Monthly Archives: July 2011

Why Baseball is the Best Sport

On honor of the 4th of July, the one-year anniversary of Replacement Level Baseball Blog, and my 100th post, here’s the piece that will appear in this month’s Forecaster about why I love baseball. July is a beautiful month to … Continue reading

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Non-Save Situations

The Red Sox and Astros are tied, 1-1, in the top of the ninth inning in Houston. NESN’s telecast points us to the Red Sox bullpen, where closer Jonathan Papelbon and reclamation project Bobby Jenks are warming up. Don Orsillo … Continue reading

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Phillies Have Three Best Pitchers in NL

When the Phillies signed Cliff Lee this offseason, adding him to a rotation that already included defending Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay, 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels, and one of the best pitchers of the past decade in … Continue reading

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