While we have all been lamenting the fact that John Lackey is now older and possibly broken, what is strange, even for him, was the fact that he gave up way more home runs than expected given a normal decline. And on that same vein, most fans, players, and team Continue reading Say, Everybody, Have You Seen My (Base)Balls?
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs were defeated by the Boston Red Sox in the 2016 All-Star Game, which means that to clinch the World Series at home, the Cubs will have to beat the Red Sox (or the Cleveland Indians, maybe) in five games come October. But we’re looking way too Continue reading Off Day Thinks & Videos
It’s the All-Star Break, and since the cream of the crop of Major League Baseball (at least the ones who aren’t hurt, didn’t pitch on Sunday, and didn’t flake out) is converged on one location, that meant that the media could corner MLB Commisioner Rob Manfred and MLB Players Association Continue reading Notes From the Commish
With the current collective bargaining agreement expiring this coming December, we’re all on alert for how Major League Baseball and the MLBPA will negotiate the next CBA to maintain the long-standing labor peace. Via the MLB Trade Rumors folks, I read the interview between the Associated Press and MLBPA head Continue reading The Looming CBA Negotiations