Tag Archives: Trevor Hoffman

Lee Smith: Hall of Fame Candidate

One potential Hall of Famer I (Evander the blogger) might have included on my list of “the neglected” is Lee Smith. If readers excuse the pun (What pun?), Smith has a couple of strikes against him. One, he is a … Continue reading

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Mariano Rivera Knocking on the Door

Mariano Rivera notched career save 595 last night in super-dramatic fashion at Fenway Park. Seven more and he surpasses Trevor Hoffman, the all-time leader in saves. I (Evander, and Martin has publicly joined in this sentiment) can truly say I … Continue reading

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The Savers

Having explained to cricket aficionados the concept of the pitcher winning or losing a game, let me give an explanation of the save and say something about those who are successful at it. Once upon a time, there were no … Continue reading

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