Every year at Christmas I made my dad lebkuchen, a spicy, chewy German cookie. That description makes them sound good, so let me assure you they are not: They are, in fact, the world’s worst cookie. The dough is sticky and unmanageable, and very finicky: I ruined a whole sheet this year by daring to…
Houston is shifting its way to one of the best, most extreme defenses we’ve seen in a long time.
The Shift is dying under an avalanche of walks.
Would the Rangers be better off if Joey Gallo bunted every time against the shift?
If The Shift does more harm than good, why do terms continue to use it so often?
What if we’ve been thinking about The Shift all wrong this entire time?
From Ted Williams and Lou Boudreau to Anthony Rizzo and Brandon Moss, there’s more to the shift than meets the eye.
Defensive positions need not be as they have always been.