TFW your team actually wins it all; I was just kidding when I said I wish the season was over, MLB, I miss you; winter as personal tank mode
There was a lot going on, verbally, yesterday in baseball. The offseason bell was rung in the traditional fashion, with the ceremonial sad Rays-Mariners trade, and every GM gazed upon the dozens of thirtysomething second baseman that comprise the free agent market. Fans and reporters, meanwhile, girded themselves for another long winter, suffering from baseball’s…
The acknowledgement of the relationship between Aristotle and baseball first occurred in the 1912 Broadway play “Elevating a Husband,” wherein one character asks another, “what do you know of Aristotle?” Surmising this to be a test of his baseball knowledge, the second character responds in kind, “who was the first fellow to lay down a…
There’s no glory in a .500 season, but what if there could be?
Instructions on how to fail, thoughts on nicknames, and a Cubs conspiracy uncovered.
Or should rebuilding be applauded at any cost?
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about the playoffs, then discuss how MLB could disincentivize tanking for higher draft picks.