Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
May 25, 2004
BASEBALL: Mora The Same

Aaron Gleeman, writing at The Hardball Times, has some astonishing numbers showing Melvin Mora's last five healthy months, amounting to a .367/.597/.466 line. He also explains why "there's a good chance that Esteban Loaiza's 2003 season will go down as one of the strangest, completely-out-of-nowhere seasons in baseball history."

Also, Brian Gunn takes on Chris Kahrl's endless negativity on the St. Louis bench. I do enjoy Karhl, but I agree with Brian that he does ride the same hobbyhorses endlessly, and he packs so many inside references into each sentence and clause that his columns can be like reading a statute.

Then again, a note to Brian and his commenters who hold out some hope for a Roger Cedeno revival: trust me, I spent the past two years watching the guy. It ain't happening. Although it wouldn't hurt to get in better shape and have his eyes checked.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 07:27 AM | Baseball 2004 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
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I was hoping this post would be about Jim Mora...

Thanks for the link...

Posted by: Stephen Silver at May 25, 2004 08:01 AM
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