South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Eve

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Shut up, Opening Day Eve is totally a thing.  Anyway, the South Bend Cubs named pitcher Preston Morrison as their starter for Thursday’s Opening Night game versus the West Michigan Whitecaps . Morrison is a 22 year old righty from Waxhaw, North Carolina. The 6’ 2”, 185 pounder was an Continue reading South Bend Cubs: Opening Day Eve

We have a new Commissioner in MLB!

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Today is January 25, and as such, the long (and mostly successful) reign of former Commissioner Bud Selig is over.  He is succeeded by Rob Manfred, who released this statement, which include these excerpts: My top priority is to bring more people into our game — at all levels and Continue reading We have a new Commissioner in MLB!

Improving MLB’s Replay System

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Once upon a time after the World Series, we heard that MLB was serious about implementing an expanded replay review system.  This was welcome news because MLB remained the only major North American sport that did not use replay for close calls or blown calls.  What we weren’t entirely sure Continue reading Improving MLB’s Replay System