How about them Cubs, eh? Best pitcher in Prior I've seen for a while, Kerry Woods, Sosa, Choi. 1st in strikeouts, 2nd in ERA. I'm looking to ride this success for a while, at least until the late season collapse. A Cubs fan, cynical? For shame.
Some odd teams are in first place right now. Cubs, Royals, and that ultra-surprising team, the Yankees
ESPN showed a graphic the other day showing that, when comparing NL pitchers to the Tigers, the National League pitchers had more dingers, runs scored, and a higher batting average thus far than the Tigers did as a team.
Go Cubs! 11 amendments to the US Constitution since we last won the Series.
I think, though, that if Player X hit .410 from April - August, then hit .200 in September on his new team, he wouldn't (and shouldn't) get the love for hitting .400. A few guys like Brett and Gwynn have been at or near .