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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

Can the NL Cy Young Race Save Baseball?

Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”.  Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain

MLB is Ramping Up Neutral Site Games

MLB has played a lot of exhibition games in places like Puerto Rico, Japan, and Australia. They have a lot more places targeted in the future but for now Williamsport, PA will be the next game up. The Phillies and Mets will meet for a Sunday in-season game. Tickets aren’t available

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