CINCINNATI - JULY 18: (FILE PHOTO) Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds is pictured during the game against the Colorado Rockies at Great American Ball Park on July 18 2010 in Cincinnati Ohio. The Baseball Writers' Association of America announced that Votto won the 2010 National League Most Valuable Player award. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The Decade in Basic Fielding: Adjustments | The Baseball Analysts
Jeremy Greenhouse follows up his look at the leaders in plays made per ball in play with context in which they played.
- Prospectus Perspective: The AL MVP Vote | Baseball Prospectus
Votto wins, and knows why | Rob Neyer / SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
"Hey, it's not just Brian Bannister and Zack Greinke anymore." Best beginning of an article ever?
Jeter and Comfortable Movies | Joe Posnanski
Poz compares the all-too-obvious eventual Jeter contract resolution with predictable films.
- Pitchers With 4+ Wins In A Single Post-Season | Baseball-Reference Blog
Pulsing Stars Could Fill in for GPS Satellites | Wired.com
Relatively speaking, pulsing stars (different than pulsars?) are in a fixed position in the sky--and might make a perfect alternative to expensive GPS Satellites. The future kicks ass!
Picture of the Day: Doctored Birth on Google Street View | The Atlantic
Oh you crazy Germans!
Hallelujah Chorus Flash Mob Makes Mall Food Court Actually Bearable (The One) | Urlesque
Variation on a theme. Well executed, though.
- First Drive: 2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport | Autoblog
Which generation do you belong to? | USA TODAY
Very cool--this shows what most of us already know: generations don't begin and end at a specific moment, but instead bleed through. This pain-free quiz shows which generation you probably belong to by asking which cultural moments you with which you most identify.*
*I can't believe there was nothing between MC Hammer and Eminem.