I'm proud to announce that BTB has a new addition to the staff. His name is Dan Turkenkopf and you can read some of his work, including his great research on catcher's defense over at his blog Stealing First. He'll be debuting here within the next week.
David Gassko over at The Hardball Times looks at batted balls and park effects.
Remember the Obama baseball themed shirts? Yeah, the MLB finally ended that.
Did the Yanks never actually offer Phil Hughes or Melky Cabrera for Johan Santana? Jim Callis hints at it during a new podcast with No Bias Baseball. Am I the only one outraged that they apparently have a name bias though?
Pic of the day: It might not be Wrigley Field, but McKechnie Field is beautiful, and now has lights!