3-9) 18.07. Mariners @ Blue Jays – Snell (7-10), Purcey (1-2) […]
As the U.S. waits to see who they will face in the Baseball World Cup final, Great Britain’s players, coaches and supporters have had time to reflect on the nation’s own World Cup performance this week. America are the reigning champions and anything less than an appearance in the final would have been considered a […]
Scenario: With a runner on first the batter appears to have a hit a run-scoring triple, but the preceding runner is called out on a appeal play for failing to touch second base. The batter obviously loses a run batted in, but, as the official scorer, to what do you downgrade the triple? A – […]
I was contacted last week by the excellent Baseball Brainiac site, asking if I would take part in an interview about BaseballGB. I was more than happy to oblige and the finished article is now available. Baseball Brainiac is a website all about the history of the sport. It’s “an excellent source for baseball information […]