Category: MLB Editorial

Aye Aye MLB, Anything You Say On Rule Changes - No!
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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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MLB 2021 Pitchers Cheating
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MLB Answers The Call Taking The First Step To Stop Cheating Pitchers

MLB is witnessing a pitching-dominated year. No one’s saying it aloud, but the inference is pitchers are cheating. It deserves a look. While MLB continues…

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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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MLB HOF Induction Ceremony
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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
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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)
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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
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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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