Cheating scandals, the baseballs, and AI shenanigans: is anything real anymore?; farewell LOOGYs; hearing the dead through the ballgame
The rain had started around midday, and it couldn’t have matched the mood more accurately. Bryce Harper‘s return to Washington had been anticipated so much by local fans in a cold, sad way. With no motivation to root for their former star, Nationals fans had enthusiastically embraced Harper’s new villainous role, with many using duct…
The Royals reunite with their former closer as the reliever shuffle continues across baseball.
Checking in on Oliver Perez’ availability and Carlos Santana’s transition to third base.
Notes on prospects and big leaguers who stood out in the semifinal between the Dominican Republic and Mexico.
Smart GMs don’t pay for the brand name, but for the product. These players might have baggage but they get the job done as well as their expensive counterparts.
The Red Sox re-sign Ortiz, the Brewers snatch up a buzzed-about reliever, Iwakuma gets a raise and the Indians trade for Aviles.
If Oliver Perez can start in the postseason, surely Tim Lincecum can too.
Everything old is new again, including Oliver Perez’ stuff.