Baseball fans get defensive over the sport they love, especially one so rooted in tradition and nostalgia. "The game is perfect the way it is!" we shout from the rafters to anyone who dares to suggest otherwise. Any proposed rule change has a nasty habit of turning the steady drone of baseball purism into a... Continue Reading →
50 Things I Think About The 2018 Season
After a baseball offseason that felt more like a Siberian winter than a patented MLB Hot Stove, the regular season has -- finally -- arrived. The problems of a miserable offseason (I feel you, Mike Moustakas) can be left behind. Some free agents still remain out in the cold, but for most of the teams... Continue Reading →
The Proposed Extra-Innings Rule Is The Worst Thing Ever, Of All Time, Bar None…Unless It Isn’t?
Here we go again. Somebody sees an issue with the great game of baseball. Maybe there are too many runs. Maybe there aren't enough runs. Maybe everyone is hitting too many homers. Then, someone proposes that--god forbid--maybe we change something in the game. NO, you say, WE CAN NEVER CHANGE THE GREAT GAME OF BASEBALL! THAT... Continue Reading →