Friday, July 22, 2011
Links: Players we can't be rational about
It's Friday, it's hot and the trade rumors are flying fast and furious. But let's take a break and check on some links.
Our friends at The Platoon Advantage have a fun list where they pick one player from each franchise that fans just can't judge rationally. Like Braves fans and Jeff Francoeur. Or, in the opposite direction, Ryan Howard and Phillies fans. Anyway, take a look at their list and join the debate.
There has been a lot of controversy on how the Rockies have handled former No. 1 pick Tyler Matzek, who was sent home for a short time this season due to an inability to throw strikes. Logan Burdine of Blake Street Bulletin takes a look at the issues.