Category: MLB Editorial

Posted in Analysis MLB Editorial

MLB: Tanking and sign-stealing is cheating – why is tanking left untouched?

Tanking in MLB is cheating on the same level as sign-stealing. And yest, MLB turns a blind eye towards tanking.

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Posted in Baseball Commentary MLB Editorial

MLB wins the day for baseball – but they have to know when to stop

MLB and, in particular, Rob Manfred have done baseball an excellent service in policing the cheaters. But all investigative activity needs to stop – it’s…

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MLB's trumped up attentance problem (Photo: Lynne Sladky/Associated Press)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB: On why the decline in ballpark attendance will continue

Major League Baseball attendance is trending downward. A multitude of reasons prevail. But in the end, does it really matter? MLB is witnessing the ongoing…

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Yankees: Big spenders - Hold on (Photo: The Ringer)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Yankees Payroll

The Yankees are money misers far beyond the always criticized Mets

The Yankees are the cheapest team in baseball. You thought the Mets were, right? Nope, and here’s the ugly data to prove it… The New…

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MLB get married to sports gambling (Photo Carl Ayre)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

Will the MLB marriage to sports gambling mean justice for Pete Rose

MLB’s agreement with DraftKings, the internet’s portal to sports gambling, should be enough to pardon Pete Rose. Or so you would think… Major League Baseball…

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MLB - A disease shared with the NBA
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

How MLB and the NBA share a life threatening disease – the “Bomb”

MLB and the NBA offer different skill sets, different fan bases, and distinct playoff systems. But they also share a common fault – the overreliance…

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Domingo German: Small man looking "big" on the mound (Photo: NY Times)
Posted in Domingo German MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Yankees Commentary

Yankees: Domingo German – Okay, it’s done – but in no way is it settled

The Yankees or anyone else alive and breathing today can’t be surprised by MLB’s 81-game suspension of Domingo German. But it’s still not settled… Yankees…

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MLB - Elected by no one (Photo: stevetobak.com)
Posted in MLB Editorial

MLB Editorial: Domestic violence “investigations” belong elsewhere – not MLB

MLB has a power no other entity, including the President, enjoys. They “investigate” and police themselves – and they get away with it… By whose…

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