Harry on Bard's breaking ball: "That which we call a slider, by any other name, would smell as sweet." Visual scouting reports for batters using R. Or, alternatively, Jeremy Greenhouse keeps things hot. How slot-busting is like breaking marijuana laws and other observations on baseball parity, by Bill Baer. J.C. Bradbury's hot stove myths, or GMs are smarter than you think. The metaphysics of Yankee hating. Geoff Young found himself thinking about Brooks Kieschnick. I sympathize.