The returns that baseball teams earn are … too high?
You are a Little League player. It’s the first game of the season. You are standing at the plate, ready to lead off the third inning. You take deep breaths, watching as the pitcher scuffs his cleats on the rubber. He is long finished with his warm-up throws, and seems to be drawing a shape…
Like the punches thrown in a baseball fight, most of these jokes won’t land.
Baseball and boxing have long been, better or worse, connected. The “tradition” continued at Coors Field and Fenway Park on Wednesday.
J.D. Martinez y los Red Sox son una unión menos perfecta de la que parecía, al menos a un lado de la pelota.
J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox are perhaps less of a perfect match than it seemed, at least on one side of the ball.
The British Virgin Islands Marlins celebrate home runs by setting off the miniature volcano in left field. “This is just how the islands themselves were created!” the team’s publicity office crows when the great gurgling mass is unveiled. When a television reporter discovers a few weeks later that the “highly technical live-action sculpture” actually runs…