Gabe Kapler and Farhan Zaidi refuse to learn; the Astros lead one writer to make a shocking confession; a baseball advent calendar; getting Gerrit “Salieri” Cole to step up his game
It’s unlikely that MLB is operating in dark corners, scheming to hold down prices. Instead, baseball franchises have long used their size and market power to formally depress competition and drive down labor costs out in the open.
Good beat Evil, weird; Clank?; Calling someone else’s shot is a fine art
There has yet to be an Indian in the big leagues; there aren’t many female scouts either; the Tampa Bay Rays whiffed on one front office hire