Cheating scandals, the baseballs, and AI shenanigans: is anything real anymore?; farewell LOOGYs; hearing the dead through the ballgame
Which contemporary pitcher best exemplifies the phrase “life throws you a curveball” when your mother says she’s marrying your uncle?; a review of Ty Kelly’s poem about David Wright; crowd sourcing a take on the three-batter reliever minimum when your writing arm is tired
A primer on the Twins’ Caleb Thielbar, who started his career with 20 scoreless innings.
The Cardinals lure Randy Choate out of Los Angeles, while the Angels sign Sean Burnett away from Washington.
How do left-handed specialists make the most of their platoon advantage, and at what cost does their approach come?