Omar Narvaez: Symbol of Hope?

While it has been a rough season in many respects, one particularly disappointing aspect of 2016 has been–through misfortune and persistent organizational weakness–the lack of young players to watch with hopeful optimism. After all, once it’s clear a team’s immediate playoff fortunes have been dashed, the most obvious pleasure in continuing to watch derives from […]


Carlos Rodon’s year of running in place

Carlos Rodon returned to action Sunday after missing most of July with falling-up-the-stairs-related injury, and turned in something that fits in very comfortably with his disappointing but not disastrous season: 6.1 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 7 K and two home runs that were bazooka’d to Mars, inflating his season ERA to 4.67. […]