Category: MLB Editorial

MLB HOF Induction Ceremony
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

MLB Needs To Relax Its Television Only Plan For The 2021 HOF Induction

MLB has announced that the 2021 Hall Of Fame Induction ceremony will be a televised event only, an abrupt decision that needs correction. Major League…

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MLB 2021 - A Season Of Stars
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

MLB: On Debunking The Claim These Early Games “Don’t Matter” Much

In MLB, we hear it all the time. “It’s only April; it takes time; we’ll straighten this thing out.” Oh yeah? Let’s talk again in…

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Rob Manfred feeling the Stress (Dallas Morning News)
Posted in Analysis MLB 2021 MLB Editorial

It’s Looking Like MLB (I.E. Rob Manfred) Jumped The Gun On This One

MLB’s decision to move this year’s All-Star Game and Draft from Atlanta was a rash and knee-jerk move by Rob Manfred. Protest is mounting. Major…

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Josh Gibson, Official Hall of Fame portrait
Posted in Analysis MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

Combining MLB And Negro League Stats – An Idea Whose Time Is Now

Combining MLB and Negro League stats is long overdue in baseball. But when you see its impact, you’ll see why it gets pushed under the…

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Chance Adams - Out for 2021 - What Now?
Posted in Analysis Chance Adams MLB - A Baseball Life MLB Editorial

Chance Adams Former Yankees Top Prospect And A Career Gone Haywire

Former Yankees pitching prospect Chance Adams will not pitch in 2021 due to injury. He may not (even) ever pitch again at age 25. What…

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MLB Casual Fan - Where Are You?
Posted in Analysis MLB 2021 Rules MLB Editorial MLB History

On Why MLB Is And Hopefully Remains So Wonderfully Boring

MLB is boring. There’s not enough action, it’s too tedious to watch. I’d rather go fishing. MLB doesn’t get it about their fans, do they?…

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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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MLBPA and MLB Tangling Again 2021
Posted in Analysis MLB 2021 Rules MLB Editorial

MLB And The MLBPA: Do They Really Think They’re Fooling Us?

The arrogance of MLB and the MLBPA continues to amaze. Still inconclusive action on the NL DH and expanded playoffs? We see thru it and…

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