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Bisons and Baseball

Let's get one thing straight right off the top: Harold Baines doesn't matter. The fact that Baines is going into the Baseball Hall of Fame — clearly thanks to the prodding of his former owner (Jerry Reinsdorf) and former manager (Tony La Russa) on the Today's Game Committee — doesn't change the standards for election one bit in this view. Baines never got more than 6…

Bisons and Baseball

One word to describe April? That's easy. Brrrrrrrrrr. It was a bizarre month on the diamond anyway but the weather made it even more difficult for a lot of teams in the majors and minors. There was snow during games in places like Chicago, Pittsburgh and Kansas City, temperatures in the 40s in Texas and so much snow in Minnesota that the Twins entered the weekend hav…