Category: MLB Rule Changes

MLB And Spider Tack
Posted in MLB Commentary MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

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
Posted in MLB Commentary MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

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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Jacob deGrom - Mets Ace Always Gets The Call (Photo: The Athletic)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Rule Changes

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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MLB says move it back?
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

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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Aaron Judge reaching new heights
Posted in Analysis MLB Rule Changes Yankees 2020

Yankees Are One Up And One Down On 2020 Rule Changes

The Yankees are liking the rule changing double-dips to 7-inning games. The man on second extra-innings rule – not so much. They’ll tell us why….

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MLB Rule Changes - The Downside
Posted in MLB extra Innings Rule MLB Rule Changes MLB shortened season

How MLB’s Manufactured Rules Discredit A Game Already Strained

MLB’s manufactured rules to speed up the game go too far when they conflict with in-game strategies that affect the outcome of games. Let me…

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MLB 2020: A Season Like No Other (nysportsmedia)
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Rule Changes

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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Yoenis Cespedes - Mets Mystery Man (Anthony J Causi)
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Rule Changes NL Designated Hitter (DH) Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes Hasn’t Earned It But MLB Gives Him With A Last Chance

Yoenis Cespedes was exiled from three teams before he came to the Mets in 2015 to save their season. As DH, he can atone for…

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