Russell Shaffer

Birds of Prey: Jay’s strike

I always thought blue jays were rather timid and docile creatures.  Who knew they had such a killer instinct? Perhaps that killer instinct is a regional mutation affecting only Toronto’s Blue Jay population – a form of natural selection brought about by 20+ years of postseason absence. Whatever the case while the real birds were […]

Wheels Up: Mets Wheeler Ready To Take Off

Getting Behind the Wheeler Ron Vackar kicked the tires on Zack Wheeler earlier this week in his bounceback candidates article, however in the space to follow I’m going to take the 24-year-old Mets righty for a complete test drive before recommending you buy or pass for 2015. Wheeler entered 2014 in the same category as […]