A Eulogy for the NL

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I wrote this nearly a year ago for the start of the past baseball season, but it seems to have sprouted up as a hot topic with year long interleague play beginning this coming season.  I figured I would post this since it seems to be relevant again. The National Continue reading A Eulogy for the NL

New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs

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Major League Baseball has temporarily triumphed over at least the NBA and possibly the NFL and NHL in ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement that guarantees labor peace until 2016.  Once the details were released, it seemed that some of the changes wouldn’t be as palatable as originally expected.  We Continue reading New Collective Bargaining Agreement represents new challenges for Cubs

All interleague, all the time

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So the news just came in that the Astros will be sold by November and they will move to the American League at some point after 2012.  This move has a few ramifications: The Cubs will no longer have the luxury of being ahead of the Astros for dead last Continue reading All interleague, all the time