Baseball is in a weird place. It has been one of the strangest offseasons I can ever remember as a fan. While big money was spent on free agents (finally), … Continue Reading My Airing of Grievances: The Astros, Manfred, and the State of Major League Baseball
One of baseball’s advantages over football is that we all know what constitutes a catch. Or so we thought. Down two runs in the bottom of the first, Jose Altuve … Continue Reading The Absurd Attraction of Sports
This is the hardest part of being a fan. When all the meaningless platitudes like “grit” and “clutch” are stripped away, all the stats dissected and parsed, all the analysis … Continue Reading Haunted By The Past, Cleveland Can’t Move Forward
Most teams have played around 10 games so far, or about 6% of their season. Yet struggling fanbases in New York and Los Angeles are already fearing the worst, and … Continue Reading Division Leaders, Division Winners?
A little more than a full week is in the books, and we’ve already had a ridiculous season. We’ve had three (!!!) position players pitching. We’ve had an Edwin Encarnacion … Continue Reading Case of the Mondays: Ohtani shines, Bronx whines
Baseball fandom knows two speeds. Either your team is a lock to win the World Series, or they’re on track for the #1 pick in the 2019 MLB Draft. That … Continue Reading Early Season Jitters? Measure Each Team’s Panic Rating