There's a story in the Old Testament called "The Judgement of Solomon." In it, two women both claim to be the mother of the same child, and petition King Solomon of Israel to pass judgement on the matter. To discern who truly cares for the child, Solomon orders the baby to be cut in half... Continue Reading →
So How Important is the Top Draft Pick Anyway?
As has been stated time and again on this blog, I am a Detroit Tigers fan. Life is pretty hard for us right about now. The Tigers only won 47 games last season. The highest-paid pitcher on the team, Jordan Zimmerman, finished with a 1-13 record and an ERA just shy of 7. In a... Continue Reading →
Bring the Future to the Present: Move the MLB Draft to All-Star Week
The three-day affair of the MLB Draft has officially concluded, with the Twins taking high-schooler Royce Lewis with the number one pick. Hundreds of now-professional baseball players have the chance to pursue their dreams and make it to the show. Did you watch it? Because I didn't. Compared to the media circuses that are the... Continue Reading →