Picking Up Jaime García’s Option Was Automatic

ARMAGEDDON — Within an eleven-hour period, approximately eight of which you slept through, the bad guys won the World Series and the Cardinals responded by handing their bumbling cultist manager a three-year extension. A half hour later, amid a storm of (justified) pessimism, Jaime García’s $12 million option for 2017 was exercised. Whatever else the […]

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Jeremy Hazelbaker, Here and Gone Again

Jeremy Hazelbaker is not, by major league standards, a good or even mediocre baseball player. This was never really in question until his breakout performance in spring training this year, prior to which he failed to maintain even a Triple-A job through age 27. His getting sent down today was a long time coming. He […]

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