Today's links are a collection of reactions, doubts, and hesitations:
Why D'backs are shopping Justin Upton | SweetSpot - ESPN
Rob Neyer is a touch more pessimistic than Upton's early returns would make you think, and he defends his nuance well.
The MVP voting: what are the standards? | The Hardball Times
Anna McDonald asks for clarity.
Prospectus Perspective: Interpreting the AL Cy Young Vote | Baseball Prospectus
Christina Kahrl isn't so sure about the gigantic leap forward for sabermetric acceptance.
The Win Is Dead, Long Live The Win | Joe Posnanski
And JoePos puts the nail in that little coffin. Party's over kids.
- Albert Pujols: The First $40-Million Man | Sabernomics
The Decade in Basic Fielding: Leaderboards | The Baseball Analysts
I like this.
Off Topic after the jump.
Extragalactic Exoplanet Found Hiding Out in Milky Way | Wired Science | Wired.com
Let me be clear: THIS IS A PLANET FROM ANOTHER GALAXY.
- Donkey Kong Country Returns review: Exactly as much fun as a barrel of monkeys | Joystiq
2011 Chrysler 300 photos hit the web | Autoblog
On Certainty & Doubt | Ordinary Gentlemen
Read this. Avoid the political doo-doo you're bound to step in and instead consider the implications of certainty in any field. It's quite profound.
Antimatter Trapped For the First Time | Gizmondo
This is kiiiiiiiiind of a big deal. A bit overplayed, but great read.
Trapped Antihydrogen : Uncertain Principles | scienceblogs
And this is the more sober version of the previous link. Still a big deal.