Category: MLB Analysis

MLB 2020 stuck in the net of the coronavirus (mercurynews.com)
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Analysis

MLB 2020: A Test Of Will, Skill, And A Dose Of Good Luck

The MLB 2020 season rests in the hands of players who will be routinely tested in more ways than one. Somewhere in between, games will…

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The MLB 2020 Season Is On!
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Analysis

MLB 2020 Season: Well, that sure was easy. Now comes the hard part.

There will be an MLB 2020 season after all. But as frustrating and painful the last three months have been, the real challenge lies ahead…

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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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MLB Shortened Season: A wealth of entertaining alternatives exist

A shortened MLB season is a band-aid to cover existing wounds with the added potential for skewed results. But there are roads less traveled to…

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MLB short season skews results
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MLB and the perils of a skewed 50-game regular season schedule

MLB will soon exercise its power to impose a regular-season schedule for 2019, widely rumored to be 50-games. A look back at 2019 says foul…

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Tony Clark no match for Rob Manfred (NY Post)
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MLB Owners: A textbook lesson in how to steal the show from the players

MLB owners remain a tightknit group while the players union flinches every time someone goes off the reservation – negating the essence of unionism. MLB…

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MLB: Isn't it time to just give it up? (The Enquirer)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Coronavirus

MLB – Just say it. Santa Claus will not be coming to your town in 2020.

When will MLB tell the sobering truth about the 2020 season? Try as we might, we can’t put a square peg in a round hole….

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Pete Alonso, Mets Hero
Posted in Analysis MLB Analysis MLB Corona Strategy MLB Coronavirus

MLB: No more extra-inning games – winner gets decided by a HR Derby

One way or another, MLB is going to change the way extra-inning games are decided. Why not stop play after the ninth and a home…

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