In a dream world where I own the Cincinnati Reds, this guy would be my manager for life.
Ryan Howard's second half comes out to an 80 home runs season, 197 RBIs and a line of .356/.492/.799. Guy's the NL MVP, hands down.
The Cubs are back in last place, and could conceivably lose 100 games. Hopefully the Reds can help them get there.
The assistant GM of the Billings Mustangs has another article up here, all about the Billings playoff run and other assorted things. Some great stories here, and a great read. Minor league baseball is really a fascinating subject, anyone have any books to recommend dealing with the minors?
Shameless plug: Some of the newer folks that have joined in the past year might not know, but I also run the SBN Buckeyes site. Check it out if you're a Buckeyes fan, and feel free to make suggestions, that sort of thing. It's not nearly as active as Red Reporter, but I'd love to see it grow a bit. Thanks! /end of shameless plug