We Will Have Baseball in 2022

No matter what happens with the CBA Yes, mom and dad are still fighting. No, there does not appear to be an end in sight. More people cross the invisible “Ruh-roh” line every…

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The case for robot umpires in baseball

Minor League Baseball announced last week that robot umpires will be used in Triple-A during the 2022 season. The advent of an automated strike zone that’s enforced by a “robot” has been met…

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The case for Jon Lester and the Hall of Fame

Last week, 16-year MLB veteran pitcher Jon Lester announced his retirement from baseball. A three-time World Series champion, Lester warrants the debate of whether or not he deserves to be enshrined in the…

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The MLB Lockout Fan-mily

A mosaic of ice has crystallized against the kitchen window. Snow dominates the landscape and traps us with a vindictive grip. School was canceled again today, further slowing our annual descent into madness…

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Should the Mariners retire Seager’s number?

Long-time Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager announced his retirement via his wife’s Twitter account last week. And so the debate began whether the number 15 will be worn in Seattle ever again.…

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If I were the MLB Commissioner

The investigation is complete. The punishments have been itemized. The fans remain outraged. Major League Baseball completed its investigation into allegations of illegal sign stealing by the 2017 Houston Astros. A statement by…

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What is Seattle’s Kyle Lewis?

Almost as much as baseball, I love Star Wars. That’s right, I said it. Now, to be clear, I love the movies and everything that’s spun off as a result of the magnificent…

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