Saves and Shutouts is a collection of thoughts by Nick Tavares on the happily trivial world of baseball.

You may see the following subjects often:

  • The Boston Red Sox
  • Major League minutiae
  • Uniform numbers
  • Why the designated hitter is evil
  • Baseball cards
  • Lots of stats, but not too many stats
  • … and so on.

Hope you stick around. And if you don’t, that’s fine. Saves and Shutouts is a very understanding place.

If you want to get in touch, email works best: nick [at] nicktavares [dot] com.

Here’s the back of your author’s baseball card:

Finally, a Dwight Evans tip of the cap if you know which two silhouettes are featured in the banner atop this site.