Writers Bloc: For Pete's sake

Updated: August 21, 2003, 10:42 AM ET
By Jim Baker
  • Scott Podsednik for Rookie of the Year? Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel makes the case for the Brewers outfielder's candidacy.

  • A polarity in styles was on display at Minute Maid Park last night and this time, speed won out over deception. Fran Blinebury of the Houston Chronicle talks about the dichotomy in velocity between Mark Prior's offerings and those of knuckleballer Jared Fernandez, the starting pitchers in last night's 6-0 Cubs victory.

    Jim Baker is an author at Baseball Prospectus and a frequent contributor to Page 2. You can e-mail Jim at bottlebat@gmail.com.