Friday, February 4, 2011
Health is this morning's lead topic ...
Injury prevention continues to offer potential as the next Moneyball (i.e., exploiting the undervalued) frontier. Will Carroll writes about the topic for SI.com (link via new SB Nation national baseball editor Rob Neyer, who has his own comment).
Neyer also links to Corey Hawkins' new Baseball Injury Tool, a website that I suspect a lot of us will soon find indispensable.
Jim McLennan of AZ Snakepit studies the importance of starting pitching depth, noting among other things that even the most stable rotation in the National League, San Francisco's, needed 19 starts outside of its main five pitchers.
Tom Hoffarth of the Daily News has completed his massive project, "The Tao of Vin Scully": 21 sportscasters discussing what makes the Dodger legend great.