In the democratic, everybody-wins community softball environment I played in as a kid, everyone on a team had to play every position. A power pitcher could not pitch every game, even if they had the ability and inclination; you couldn’t force the same kid to play catcher every game. And on the extremely uncompetitive squad…
My grandfather passed away a while back, leading to the sad but necessary chore of cleaning out his apartment. Beyond the willed items, this was mostly wrapping up the odds and ends of everyday life: reuniting an odd silver spoon with the family set, deciding whether or not the yarmulke he wore at a relation’s…
This offseason’s free agent market looks and sounds an awful lot like the 1980s.
What are the MLBPA’s legal options to “boycott” spring training during the term of a CBA?
Pederson’s huge 2017 postseason nothwithstanding, he still has issues to address that will impact his longterm fantasy value.
Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner, and Chris Taylor starred in the Dodgers’ quick, clean Game 1 victory.
Rob Manfred, like Bud Selig before him, is blaming the players for a problem MLB owners created.
Keeping the baby, throwing out (with maximum speed and efficiency) the bathwater.
Analyzing where pitches that hit batters end up, and whether we should change the system.
An offseason filled with sugestions of change following another year of stifled offense brings about a familiar feeling.