Refreshed from the All-Star Break and ready for more (let the floggings continue!), I’ve got a few things going on here and there.
Over at SweetSpot, we’ve assigned letter grades to each team two months into the season. I gave the Padres a grade of F but tried to accentuate the positive, finishing my writeup with a snappy one-liner: “Also, they don’t owe Carlos Lee $37 million over the next two years, so there’s that.” I hope it’s [...]
On September 20, 1998, at Qualcomm Stadium, nearly 38,000 fans witnessed a fantastic duel (among the best of the ’90s) on a Sunday afternoon. This was the final regular season home game for San Diego. The Rockies’ Darryl Kile would lead the National League in losses this year, while Kevin Brown would finish third (behind [...]
In case you missed it, Rob Neyer has left ESPN after 15 years. I’ve enjoyed and admired Rob’s work more than I can say, and I’m sorry to see him go. Rob has been a great supporter of Ducksnorts, from letting me ask him a bunch of questions in 2008 to bringing my humble blog [...]
I am thrilled to announce that Ducksnorts has joined the ESPN SweetSpot Network. Big thanks to Rob Neyer for inviting me, and to Jamie and the rest of the ESPN staff for working their behind-the-scenes magic. You’ll notice a snazzy new navigation bar at the top of the site. This provides links to other blogs [...]