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MLB 2020: A Season Like No Other (nysportsmedia)
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MLB 2020 Rule Changes: The Spitter Is Back And Please – No Brawls

Get ready for a host of MLB 2020 rule changes. You’ve heard about most of them, but there are a few that might raise some…

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Francisco Lindor: Mets Athletic Shortstop Wonder (Getty)
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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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A Readers Response (Photo: The Merry Catholic)
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A Reader Replies To Yesterday’s MLB Rule Changes Article

Jim Aulenti is a member of the Baseball Is A Religion Facebook Group. Following is his reply to my story titled MLB Rule Changes – Into A…

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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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Jacob deGrom - Mets Ace Always Gets The Call (Photo: The Athletic)
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MLB: Is The Pitching That Good Or Are Hitters Stubborn And Stupid

MLB is having a season much like 1967-68 when pitching became so dominant the mound was lowered. But is it really the pitchers or hitters?…

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The Swirl Of Baseball Rule Changes (Photo: The Ringer - Getty Images)
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MLB Rule Changes – Into A Bold New Future (Part 2)

Sweeping MLB rule changes have been announced and more are forthcoming. But, here’s a couple of rule changes that should be on the table… Note:…

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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 And Spider Tack
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On MLB And Its Eternal Fight To Level The Playing Field

MLB has long been waging the fight to keep a level playing field between pitchers and hitters. The fact is, though, pitchers are smarter. The…

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