Piling On. We might be seeing more of these articles in the next two months in the wake of the sweep. Dump Aramis Ramirez and pick up A-Rod. While it would be an upgrade for sure both defensively and offensively, I'm wondering whether anyone still thinks A-Rod can play shortstop.
Moving Up a Level. This is a topic that Bill James has been talking about for a little while but it involves looking not at how teams win using performance analysis but looking at how leagues can and perhaps should be structured using data analysis. Interesting stuff.