Welcome to your weekly look at former major leaguers turning 50 each week.
La Liga no está lista para aceptarlo, pero es momento de deshacerse del público asistente a los partidos como lo conocíamos.
Make baseball a five-year-old you throw the wiffleball to, over and over in the summer sunshine, watching her miss each time. Then hiss crowd noise into the air when she finally puts her plastic bat on the ball and runs laughing around no bases.
What the flags of NL East(!) cities say about the team; let’s respect Todd Helton, a much better athlete than Peyton Manning; ‘The Curse’
The freshest Carlos Beltrán conspiracy theory; what your city flag says about your team: NL West; the horror when the Rays claim one of your guys off waivers
Before the Reds signed Shogo Akiyama, they were the only MLB team to had never signed a Japanese player; finally, the AL East installment of the ‘What Your City Flag Says About Your Team’ series; two catchers try to figure out what a forkball is, exactly.
Always play like Roberto Clemente; a story on the greatest day in Brooklyn Dodgers history; trying to break the habit of rooting for the Yankees; words on players liked for their words; Casey should have been IBB’d; we honest to goodness found the least watchable hitter in the game; beware the October buzzsaw
Tyler Skaggs, grief, and magical thinking; when opioid overdoses make you think of home; Trevor Rosenthal will (and did) record an out again; Willians Astudillo is in the zone; keeping up with all of the Jeff Joneses; the 2030 Front Office All-Star Game
The second annual baseball Chanukah song from Rob Mains; what the city flags say about the NL Central teams; let’s talk about Gerrit Cole and that old sign of his; “free agency” is not exactly what it sounds like