Expect off-speed if you have 2 strikes.
Hit and Run: Billy and George | Baseball Prospectus
Jay looks at "the most famous Odd Couple of their era," and their chances at the Hall.
- Bill James on King Felix's time | SweetSpot Blog ESPN
October’s refugees | The Hardball Times
Chris Jaffe reviews the best players who "weren't helped by the wild card." For clarity: the best players per rWAR that didn't make the post-season since 1995. Also: neat.
Pitch Selection by Count by Royals Starters | Royals Review
Our very own Jeff Zimmerman with an AWESOME breakdown of Royals' pitch selection. (pictured)
Can the Yankees keep both Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera? | MLB Daily Dish
Why is this posed as mutually exclusive? Better: does anybody believe it actually is mutually exclusive?
- Seasons Of 60+ RE24 Age 26 Or Younger " | Baseball-Reference Blog
- GM for a Day: Texas Rangers | Baseball Prospectus
Sleeping well lately? A few links that will help you with that "I go to sleep too easily" problem you've been suffering from:
Was the Big Bang Preceded by Another Universe (Which Was Preceded by Another Universe)? | Popular Science
Uhh ... Don't read this if you feel even remotely special (and want that feeling to continue).
Celebrity Invention: Walt Disney's Art of Animation | The Atlantic
What an excellent invention.
Holy cow, people are dropping cable. via online.wsj.com
Cities Cut Cable Cord - U.S. Media Markets Map | WSJ.com
Minimalism Heroes Turns Superheroes Into Icons | Wired.com
Try to guess each without looking at the key at the bottom. Harder than you think.
Is this a portrait of a human 50 million years from now? | Kotaku
...and to close out today's H&I we have a nightmare-inducing vision of what humans might eventually become. Seriously, don't click if you value sleeping.
Sweet dreams, kids.