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MLB Rule Changes For The Sake Of Change
Posted in Analysis MLB 2021 Rules MLB Editorial

MLB: How Change For The Sake Of Change Becomes A Baseball Liability

MLB can’t seem to print rule changes fast enough these days. But at what point does change for the sake of change become a threat…

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Aye Aye MLB, Anything You Say On Rule Changes - No!
Posted in MLB Commentary MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB Commentary: The Tinkering With The Game Has To Stop

As with MLB, too much of anything is not healthy, nor is it productive. Good ideas get overwhelmed by bad ones, and it has to…

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MLB Rule Changes
Posted in MLB 2021 Rules MLB Commentary

MLB Has No Business Playing With The Shift Or Length Of Games

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred can’t stop himself from making rule changes. Some are neutral, but others affect game outcomes, like these two… MLB Commissioner Rob…

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Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB: Their All-Time Stupidest Idea – Move The Mound Back 12 Inches

MLB is testing a rule in the Atlantic League that moves the pitching rubber back 12 inches. Enabling stubborn hitters and GMs is not the…

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Francisco Lindor: Mets Athletic Shortstop Wonder (Getty)
Posted in Analysis Francisco Lindor MLB - The Shift

Lindor Says: “Let The Shift Be Gone” (MLB Rule Change) Let Him Play!

Francisco Lindor, exercising his newfound bullhorn with the Mets, says the shift is bad for baseball. His reasoning makes pure baseball sense. When Francisco Lindor…

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MLB's rubbing mud - need more?
Posted in MLB Commentary

Has MLB Done More Harm Than Good With Its Sticky Stuff Crackdown?

MLB just can’t seem to strike a happy chord with players and fans these days. Did MLB shoot itself in the foot with sticky stuff?…

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Mets: Dominic Smith - That Sweet Swing (SNY)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2021 NL Designated Hitter (DH)

Mets: Why Is MLB Dragging Its Feet On The NL DH Extension For 2021

The Mets especially need to know if there will be a DH in the National League for 2021. Why is it taking MLB so long…

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MLB introduces the Universal DH
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Analysis MLB Rule Changes

MLB: Sorry purists – Expanded Playoffs and Universal DH are here to stay

MLB is introducing a universal DH and an expanded postseason. Purists will wince, but sound reasons are backing both. Once in, though, they stay in….

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