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Major League Baseball and the Problem of Personality

Major League Baseball and the Problem of Personality Baseball Is Boring What’s wrong with the game of baseball? People complain that games take too long, the season is too long, and the pace of play is too slow. We can go on and on about the little intricacies that bug the average fan, but what […] READ MORE

Cheating Baseball

Cheating in Baseball: A Very Personal Chronicle

I am a cheater. I confess to cheating during JUCO sanctioned games in the mid-80’s by stuffing two tennis balls into the barrel of my old green Easton 35/31. The balls were spaced to roughly frame the sweet spot of the bat. A little super glue sealed the cap back on and I went on […] READ MORE

Luke Voit trade

A Luke Voit Trade Might Be Best for New York Yankees

Luke Voit has been one of the best first basemen in baseball since 2018. In fact, he was named as the third-best first baseman in baseball in MLB Network’s “Top 10 Right Now” series. Despite having good minor league numbers, there was not a spot on the St. Louis Cardinals for him. Voit was sent […] READ MORE

Diamondbacks Spring Training

Arizona Diamondbacks Getting Ready for Spring Training

The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting ready for 2021 Spring Training and with the news from MLB that it will begin on time with no delays, pitchers and catchers will begin reporting in about a month. As we know, the 2020 season was disappointing for this team—and its fans. They opened their wallets by adding Madison […] READ MORE

Jason Castro

Jason Castro Reportedly Signs with Houston Astros

Veteran catcher Jason Castro has found himself another team for 2021, reportedly agreeing to a contract with the Houston Astros on Thursday. The 33-year-old backstop will look to bounce back from an underwhelming 2020. The deal is pending a physical, and it will pay Castro $7 million over two years. Catcher Jason Castro's new contract […] READ MORE

Minnesota Twins Sign J.A. Happ

The Minnesota Twins have bolstered their rotation with the addition of veteran pitcher J.A. Happ. The 38-year-old had a solid bounceback campaign in 2020 despite the shortened season. Happ joins a Twins team that has not been particularly active this offseason, but still has plenty of talent to compete in the American League Central. Jeff […] READ MORE

Reliving History: 2017 World Series Game Seven

For the final installment of this Reliving History Series, it’s time to head back to Game Seven of the 2017 World Series. The series clinching game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t the thriller that Games Two and Five were. However, for various reasons, it is a game that will never […] READ MORE

Michael Brantley

Michael Brantley Reportedly Re-signs with the Houston Astros

After incorrect early reports involving the Toronto Blue Jays, Michael Brantley is staying in Houston. Mark Berman, sports director at KRIV-TV in Houston, has reported that the veteran outfielder will re-sign with the Houston Astros. The reported two-year deal is worth $32 million. Brantley, who will be 34 next season, is coming off two very […] READ MORE