Major League Baseball has been hit hard with the pandemic taking the Miami Marlins out of action temporarily, and now the Philadelphia Phillies aren’t playing for a few days. It’s all connected. MLB has been trying to add better protocols on the fly it’s not working very well.
Now bring on
In my book “Pioneers of Baseball” I wrote about the uncertainty of baseball in the 1890s, fast forward to 2020 and everyday baseball is just as uncertain as it was back then. Is that good for the game? I’ll let the fans decide that one.
Two days before Opening Day and
I’m happy that major league baseball is coming back so some people can get back to work and players can have their season. I hate the new rules, and I won’t rip the sport for piping in crowd noise, there aren’t a lot of great options out there.
What are we
Most people have heard of Jim Morris from the successful movie, “The Rookie” that was based on his life story on how he made it to the big leagues. Mark Ciardi was the producer and he and Jim played ball together and that helped get this movie made the way
Nobody likes fillers. People don’t like them in their burgers and baseball fans don’t like it on their rosters. When the Mets finally fill out their 60-man roster, 25% of it will be filler, free agents, who aren’t free, but they should be. The Mets kept the number of players
So, there will be a weird 60-game season that is fashioned for younger people, but most younger people hate baseball, so now Rob Manfred has alienated the base that loves the sport, not all of it but a large percentage. What has the sport done to say they will be
Rob Manfred is going to get his way and install the designated hitter into the game for the next two years and then magically it will be in the CBA and that will be that. National League fans know this, and most despise the idea of it. Manfred grew up
When the New York Mets got Marcus Stroman in a trade. It was smart, he’s from Long Island and he’s always wanted to pitch for the Mets. The results were “ok”. He was 4-2 in 11 starts with a 3.77 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 59 2/3 innings. His WHIP
Major League Baseball will have its annual June Draft on the 10th and 11th. This year it’s gone through a big change. It’s only five rounds long and players won’t be getting nearly what they used to upfront because of the pandemic and the change in the format. One storyline
Major League Baseball is trying to craft a plan for a possible 2020 season. There have been a lot of obstacles in the world to overcome, the one fans, and the media didn’t expect to be an issue was the way ownership is trying to treat the players.
I give Tony