Major League Baseball is failing the Stanford marshmallow experiment yet again; peak winter is choosing to watch one of the dumbest Phillies losses of the season instead of watching someone play a ridiculously difficult video game; does Jesper Horsted regret not sticking to baseball, or is he okay with being a fourth-string tight end for the Bears?
On forgetting or not forgetting a past experience at Petco Park; MLB’s plan for 42 minor league teams means they think less baseball is good for baseball?; attending a Rays playoff game alone could be magical
The ceremonial first pitches could be elevated in every sense; the Randy Dobnaks who don’t make it have a familiar sad story; but of course Bryce Harper inspired a petty pizza promotion gone wrong
Baseball moves on without us (rude); your team will try anything in September, like you during Restaurant Week; a review of the Mike Trout animated series nobody knows about
Fans should not throw away their shot, so to speak (and see Hamilton in Philadelphia when you can); a farewell to football played on baseball diamonds; separating the true fans from the rooters and knockers