We always knew Billy Hamilton was fast as hell. The question was whether or not he would be able to hit enough to make his defensive and baserunning contributions worthwhile.
We don't often see players who were as good as Carlos Gomez was as recently as he was getting released in late August by teams that aren't out of the playoff picture yet, even if the player has been struggling mightily, so all this bears a little deep thinking.
The Rockies are starting to look like they have some young pitchers who can get results in Coors Field. We'll have to wait and see if the move away from breaking-ball-reliant pitchers is something they fully embrace and whether it's a strategy that's going to work in the long run.
During the eight seasons of his prime, Prince Fielder was one of the top-10 hitters in the game and played every single day while always being a joy to watch.
After making a series of trades and helping usher Alex Rodriguez out the door, Brian Cashman has the Yankees in much better position than they were just two weeks ago.