I read a fun article by Grant Brisbee earlier about the changing face of baseball economics: In baseball, the best players are usually the cheapest players. This is a truism, and that sentence probably didn’t blow the minds of anyone reading this. It’s something we’ve internalized and accepted long ago. Continue reading A Rethinking of How Baseball Should Work
Hey hey, spring training has begun, and that means we were eventually going to hear from Commissioner Rob Manfred about the state of baseball as camps ramp up. Enter Bob Nightengale, who is good for getting quotes from these big conferences when he’s not being dead wrong about transactions: Commissioner Continue reading The War of Public Opinion
Unless you have been living on a deserted island recently without any access to any form of media, you know that the relationship between the MLB players & owners is not doing too well. There are still some pretty big name free agents waiting for their big payday. Among them Continue reading Ideas For Baseball To Make Some Much Needed Compromises
Over the past couple months, the baseball hot stove has been colder than the proverbial iceberg. Multiple factors have led to just as many arguments on baseball Twitter, not to mention the developing standoff between the players and MLB. The standoff thus far is focused on the immediate topic at Continue reading The M’s vs the B’s
As you’ve known since the Ricketts Family proposed all the changes shortly after they bought the Chicago Cubs, there have been plans for an outdoor entertainment plaza right next to Wrigley Field to boost revenue and make Wrigleyville a bit more fun than it is. In fact, if you go Continue reading The Cubs & Chicago…Well, That’s News To Me!
By now, many of you have probably read from multiple outlets that at least some owners aren’t too fond of the tanking that many teams seem to be embracing to position themselves better as they rebuild. It does help that the Chicago Cubs happen to be in one division where Continue reading Anything that could help the Cubs is OK with me