While Jeff Luhnow was throwing 97 MPH, I was putting together these hot links for your viewing pleasure.
What Starting Pitcher Metrics Correlate Year-to-Year? - Beyond the Box Score
By Bill Petti. Some pitching metrics are more descriptive than predictive. Here's a quick reference for which metrics correlate year-to-year for starting pitchers.
Debate Is A Good Thing
Baseball Prospectus | BP Unfiltered: Watching Jack Play
By Colin Wyers
2012 Hall of Fame Vote: BBWAA Should End Secret Ballots - Beyond the Box Score
By Lewie Pollis | Don't think the BBWAA's secret ballots matter? Writers who revealed their picks voted quite differently than voters who remained anonymous.
The Hall of Fame and the Myth of Exclusivity - Beyond the Box Score
There's this myth that the Hall of Fame is super exclusive and should be reserved for only the elite players in history. Only thing is, it's not. And it hasn't been in a long, long time.
Coming And Going
The Journey of Fernando Martinez - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels