For 20 years, Craig Biggio has manned second base for the Houston Astros -- the longest such stint in the majors. So the club was seen as justified in letting Biggio fight through injuries (and their concomitant impediments to Biggio’s skills) to try to reach a Cooperstown-ready 3,000 career hits. Well, despite a constant thrum of criticism that said he should make like a race pit crew and retire, Biggio dinked that magic number three-thou in June, then cried about... More >>>