Mood improvement alert: We finally have some baseball to talk about. Actual baseball. Not baseball’s role in society. Actual baseball. Not MLB owners reaching record levels of duplicity. Don't misunderstand, those are very important issues that need to be discussed, but I prefer having them when some actual baseball is mixed in. One of the … Continue reading Extra innings: To bunt, or not to bunt?
Seeing Masahiro Tanaka struck with a ball lined off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton yesterday was a little disconcerting for anyone who saw it. Many of us have seen careers ended by players being struck by baseballs: Dickie Thon and Tony Conigliaro come to mind as players whose careers – likely Hall of Fame careers … Continue reading Remember Herb Score? You should.