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MLB Should Shutdown Spring Training and Delay the Season

This one seems like an easy decision. Yes, it affects local economies and jobs, but getting sick is worse, especially for those who don’t have health insurance or adequate funds. The Coronavirus is causing havoc around the world and the belief by the experts is we’re not through the worst

The National League DH, What an Awful Idea

Every year we hear the warnings. The Designated Hitter will be in the National League by the year ______. Now we are being threatened, as a National League fan that’s exactly how it feels, that it will be next season. The teams that have players signed to bad contracts must be

The Real Arms Race

I recall hearing somewhere that hitting a round baseball with a round bat squarely was the hardest thing to do in sports.   Now that we measure launch angles and swing speeds and MPH of every ball hit fair or foul, I think we can say a lot of folks have

Baseball is Back with the Signing of Bryce Harper

Baseball has been slagging a bit. Even this season has started off without a bang thanks to Manny Machado (Padres) and Bryce Harper, waiting to sign. Harper finally signed and it’s a record haul, $13 years, $330 million dollars (people in Philadelphia will now remember where they were when this

The Phillies Should Stay Away from Harper and Machado

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are both unrestricted free agents. Teams with a lot of money should think twice before hiring either of these players. One team, the Philadelphia Phillies, should stay far, far away. Manny Machado doesn’t hustle. Saying he doesn’t hustle is an understatement. Phillies fans used to get

Can the Brewers Win Despite Craig Counsell?

Craig Counsell has done more than a few puzzling moves in this NLCS. At the age of 48, the young manager of the Milwaukee Brewers attempted to re-invent the game yesterday with a dumb move. Start Wade Miley, have him pitch to one batter and then switch and the Dodgers

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