// Bill James

Red Sox Tell Bill James to Stop Joe Paterno Talk

Bill James is the father of modern statistical analysis in baseball. He’s a pioneer in the field and deserves a lot of credit for the team’s successful pickups in the early part of the new Red Sox regime. He clearly knows his baseball…so much that the Red Sox signed him as a senior adviser in […]

Movie Review: “Moneyball,” starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill

I accompanied Starpulse.com writer Evan Crean to a Sept. 7 press screening of “Moneyball,” starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. Moneyball: the Art of Winning an Unfair Game is one of my favorite sports books, and I was eager to see how a book that mixes the history of sabermetrics – baseball’s statistics-based evaluation method […]

What Can We Expect From David Ortiz in 2010?

David Ortiz’s cliff dive through March, April, and May of the 2009 season hit Red Sox fans like a death in the family. Ortiz became a real life Pedro Cerrano, only, he didn’t just look bad on breaking balls, he whiffed on everything. And sadly, the Nation’s offerings of cigars and rum to Jobu didn’t […]