Tag: MLB Rumors

MLB: A season soon but not now
Posted in Analysis MLB Corona Strategy

MLB: Whatever it decides, the NBA’s jump through hoops is not the way

MLB can feel the heat. The NFL held its draft, and the NBA has announced a convoluted plan to open camps “safely.” Baseball, yes. Jumping…

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2021 free agents - who can withstand a lost season (MLB.com)
Posted in Analysis MLB 2021 Free Agents

MLB 2021 free agents: winners and losers from the lost season

The 2021 MLB free agents class are ready to cash in after six years of indentured servitude. But with no season, how will they fare?…

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Robo-Umpire A long Time Coming MLB (si.com)
Posted in Analysis MLB Rule Changes Robo-Umpires

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…

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The MLB calendar ticks on amidst questions yet to be answered
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Coronavirus

MLB: More questions than answers about the season, here’s a few more

MLB is suitably distracted by the immediate impact of COVID-19 and the need to keep step with the CDC. But soon, these questions will need…

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Baseball facing a new world of indecision
Posted in MLB Coronavirus MLB Editorial

If baseball carried on during WWII, why can’t we have games now

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are…

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Rob Manfred giving everyone a headache (USA Today)
Posted in Manfred Astros Cheating MLB Editorial

Manfred paralysis in face of MLB Civil War draws interest of Congressman

Rob Manfred seems paralyzed as more players do the unthinkable, with calls to punish Astros players. U.S. Congressman wants hearings on Capitol Hill. Commissioner Manfred…

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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 - 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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