My AL Silver Slugger picks

Following the crowning of MLB's Gold Glove awards two days ago, it is now time for the Silver Sluggers. A slightly less popular award, largely because frankly the best hitters win MVP awards more often than the best fielders, the Silver Slugger honors the best hitter at each position. From a sabermetric perspective, I'm far…

My NL Gold Glove picks

Following my American League rundown earlier today, here are my picks for the Gold Glove awards in the National League. Pitcher--Zack Greinke, Arizona Diamondbacks:┬áThat Greinke is the four-time defending winner of this award is probably all the evidence that is necessary to presume he will win again in 2018, but his numbers from this season…

My AL Gold Glove picks

Today, the American League and National League winners of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award will be announced. Here are my picks for the American League awards. I ignored the finalists and made my picks for who I believe deserves to win regardless of what The Establishment has to say. National League picks will be coming…

On enjoying things

Over a 30 day stretch within my last five weeks writing for Viva El Birdos, I wrote 46 posts. I don't know what possessed me to count the exact number. I knew it was a lot. During those thirty days, there were exactly two in which I didn't publish anything. By this point, I was…