Joe Posnanski

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    The Screwball Economics of Major League Baseball

    As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future - and you're picking up the tab.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    The Strange Vendetta Against Jeff Bagwell

    Should make the Hall of Fame today​Back when I was in law school, I was taught a basic strategy for handling a trial, or any type of legal argument. If you have the facts in your favor, but not the law, argue the facts. If you have the law in your favor, but not the facts, argue the law. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    One Man's Votes For The Baseball Hall of Fame

    The best second baseman of the `90s​The latest class to the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced tomorrow. This is a special year for all Astros fans as this is the first year that Jeff Bagwell is on the ballot. There's a lot of talk among the voters (and non-voters) about Bagwell this se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Carlos Lee: Worst Everyday Player In The Majors

    Carlos Lee: Many reasons to smile. Astro fans, not so much​The Houston Astros haven't really had that much to brag about this season. The team has been bad. They've become a dumping ground for guys who could no longer cut it with the Phillies. But last week, by use of analysis, it was determined t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Game Time: Jose Lima, One More Inning Of "Lima Time"

    Photo via DeadspinJose Lima, an eye for talent​When I hit "Save" yesterday morning on my post paying tribute to the late Jose Lima, I figured that would be the end. It was, coincidentally, about the same time we were finishing up what evolved into a tribute, a Jose Lima Memorial show on 1560 The ... More >>