baseball prospectus, grokking the stl bench today, asks: "Why isn't Nunez (.306/.373/.413 this year) playing like Abraham Nunez (career .238/.306/.316 in eight erstwhile seasons)?" answer: . . . . . oh hell, click the link and read it for yourself.
hardball times posts this year's win-share leaders by age, a strange but admittedly interesting way to break down the list. st louis does well on the 5s and the 0s -- we have mlb's win-sharingest 25-year-old (pujols), 30-year-old (carp), and 35-year-old (edmonds). so in this respect, "05" is already the cards' year. good omen? . . . . .