Nerd of Batman, sports, logic, objectivity, Star Trek, personal enlightenment, Lincoln, the Rays, psychology, mic dropping. Kind've in that order.
A college football fantasy draft, including the very worst teams getting the top picks, is an inventive little exercise SI's Andy Staples did.
Baron Davis says he was abducted by aliens.
Toledo made my favorite news site, The Atlantic, because of the sinkhole.
Riveting perspective on Chris Davis' comments about chasing MARIS' record. My takeaway from it is being stunned that while runs are definitely down from the PED era, homeruns are NOT down to that comparative amount. The article points out why near the end; and they're what I though as I tried to come to the conclusion myself.
Why doesn't MLB have a face of the game? Loooooooong read. I'd say, with the sensational efforts and advances of MLB's digital initiatives, YOU can select your face of the game, because you can just about watch whoever, whenever, whereever. As opposed to Nike/MLB selecting Ken Griffey Jr. as the face who will be delivered to you in all sorts of promotional aspects. 20 years ago, Extra Innings, MLB.TV, or At Bat obviously didn't exist.