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MLB Taxi Squads: Another Good Idea Squashed By Greedy Owners
MLB taxi-squads were introduced and used last year as a means to accommodate COVID. Good for the quality of baseball, what happened to them? Author’s…
MLB Summer Camp: Eerie But Hopeful Days At The Ballpark
MLB never said this would be easy. Even with no fans in the stands, players and coaches are being tested in more ways than one….
MLB: Sorry purists – Expanded Playoffs and Universal DH are here to stay
MLB is introducing a universal DH and an expanded postseason. Purists will wince, but sound reasons are backing both. Once in, though, they stay in….
The Robot Umpire: The technology is there – it makes no sense not to use it
The Robot Umpire is not prone to human error, and it never has a bad day. In 2018, home plate umpires made 34,294 mistakes. How…
A Reader Replies To Yesterday’s MLB Rule Changes Article
Jim Aulenti is a member of the Baseball Is A Religion Facebook Group. Following is his reply to my story titled MLB Rule Changes – Into A…
MLB Rule Changes – Into A Bold New Future (Part 2)
Sweeping MLB rule changes have been announced and more are forthcoming. But, here’s a couple of rule changes that should be on the table… Note:…
Mets And Yankees Fans: Why The Need For New Rules (Part 1)
Sweeping rule changes are coming to baseball. The first in a two-part series, this explores how and why we got to this point… Rule changes…
Alas – There’s A Reason Why Baseball Is Called Our National Pastime
Come hell or high water; there will be a Twenty-Second Clock in Major League Baseball. The Commissioner says so, and the player’s union will cave….