The Toronto Blue Jays Are Out Of The AL East Basement, Barely

The Blue Jays were so far south of their preseason projections that even after a 10-game winning streak they're still the most disappointing team in baseball this season. But! After a wild 11-day charge, they've gone from 12 games back in the AL East to 6.5 back. They're now above .500 for the first time since last… » 6/22/13 9:39pm 6/22/13 9:39pm

Gary Sheffield Is Now An Agent, And He Wants You To Know That He Still …

If you follow the insane micromovements of the baseball hot stove season, you probably, over the past year or two, had a reaction like the one Hardball Talk had in February. "Apparently, Gary Sheffield is an agent," the headline read. Sheffield had just negotiated a minor-league deal for journeyman knuckleballer Josh… » 10/23/12 9:55am 10/23/12 9:55am

Take A Minute To Check Out Sports On Earth

Do you like reading about sports on the internet? Of course you do. So go visit Sports On Earth, that mysterious USA Today/MLB Advanced Media venture we mentioned a few months back. They have a preview just in time for the Olympics, and you can read Joe Posnanski, emeritus Will Leitch, and other greats. [Sports On… » 7/27/12 4:25pm 7/27/12 4:25pm

Even Sports Illustrated Doesn't Want Anything To Do With Joe Posnanski's …

The first review of Joe Posnanksi's Joe Paterno biography is in and it isn't good: Offered first serial rights to a book written by a former Sports Illustrated senior writer, the magazine said no. Assistant managing editor Chris Hunt confirmed to Deadspin that SI passed on running an excerpt. Posnanski, who left SI » 7/17/12 12:30pm 7/17/12 12:30pm