Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. What’s in Raul Ibanez’s Pocket: Five Theories
2. World Series Game Two Event
3. Contract Crowdsourcing: Five Right-Handed Relievers
What’s in Raul Ibanez’s Pocket: Five Theories
In yesterday’s edition of the Notes, dedicated largely to contract crowdsourcing for DH-type free agents, I asked readers to suggest what exactly — besides a game-winning home run, I mean — what exactly that might be in Raul Ibanez’s pocket. Here are five contributions, ranked in ascending order of merit:
5. Lou Ford [sic].
4. Wally Joyner minibat giveaway from 1989.
3. He got a little change in his pocket going jang-a-lang-a-LANG. Gonna call you on the telephone and give you a ring. But each time you talk its the same ole thang, always no huggy no kissy until I get a wedding ring. My honey, my baby, don’t put my love upon no shelf, she said don’t hand me no lines and keep your hands to yourself.
2. Probably just his cell phone or car keys or something.
1. Phil Rizzuto Pez dispenser.
World Series Game Two Event
WS, Game 2 (1-0 SF) | Detroit at San Francisco | 20:00 ET on FOX
DET: Doug Fister (161.2 IP, 82 xFIP-, 3.6 WAR)
SF: Madison Bumgarner (208.1 IP, 88 xFIP-, 3.4 WAR)
Contract Crowdsourcing: Five Right-Handed Relievers
Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. FanGraphs is asking readers to estimate the years and average annual dollar values likely to be received by certain notable free agents. We continue today with the five most notable right-handed relievers (probably). (Click here for more on the contract crowdsourcing project.)
Other positions: Catchers / First Basemen / Second Basemen / Third Basemen / Shortstops / Corner Outfielders / Center Fielders / Designated Hitters.
Player Page: Mike Adams
Player Page: Octavio Dotel
Player Page: Francisco Rodriguez
Player Page: Rafael Soriano
Player Page: Koji Uehara