Category: MLB Commentary

MLB: Confronting The Pace Of Play
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MLB: On The Pace Of The Game – Part Three

MLB has taken several steps to improve the pace of the game. While we’ve discussed those rule changes, there’s an area yet to be explored….

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MLB Procrastinators - Derek Jeter and David Ortiz
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MLB: Pace Of The Game And Rule Changes – Part Two

Today’s article about MLB’s ill-advised obsession to speed up the pace of the game has prompted new thoughts that are spurred by readers… Earlier today,…

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MLB's Rob Manfred - A Misguided Soul
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MLB: Rule Changes That Need To Be Trashed for 2022

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is obsessed with the “slow” pace of baseball. His answer is to dream up new rules, but many belong in the…

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Aaron Judge - 2021 Mission Underway
Posted in MLB Commentary Yankees 2021

Yankees: All That Work To Be Here Gives Pause For MLB Edit The Format

The Yankees magic number is now two to clinch home field for next Tuesday’s Wild Card playoff game, but that’s the only sure thing. The…

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Sporting News - MLB Plain And Simple
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MLB Commentary: Dreams Of My Past And Wonders About The Future

Major League Baseball (MLB) has absorbed my life for more than six decades. What have I learned, and what do I still need to learn?…

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MLB's prod Denise Stillman for Field Of Dreams Game
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MLB Hit A Home Run But It’s A Woman Who Made The Dream Come True

MLB will reap the rewards and accolades when the Yankees and White Sox play tonight in Dyersville, Iowa, but that’s not the real story… MLB…

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MLB Rule Changes
Posted in MLB 2021 Rules MLB Commentary

MLB Has No Business Playing With The Shift Or Length Of Games

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred can’t stop himself from making rule changes. Some are neutral, but others affect game outcomes, like these two… MLB Commissioner Rob…

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred at the All-Star game
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Is MLB Backing Up Or Could They Really Be Listening

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred used his ASG platform to announce a backward slide on recent changes. Late to the party as always is MLB… Should…

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